There are two absolutes in photography – there will always be another piece of equipment you will want to buy, and you will always look for ways to improve your photography skills. While I can’t help with the first, there are a few bad habits to break that can immediately help with the latter.Take it out of Auto EverythingThe improvements in camera technology continues in leaps and bounds. And while the added functionality helps make it easier to create great images, it can also make us lazier... continue reading
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In the digital era, ease of use and access sprouted some habits though some might be useful, some are not.Now that almost every electronic device has a built in camera, photography on an amateur level seems to be going a bit out of context regarding the whole concept and understanding of taking a photo.Taking into account mobile phones/tablet, pocket cams and dslrs, here are some bad habits you need to stop:For mobile photo users- Do not zoom in onto the subject using your fingers, the mobile has... continue reading
Bad Schandau is a small spa town in Germany, in Saxon Switzerland. It lies at the border of the Czech Republic on the River Elbe about 35 km southeast of Dresden. The city falls into the Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains district, whose center is the town of Pirna. This olast is a national park that extends to the Czech side of Hřensko, which we can get by ferry. This country is a rock itself and full of beautiful views. continue reading
The popular belief is that you can only take good photos on sunny days, but a day with storm clouds can give a dramatic and expressive atmosphere to a place that on sunny days is not so attractive to photograph,To take the picture of the first image, I simply measured the exposure in the clear area of the sky, that way everything else in the picture is dark, accentuating the silhouette of the city that is not important to detail in the composition and giving more Importance to bad weather clouds... continue reading
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
I like to take photos on the beach, usually... but this time was quite different... in these days in Italy came a cyclone called Medusa that offered my camera a further opportunity to picture the following shots: And here the EXIF infos:Aperture F Number: f/9.0Make: NIKON CORPORATIONModel: NIKON D50Exposure Time: 10/1000F Number: 90/10Exposure Program: 0Max Aperture Value: 44/10Metering Mode: 5LightSource: 0Flash: 16When the weather doesn't help you... I just used... continue reading
Dear Dreamstime contributors and designers,It's been a while since I wrote a blog.Everything in my life crumbled apart piece by piece during 2015:April 2015 I dislocated and broke both of my shoulder simultaneous during powerlifting (one of my passions). This meant I had to stop training for two months, and it will take about a year or two before I am back on track strength wise.In in october my team manager at work stepped aside, and did everything for me to succeed her. A few years back... continue reading
Sometimes we can see that animals in the wild are mostly like us and we can laugh at ourselves watching their behavior. This time I dedicated my day to elephant seals, watchingdifferent attitudesWhy not showing off and in the mean time scratching its low back too or may be the belly now? Nails prepared for it And now ... What´s next? Scratch again or sleep? Better scratching again cause its too hot.... continue reading
some days it doesn't pay to get out of bed. yesterday was such a day! I should have known when I woke to go to my job at 6 30 and discovered major snow in Michigan falling at a brisk pace. 5 inches covered the ground already, but I made it to work and was there 2 hours watching the white stuff fall... only to have the electricity go out in the area.so since my bosses could not get any work done, I was sent home from job one.3 hours later, I am off to job two, however now we have 14 inches of snow!... continue reading
I recently visited Nigeria - a rarely trodden part of the world (with the fear of kidnapping and a desperate shortage of infrastructure amongst only a few of the obstacles laid to bare). Whilst in an extremely remote part of the country - where some independent rain forest conservation effort is taking place in an attempt to salvage what historically was one of the most biodiverse environments on the planet - I came across a small number of monkeys.These Eyes were opportunistically captured around... continue reading
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