Articles by Ghassan Safi


We move along and take pictures, as amateurs and professionals. Some enjoy the moment, while giving the content within the frame much thought, and others do it as a habit and such has currently become a trend.Acting and believing the act, that's what photo making seems to be heading towards. The largest growing hobby due to ease of reach to equipment and their complementary enhancements ... now everyone is a photographer; how do i know i'm good at it? well i get likes and shares :). A photo with... continue reading

A good joke and bad joke

A joke can make us laugh out loud and it can do nothing.It is the same joke yet told by different people ... so what makes a joke a good one?... its the way the joke is toldThe photo, be it conceptual or indicative may have no meaning unless taken in the "proper" way regardless of the camera's overall quality."proper" is an approach that may be a characteristic of the photographer and the way he/she translates visual within the frame ...The camera's overall quality does impress as... continue reading

For better background images

I see you posting a lot of background related visuals which may have a good selling rate.Normally you’d be busy posting those visuals with the hope of them be selected at first then sold later, however the preference of them being sold may dominate the latter giving you false hopes due to the fact that they are now accessible and therefore ready/easy to sell.So how can we get good selling background images.I’d start with the preferred client of such content ...That user would... continue reading

creating personal collections

Dear fellow membersI just need to know how to create my own personal collections, I have around 300 photos of mixed categories and i need to ease navigation for any user who wishes to see my portfoliothank you in advance continue reading

days of misunderstanding

what are we seeing ? and why do we photograph what we see and like ? is it the camera or us that see ? are we doing it for the money or for our pure joy and appreciation of what surrounds ? why do we throb our walls within our homes with photos that are outside instead of removing the entire wall, why do we live within walls ? what does a photo reflect ? are reflections consistent ? should we take a photo, or should we leave it within our memory as a form of respect to change and unlimited variety... continue reading

Flash content

Dear allI was wondering if will add flash based medium such as photo gallery templates created via flash and uploaded by photographers or designersdoes anyone or can staff enlighten me if such thing will happen anytime soon ?thank you in advance continue reading

look through my photos

Dear allI have a small request that is to look through my portfolio and if you like what you see; to add me to your favoritessuch a request may sound unfamiliar, funny or weird, but you are free to either scan through my images or ignore such a blogthank you in advance continue reading

making this picture sell

I took this shot of lettuce while rinsing in water,then I desaturated everything except for the lettuce that I saturated using photoshop to add further impact and contrast.Is there weak demand for such a picture, or should I add more vegetable rinsing in water to complement such a pic?I appreciate your comments continue reading

Lebanon Mountains

although situated in the Middle East this country has the most snowy mountains in the region at altitudes of 1400 meters to 3000 metershelp spread the word, Lebanon is not a desert! continue reading


Morning sun has much softer intensity than later on; pollution in minimal compared to sunset ...Back light in the morning gives a lovely golden highlight for th skin and fur a like. continue reading

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