A family holiday is not a photography trip, so the sensible thing to do is probably to leave your photo dreams at home with your other valuables, and pack your “great shot blinkers” to avoid feeling irked whilst you’re away. But this year our family trip was to Argentina, and included a train journey in the Andes and four days at the Iguazu Falls. This made it more of a struggle than usual for me to resolve to be a co-operative family member and not regard each day as potential camera fodder.... continue reading
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I haven't uploaded a lot since last time I wrote a blog article 2015, but I had a nice surprise having 6 photos accepted for "Crowds" assignment. Last time I sent photos for an assignment, all 10 were refused. After that, I uploaded them normally and they were accepted, so it is possible they were good, but not excellent. I feel it is an improvement from the point of view of the acceptance rate for an assignment.The accepted ones from this assignment are below.What is your opinion about this?... continue reading
If you look at the portfolios of contributors, you will notice that each individual gravitates toward certain subjects and styles. When I critique my own set of images, it's obvious that I am heavy into editorial type images. Apparently there is something about me that is able to sniff out sales with these types of images.As a result, I many times find myself in crowds and other situations where everything is dynamic. You are at a mercy to events as they happen, weather, light conditions, etc.... continue reading
Shooting news based images can be quite challenging, especially if they are sports or religion related events that are having thousands of people attending or participating. How the hell is one gonna get model release for all that. There are sponsor logos, police to take care of the situation by keeping the crowd under control and many more people like vendors making their business selling goodies. Its almost a futile attempt to try shooting such images for stock…… one would think….. but think... continue reading
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