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Blue hour reflections and experiences

The blue hour occurs twice every day, just before sunrise and after sunset, but despite its regularity it provides almost magical opportunities for photography. Do you lack colors in your photos? Would you appreciate more mystical atmosphere in your frames? And would you treasure seeing your town from a unique perspective, which you would never have noticed at noon? Then the blue hour offers two unique, "once in a lifetime-like", chances every single day.This spring I have experimented with taking... continue reading

My artificial island made for insect macro shoots

I made this micro-island from plastic, sand, rocks and seashells and I put on it various insects. A photo studio for these tiny "models".Is very comfortable to shoot on this island, I can rotate it for good angle. This video show the moment when I put a can full of caterpillars over the spider, a really assault from the sky :)Around the island is water, as you can see the caterpillars can swim but the spider was keept at place to do the web. I have another video with the spider and the web.... continue reading

Unwanted photograpers & models

Android-like virtual models are here!I post a new article on my google blog, very intriguing for our future stock photography.http://alveraphoto.blogspot.ro/2013/02/the-end-of-stock-photography.html continue reading

What is the real collor of the Sky ?

The thought of the day.It seem that we forgot the real color of the sky. We use and like to see the perfect blue gradient artificially created to replace the flat and white sky as suggested in this excellent post.When come to show the really clouds in a real sky with the perfect blue, some of us seem to se them as not natural or filtered. Nowadays, it is so easy to recreate a artificial sky with some Clouds PS Brush and you can make it. But still, I prefer as long as possible to enhance the... continue reading

Does it look artificial?

Just interested what other people thing about this Skyscraper at ground Zero. Or does it more look like a server rack? continue reading

Snow: Real or Instant?

How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes.A discussion about the merits of various types of imitation snow is here. For a discussion that will help you cover an entire mountain with artificial flakes click hereHere’s some ideas to ponder while you get ready for winter weather to really kick in.And some... continue reading

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