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5 warm destinations to escape the winter freeze

If you're not a winter fan, check out these 5 hot destinations you can escape to:1) Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAverage temperature in January: 25°C (77°F). It's the most visited city in South America and it has the third best quality of life of Latin American cities. It's also a good place to learn tango!2) Cape Town, South AfricaAverage temperature in January: 28°C (82°F). The city is famous for its harbour and one of the most multicultural... continue reading

Frozen beauty.

Hi to them all!Winters at us cold. Sometimes the temperature falls below -40°F degrees. The nature during such moments is simply wonderful. It's a pity just it is necessary to photograph very quickly as from a frost fingers of hands very quickly freeze.I would like to bring to your attention some pictures made me at temperatures nearby -40°F degrees.P.S.: Sorry for my English in case I make some errors ;)Thank You for Your understanding! continue reading

Freeze toilet bowl water in action (Those who hate to scrub toilet bowls, read this.)

Anyone wants to try to take water in action? I must say I took a long time to get this right. My first image was rejected for incorrect exposure. It was hard for me to take this image at night with the toilet lights on, so I waited til day to take this shot.I had a problem. There was no place for me to put my gorillapod. I was literally holding onto my breath, trying to take a shot in one hand while flushing the toilet in the other. The results were... you know...Then I had an idea. I brought... continue reading

Freezing droplets

I have been asked on several occasion to explain the technique behind my droplet photos. While this is nothing new and the technique has been reviewed elsewhere before I thought I would provide a quick tutorialThe beauty of this type of photography is that it provides endless creative possibilities in the confines of your own home. This is very helpful when the days get short and the skies are gloomy.To focus the shot you needed to use manual focus. You can manually release the droplet to... continue reading

Freezing a jump

hi there this is my first blog article hope this help you guy and gal out there with freezing a person jumping in mid air.after much experiment i have found that you need at least 1/2000 or above in order to freeze a jump in mid air. it would be better if its 1/4000 or 1/8000 bur there lies the problem once your shutter speed is so high your aperture would have to open up which means that the sharpness of your images won't be as good as when your aperture is at F8 or F11.Adding flash into... continue reading

How To Shoot The Rain?

I was having a quiet vacation with my family in our summer cottage last week, when suddenly the sky turned dark grey and it started to rain so heavily, that I had ever before seen such waterfall from the sky.And it didn't stop. It just rained, and rained, and rained. Our backyard seemed so fresh and beautiful behind the watery curtain, that I grabbed my camera, opened the window and started to shoot.I tried everything, slower shutter speed, faster shutter speed, auto focusing, manual focusing,... continue reading

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