I recently finished a shoot for a stock video with a working title "Meeting Zeus". Sounds epic, doesn't it? Actually Zeus himself was only about 10 cm (4 inches) tall chess piece, part of a chess set which originally was a souvenir from a trip to Athens, Greece. Not so epic in reality but carefully chosen camera angle and some post production magic can make a huge difference.I have always loved the hand painted Greek mythology figures of the set and wanted to try to bring... continue reading
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I've been about making candles before and this is my "third chapter" on learning the art of making artisanal candles.I will not repeat the issues pointed out in the first article, so, if you have not read it yet, I suggest you do it now: Homemade candles (english at the bottom)The second article on this theme is about a completely different technique. Although not connected, here's the link to check it out: Bees' Wax CandlesThe first time I made candles I noticed that, after the wax was... continue reading
Recently I came across a blog article about how to make a cheap studio for macro photography. The idea is pretty simple. Take a cardboard box, slice three of its sides and glue the tissue paper on them. Inside the box put a nice long black/white sheet and you are ready with your homemade studio. The results are way too better than I initially thought.(More photos on my portfolio)I am pretty pleased with the results. If you haven't got your stdio yet, give it a try! continue reading
Homemade reflex plate required below materials:1.Scissors.2. Big transparent tape.3. Cardboard or foam board4. Reflective cloth or tin foil. The commissions.the special reflective cloth, tin foil relatively easily broken.Making method is very simple:1. Used scissors to cut into cardboard or bubble board need size.2. Use reflective cloth or tin foil stick full cardboard or bubble board a plane, then use large scotch tape comprehensive are sealed, reflex plate.it is made ready.... continue reading
Most of chinese know Shao Bing, one of the chinese traditional foods. I have not eaten this baked sesame coated cake for a long time.Last Saturday, I tried to make some at home. Even if I didn't find a recipe, my Shao Bing smells and tastes great. They are delicious and crisp. I call them Chinese Sandwich.Thank you and have a great weekend. continue reading
I started a while ago with some unprofessional studio shots, these really didn't looked the way I wanted them so I started to play around.I bought a big, glossy white paper in a store and placed my small halogeen-lamp next to it. This is how my personal created studio started to form. I have now 2 big, glossy white papers and a big glossy black paper. But my lamp has died on me!I am now thinking about getting a lighttent, and just buy a few construction lamps about 500 W. So it doesn't always... continue reading
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