Articles by Haishan Li

simple box for little object photos

Recently, I built up a simple box to simulate the professional table for little object photos. The box has 5 white sides (about 60cm x 60cm x 60cm) and the background can be change different color. Using the 580EXII flash, the light can be reflected by each sides to ganerate the soft light, make a soft shadow as well. I'm so satisfied with the final effect and quality. If you're instreated in making some still object photos, why not have a try? continue reading

TianZiFang - a place in shanghai you must not miss

Have you ever been to shanghai? If you are going to travel to shanghai, you must have a walk at TianZiFang, which locates at Kangtai Street in shanghai.Comparing with the brand new modern buildings, you can find the special architecture of old shanghai city. Peoples, who lived in shanghai in their life, still live here. It’s such a peaceful and quiet place to live.On the other hand, it’s also a good shopping area. There are a lot of beautiful, special and unique goods. The stores are... continue reading

My First Milestone - $100 Revenue

Today I'm so excited that I got my first $100 revenue after 5 months joining DT!!! Thanks to every one who downloaded my pictures, especially to the designer who downloaded this picture with I-EL.I hope that I can reach my second, third... milestone sooner and sooner. Of course, I'll keep shooting different type of photos to increase my portfolio. continue reading

Shanghai Wild Zoo

I went to Shanghai Wild Zoo on last Monday. Because of the bright sunshine and high temperature, most of the animals and birds slept under the umbrage or in the cave, where was shady and cool. So I walked around the zoo for many times with few photos taken. After 4 pm, the animals and birds became more active and came out.Especially for the lemurs, they ran and jumped everywhere, fought with each other. When I was shooting other lemurs, one lemur jumped on my back suddenly. I was frightened at... continue reading

Hot! Hot! Hot!

Enter the summer, it’s very very hot in shanghai, china. The temperature of this summer breaks the record again and again. The highest temperature is 38 Celsius degrees by this time. I feel like be beside the fire when I’m walking in the sunlight. Sometimes, I really don’t want to go outside at all. Watching pictures in green color, it will make me more comfortable and cooler. How about you? continue reading

run up against the she-cat

When I took a walk with my wife in Tongji University after lunch, we found a she-cat lying under a car. My wife like cats very much, so she got close to the she-cat. But it was angry and aggressive. I noticed there was also a little cat under the car. We understood why the she-cat was so aggressive, because it wanted to protect its baby. I was so lucky to catch that moment by my camera. It’s aggressive, virulent and preparing to fight anytime. It’s also a kind of maternal love. Hope they will... continue reading

100 stock photos

I had my 100th photo approved yesterday. It's exciting to be the first milestone in DT. And my acceptance ratio keep increasing month by month. It's over 50% on June. I'll keep shooting and uploading. Hope that I can build a great photo stock within 2~3 years.My best saled photo.Some of my new uploaded photos. continue reading

colorful nature

I like the nature very much. It's colorful and makes people comfortable. Green, red, purple... all kinds of colors exist everywhere. Looking at the beautiful nature, walking in it, it will help you to release all of the pressures. Just take a walk in the park or garden at the weekend. Enjoy and relax with your families or lovers. continue reading

My new lens

I got my new lens, which is Canon EF70-200/4 L. It's really a fantastic lens with high imaging quality, fresh imaging colors. I like it very much. Here are some new photos shot by this lens. You can find more in my portfolio. continue reading

Earthquake in China

A magnitude-8 earthquake struck Sichuan Province of Central China on May 12, 2008. The most severely affected area is Sichuan province, with Chongqing, Shanxi, and Hubei triggered by the quake wave in different degree. The government has taken quick and effective actions to save the people and deal with the situations.When disaster struck, help came from all sides. The devastation caused by the earthquake shakes everyone’s heart. People around the world joined the donation in support of people... continue reading

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