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Get To Know The Birds of Turkey - 15 - Scops Owl

Hello everybody,It’s been quite a long time since my last update on Birds of Turkey. Now, it’s time to continue with the series. This article’s subject is:EURASIAN SCOPS OWL - OTUS SCOPSWith sizes between 19-21 cm and wingspan around 47-54 cm, they are one of the smallest owl species. clearly smaller than Little Owl. Scops owls are typical owls mostly belonging to the genus Otus. Approximately 45 living species are known, but new ones are frequently recognised and unknown ones are still being... continue reading

How To Use Stock Media so Well No One Will Know You’re Using Stock Media

Tired of the same million versions of a “business man smiling in a meeting” or “customer support representative with headset”, or even the ages old “woman with salad smiling”? Fear not, there is still hope that your project will be finished in time and not look like a stock photography presentation at all.If you want to know how all you need to do is keep reading.1. Stay authentic Above I’ve enumerated a few of the best sold and most used image in stock photography worldwide. Why?... continue reading

What Freelancers Should Know About Visual Content

   Since the dawn of human civilization, visual representations were the first choice when people needed to narrate stories, show emotions and depict facts. There are several ancient caves that prove to us, that visual imagery was probably the first form of non-verbal communication among early representatives of our kind.Push the fast forward button and get thousands of years into the future only to realize the same things: visual representation of facts and emotions is still the number... continue reading

Do You Know Any Famous Modern Landscape Photographers?

I love landscape photography and recently wanted to find out which photographers were famous in this area of photography.   I came across the usual names; people like Ansel Adams, but I wanted to know if there were any modern day photographers who specialized in digital landscape photography which is a lot different to when Ansel was taking Black & White shots of his beloved America.Those guys used film in their cameras and only got to see the finished image after processing. This was... continue reading

Get to know how to grow organically

Lettuce greens are so easy to grow, so nutritious, and so delicious picked fresh from the garden, that's why everyone should try to grow it. With regular watering and shade from the heat and sun you can successfully grow lettuce almost all year round. here are some of my images of lettuce grown in a hydroponic system.       continue reading

Get to know the birds of Turkey - 14

Hello all,After a very long period, I'm back in the blogs with the queen of birds:MUTE SWAN - CYGNUS OLOR The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia.Adults of this large swan typically range from 140 to 160 cm (55 to 63 in) long, although can range in extreme cases from 125 to 170 cm (49 to 67 in), with a 200 to 240 cm (79 to 94 in) wingspan.[4][12] Males are larger than females and have a... continue reading

First time Blogging so I'll talk about what I know

This is the first time I ever write a Blog and following the classic advice of Mark Twain - "Write what you know" - I've decided that for my first Blog I will write about the Island that is my home, Puerto Rico.  I’m always fascinated by how little some people know about this island; to the point that many don’t even know that it is U.S. territory but still, no one can deny its natural beauty and variety. The locals are friendly and through the island are attractions for every kind... continue reading

How do we know what type of pictures are needed?

That is the million dollar question and albeit not an easy one to answer.It has been a while since I last wrote a blog article.I am not one to write about stuff that does not provide other contributors with useful information, suggestions or tips.I have spent the last year in Shanghai China and have used this opportunity to increase my portfolio with a number of pictures from Asia.   As we all have gone through a change in the way we take pictures from an artistic perspective to... continue reading

Never knew people were searching for ice and milk. I now know.

Soms time ago I had a dream. The dream kept coming back, followed me around, even during day to day chores. And I knew I could make that dream come true. The dream? Gettin' smoking rich with photography. Yes, I was going to be that guy, that sold images and could make a living out of it.Luck was on my side and I was able to buy a nice 6D, some lenses, and LR4, so I started. But the wall of reality hit me hard in the face. I was never going to be rich from photograpy. The market is flooded with... continue reading

GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 13

Hi,This article is about a very lovely species:FIRECREST - REGULUS IGNICAPILLA The common firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) also known as the firecrest, is a very small passerine bird in the kinglet family. It breeds in most of temperate Europe and northwestern Africa, and is partially migratory, with birds from central Europe wintering to the south and west of their breeding range. Firecrests in the Balearic Islands and north Africa are widely recognised as a separate subspecies, but the... continue reading

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