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Learning from the Masters: Where to Look at Fine Art Photographs

   As a photographer, you’ll never stop learning. However, it is sometimes challenging to find new places or new people to learn from. That is doubly true if you're unsure where to find quality photographs. The Internet is filled with websites and galleries that are open to everyone – Flickr.com is one example. Because anyone can post images, you'll soon find that it isn't easy to sift the snapshots and amateur images from the works of art. So where do you turn to advance your knowledge... continue reading

Iconic photos

Despite being such a young “art”, photography has already notched up its fair share of masters. Someone has even taken the trouble to document a lot of their work on Wordpress blog with the title Iconic Photos.Each photograph is accompanied by explanatory text around the photographer and the situation the photograph was created in.For example, legendary portrait photographer Yousef Karshis featured on the site with his picture of Sir Winston Churchill. The text explains how Karsh annoyed... continue reading

Sand Masters at work II

It is an amazing feeling to be able to witness the creation of art in progress.It is even better when the art is created outdoor, under a beautiful blue sky, by the sea.That might be why sandcastle events are so attractive.Building a masterpiece sandcastle is an incredible undertaking.Not only does one need to have creative vision, one also needs heavy-duty labor as well as delicate skills to make the vision into reality.Playing... continue reading

Nocturnal Photography

They say: "Photography is all about lighting". And it's true. How many times I have experienced truth of the words "No light - no photo". But... is there any place in the world, were at some moment is absolutely no light? Maybe only if you lock yourself in some airtight, crackless room. But usually there's always light. Maybe sometimes just too little, but it is. So... where's light, there can be a photo.I discovered a site what unites nocturnal photographers from all around the world. It calls... continue reading

Great Masters: Harold Edgerton

Every person is a miracle, everyone has its gifts, its quirks. Some leave their mark in the world, some leave it in the hearts of loved ones. Everyone is remembered for a shorter or longer time. Everyone is special. I'd like to highlight some great photographers and artist, I've had a chance to get to know personally or through their work. Here's the one, who have done so much for photography.Harold Edgerton - The Man Who Made Time Stand Still(1903-1990)Dr. Harold Edgerton was born in Freemont,... continue reading

Masters of Light

Lots of blog talk lately about what differentiates a pro from an amateur.If an image has what it takes, I don’t care who took it. Could be a top photographer or my Aunt Nellie: it’s a professional image. But on the over all career level, it’s usually the light that separates the pro from the am.Top career photographers have to consistently execute tough assignments.The best professional advertising and editorial photographers relentlessly meet challenges posed by demanding conditions... continue reading

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