I've got a confession to make: I've got a bridge fetish. I find the lined interior and exterior of bridges irresistible, and I always have an overwhelming urge to photograph, dissect and digest them during my travels.Take for example the Helix Bridge at the Marina Bay Waterfront in Singapore, quite possibly the earliest bridge photo in my portfolio. Don't you find the entire structure fascinating, especially the attempt of the architects and builders to model this after the double helix structure... continue reading
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When I am out and shoot so it often happens that I get a little shaky in the hands whenI shoot freehand without a tripod. So I found a lens with VC (Vibration Compensation). then it became my photos super good.Award-winning high-performance telephoto lens!Tamron SP DI VC 70-300/4-5,6 NikonSe exempel: 25507618 continue reading
The rule of thirds is an indispensable guideline for composing commercial images, but there are other options out there!Have you tried using vanishing points to create perspective in your photographs?This is a concept that is used frequently in drawings and illustrations, but seems to receive less attention from photographers.A vanishing point is a point in an image where lines that are parallel in the 3D world converge in a 2D image.This adds perspective and the appearance of distance... continue reading
If you follow my blogs and forum posts, you know I've long been a fan of the Micro Four Thirds system.I'm a firm believer that for most photos or end uses we have reached a point where full frame cameras are an unnecessary expense (each to their own, of course!).I've been putting my Canon dSLR and micro four thirds bodies to the test over the last few months and they come out very close.There were a few things keeping me from fully committing, however.The Olympus E-M5, released in the last... continue reading
This photo uses the line of cheese wheels to draw the viewer's eye into the image.It may not be easy, but it is simple.The three most important things to nail down if you want to get your photos accepted at this, or any, stock site are focus, lighting and composition.Subject matter and creativity go along way towards getting sales, but if these three elements are not in order, your image won't pass the initial screen by the reviewers.If it isn't online, it can't sell.It's that simple.... continue reading
(Sorry for my english, i hope you will understand my blog ;o))Since two days i have my brand new computer!because my (3 years) old computer takes to long for my renderings and starts to become some crazy behaviors... And the service can`t find the reason for the systemcrashes.After 6 Months Problems with the computer and the Service, i decided it`s time for a new and better one, bevor i got a mental breakdown...Today i installed my3D-Rendering Software (Cinema4D) to see, how fast my... continue reading
Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again.Any photographer’s supreme ambition is to capturing the precise millisecond that tells the whole story.A picture is the freezing of time.There are no fancy mechanisms available to the photographer to fill in the viewer with the crucial backstory.There is no way to rewind the narrative in a photograph.That single frame is it; the... continue reading
All of us went through a stage when we daily check the statistics and with frustration or with joy we observe how our images are bought by people around the planet. Sometimes it is a kind of stereotype, that puts you down as nothing special happens, so couple of days ago I had an idea - why not to make it a bit more exciting? - to give it a faster spin and have fun at same time?So I came up with an idea of a competition (in sales increase), that will bring some thrill and maybe sell some images... continue reading
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