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Beach photography - just how patient are you?

Inflight magazines, airline brochures, travel agency websites, wanderlust blogs - these are photographer's potential customers for travel imagery. Beach destinations are among most popular vacationing places, but do you have what it takes to create a perfect sandy beach photo? And what it takes is patience.Of course, there is also demand for good editorial photos. News websites will make use of your pictures showing the crowds, the garbage, the bad weather. You will find these issues on any popular... continue reading

Beauty of the English coast

I have often thought many people take their own area for granted, when in fact almost everywhere has it's own beauty. In my case that beauty is around the coast of my local area in Norfolk in the United Kingdom. I am lucky because I work on the beaches and marshes gathering bait for fishermen or foraging for some tasty delights that grow wild in abundance in this area. I often take my camera in the hope of catching a great sun rise or sunset or any other great scene in between. As... continue reading

Cies Islands: a paradise off the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia (Spain)

Thanks to a friend who hosted me in Vigo (Spain) I had the opportunity to visit this amazing archipelago off the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia (Spain), in the mouth of the Ria de Vigo. They were declared a Nature Reserve in 1980 and are included in the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Parkand, tourists can visit them just some months during the year.You can walking through the pinewood and discover the suggestive beaches and the ancient lighthouseCies Islands are unknown paradise... continue reading

First Photo approved. YEAH

Got an email from DT today with my first photo apporoved. Gave me a little thrill, but, not allowing myself to get too carried away. After all, it was just a photo of some rocks.I actually had to go to Scotland from Australia to take that photo.And it was around 40 years ago that I was at the same place, (Findhorn Bay), where I first saw the stony beach around a bay that empties at low tide.Naturally, the buyer, if there ever is one, doesnt know that, nor the memories and emotions that go with... continue reading

Whoever wakes up in the morning goes far away

Whoever wakes up in the morning goes far away. This is a quote in Romania. And i listening to this, so I made sure I got the full battery on my camera and woke up at 4.50 am. Yes 4.50 in the morning. Due to the fact that I live near the Black Sea, I reached the beach in 5 minutes. Total darkness ... I walk with the flashlight to see where I'm going and not to think of anything.Started the dawn of the day. The light so I set the photo camera with a high ISO and shutter speed of 30 seconds. There... continue reading

Top 5 beaches in Crete, Greece

Hi there! I want to share with you from my point of view the five most unique beaches in Crete island of Greece.5. On the 5th place is Matala. Matala beach is located 70 km southwest of Heraklion. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Crete and certainly the most famous beach of Heraklion. It is famous for the carved caves in the rocks and the hippies of the ‘70s. The bay is a beautiful long sandy beach, 300m long, with fine gravel and crystal clear water.         4.... continue reading

Explore Alleppey (Alappuzha)- Venice of the East

      Paddy field texturePaddy fields are a majority of the scenes at Kuttanadu (the rice bowl of Kerala) in Alleppey (or Alappuzha) district of Kerala, India. It was a major business port in India at ancient times. The artificial canals made for transporting goods to inland from the port gave it the name "Venice of the East".    Collected paddy being packedAlleppey is famous for its paddy cultivation below sea level. There are acres of land being used for paddy... continue reading

Take Travel Photos While taking care of our enviroment

I love nature photography, beach view is one of my favorite subject. The photo below is one of the 7,107 islands in the Philippines.      In my observation local people living in the island had a different role for taking care of the place .      I said to myself why not us? That's why let's all try to help in preserving our environment to the future generation. Even in our very simple way.Thankfully, there are ways that you can travel and put less... continue reading

Starting Out by Dipping My Toe in the Water... Literally

I'm just starting out. I've made exactly $4.47 from selling stock photography so far. Alas, none of that is on Dreamstime. Apparently the search algorithms on other sites are more favorable to me than this one. I'm not quitting my day job.I started out by simply uploading my best photos. I didn't take those photos for stock photography. I took them as a hobby. My hobby is hiking in the mountains, mostly in California, and finding and identifying wildflowers. I don't think it will shock anyone... continue reading

Birds seen on coastal beaches

The summer is approaching ... many people often go on holiday to the seaside resorts. It is known that in such places you can relax doing nothing (lying, swimming sunbathing) ... But for a person who is a photographer is also a great opportunity to develop their own hobby. On the beaches there are many interesting phenomena, there are also many interesting animals. Many birds can be interesting for shooting.        continue reading

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