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Love your gear - What I learned from going to the service

For some time now I noticed that photos are not as sharp as they should be. They were not clear and it was like a fine haze on them. But usually only on half of the image, and they had some spots that did not want to go and appear in almost every photo.I always had a protective filter on lens from the second it was out of the box. I tried to clean it by breathing on it so I can moisten it a little bit and after that use a soft cloth.Don't do that !!! only if an emergency require you to clean... continue reading

Creating a VIRTUAL Photography Studio

Photographers who begin to dabble on online stock usually start with generic images from around where they live and vacation snapshots. Then they may begin to do simple commercial concepts such as photographing a calculator, pencil, and a piece of paper on their kitchen table. If they study the business they'll begin to realize the real money is with concise concepts with a strong focus on a specific theme.The problem is the advanced stock imagery requires a photography studio or access to various... continue reading

Sewing the past with future

This image belongs to "antique" category. It impresses me because it’s telling stories about my family.As a teenager in machinery school, I was dismounting everything. Most of those items were placed in learning category, meaning nobody will assemble them again. One item where I didn't have a liberty of such a careless approach was my mothers sewing machine.My great grandmother got it as a gift. In the time when there were no major confections but people made the wardrobe all... continue reading

Photo studio tips

Today I want to tell you about my first experience of making photo shooting in the studio.I was really impressed by the working with monoblock lights a lоt of props.Here is some tips which is important for working in studio.First you can set the flash output on monoblock lights.Also you always can pulsed monoblock turn the pilot light (a constant), but it is not enough for shooting, it helps to see how to fall a shadow or glare, when you move the light. Using the play of light and shade... continue reading

The dusty roads of Rajasthan

Have you visited a place for what it's known for, only to get lost in the pleasure of the "on road" experience? Rajasthan, India's desert state is one such wondrous place which will not only please you for it's culture, colors, food, festive spirit, imposing forts and welcoming people, but also for the amazing road trip experience. Be Safe: Just like anywhere, safety is important, wear your seatbelt while in a car, helmet on a bike along with suitable protection gear. Do not... continue reading

Comparing Yourself With Others

Emerson says "Envy is ignorance, Imitation is Suicide." -- I learned the hard and painful way that comparing yourself with others - no matter what it is about - is simply torturing yourself and killing all your creativity.You may think this is being self-righteous but since I stopped trying to imitate other artists I become much more creative because I've felt free -- the feeling of that freedom gave me the freedom of creativity. I admire fellow artists works but I don't envy.... continue reading

How To Avoid Christmas Stress

“Merry Christmas!” and “Ho Ho Ho!” Christmas should be one of the most wonderful time of the year. But let's face the truth! Christmas is also one of the most stressful time of the year, isn't it? We have to find the perfect Christmas gift for family members and friends. We also have to trim the tree, to decorate our home and cook a lot of stuff just to be well-prepared. Well, let's enjoy the holidays! Is that even possible? Yes, it is! We need a few things to remember and focus... continue reading

Right place... Right time

Right place.... right timeIt’s my photographers dream… to be in the right place at the right time when suddenly, there it is - The Shot. Out-of-the-blue. And the Kookaburra are looking at each-other.I've been doing photography for years, self-taught and learning from my mistakes with manual only settings. From lenses to sensors. The best sensor Full frame (professional) or cropped (amateur)? Or Megapixels? And low-light discussions I guess. Is it all about the expensive... continue reading

Some tips and tricks to make your photos stand out from the crowd

Have you ever wondered how some people can post pictures with such a good quality and colors ?How do they match their instagram or blog feed?There are so many apps, and programs, where you may upgrade a photo, which in turn can help your social media grow.If you are new, or just curious how I edit my photos scroll down for more!Step one:The most important thing is a good quality of your photos. The main factor is LIGHT! Without a good lightning, it is kinda impossible to make a good photo.... continue reading

How to find an interesting subject - just go out in your front yard

Stairs in our little heavenOne island. One inlet. One beach. One path. One house. Combined create our heaven. The space and time of our childhood and most beautiful memories we share. My family and I. On our island. On our beach. In our house. It is a small house, summer house. All made by our father’s hands. All made by our mum’s faith. All made by my sister’s and mine love. Whole is circled with stairs. Stairs made of rock that my parents gathered around the house. Rock and sand. Each gently... continue reading

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