You can tell that a person is tall, short, fat or thin; but you can make that appearance stand out when you place two contrasts together. A tall and thin persons next to each other would intensify both their lengths.Contrast is important in a still to show what exactly is within. Its just that frame and it has to sound loud to attract and make us gaze for some time :)Using a tripod, controlling shutter and/or using some filters etc ... are not covered in this article.You're in some distant... continue reading
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Here are my Top 5 Elements of a Successful Shoot:1. A late call time2. Food (a filling breakfast)3. Food (a tasty lunch)4. Food (quality snacks)5. An early wrapOK, OK. Yes, that’s just the unicorn list, for laughs. Of course I know that not all shoot days will be quick and easy. And I know, I know, that there isn’t always the budget for full catering. However, this article is my opinion on what goes into a successful shoot. As a professional actor and model, I’ve... continue reading
People always like photos with special angle. Certainly bird's-eye view is a very unique angle since only God has that perspective :-)1. Don't hesitate to buy a ticket to go up high. In many places, there are some top or high buildings that you could have the bird's view; but you have to buy a ticket to enter it and sometimes it is expensive. If you truly want to take some special photos you should pay for it, and it is worthy, the return will be good. I once visited Las Vegas,... continue reading
I've worked in the ad industry for over fourteen years, and like most Art Director's, I prefer a photo shoot over purchasing stock. This is the uphill battle that all stock photographers face, and it's a big one.Stock photography can be dirty words to an Art Director. There is a sea of mediocrity in the stock photo world, and that's the last thing he or she wants to use in their designs.A great idea can make a campaign, but a poor photo can break it. I look for images that stand... continue reading
Anyone with a camera can take a good snapshot, a photographer can frame the image, make sure the lighting is correct and keep the viewers interest.An artist sees something different in every subject.Making the ordinary EXTRAORDINARY.Lets look at what can change an image, starting with details.The image below is a detail shot of and ordinary plastic flower pot with ordinary plants inside.When the sunlight hits this pot at a certain angle, the pot becomes see through and the plants cast... continue reading
I have slowly been uploading images over time, with no real goal in mind. I just enjoy taking pictures. I am mostly a wildlife photographer, focusing on the things that are all around, but always seem to be missed. I mean the reptiles, amphibians, insects, and arachnids. I do take photos of larger animals as well, but my forte is in the smaller things, the things that generally are scoffed at or go completely unnoticed (which I suppose, is horrible for stock photography.)Here is my 100th photo,... continue reading
As photographers we walk about looking at the world from a more artistic point of view.As stock photographers our view can be more varied.We see possibilities in scenes that most photographers pass by without a second glance.The problem is most of us look at our visions from one point of view...eye level.I have been guilty of this more thank I care to admit to. What if we try looking at things from a different perspective? Change our point of view. Both of these images were... continue reading
Hello, my friends!Starting my blog I'm glad to share some views and fragments from our trip to wonderful Sweden. In a few words Sweden means for me design and proportions, colors and textures, bicycles and ecology, streets and houses, bays and embankments, windows and balconies, comfort and friendliness, natural landscapes, aerial perspectives, fairy tales, deer, bunnies, birds and, of course, marvelous parks and unique museums, outstanding palaces, unforgettable provinces... continue reading
Have you ever seen images in places so exotic, with subjects so amazing that you wish you could be in the photographer's shoes? Well guess what, you already are there! We've all experienced it - the "Photographer's Block" - that feeling that there is nothing to photograph! Well, how about a little trip, to the market? To be honest, I was never one for any street photography, as I am always hesitant in bringing the camera up to a stranger's face. So instead, I take pictures of the things... continue reading
Looking at Your Old Images with Fresh PerspectiveAs photographers, we are on a never-ending quest to create something new and unusual. After so many years of taking photos, you more than likely have terabytes of archived raw files or boxes upon boxes of negatives – most of which you haven’t looked at in years. Even those photos that we once chose as our favorites are sometimes buried under a wave of new, exciting images.At some point, though, we all need to go back to our photographic... continue reading
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