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Stock photography heightens your senses

Stock photography and kids have one thing in common - they make you more aware of your surroundings.Some people talk about seeing the world through your children's eyes, but I actually find I'm pretty darn interested in the world all on my own - kids just add to that by having some else around who is amazed as well.On the weekend two of my sons and I were at their cross country ski lessons and they noticed some big snowflakes on their jackets.I grabbed my (super handy and compact) Olympus... continue reading

Seeing through the camera

Taking pictures not only involve looking and shooting.When we are experiencing a certain place space or object, not only our vision is stimulated; all our senses are; so when the photo is taken one may think that a great photo has been shot, but in reality it may be a corny boring shot void of all senses that we had experienced.A shot should be analysed in terms of color values and clarity of the subject.To shoot a tree having the same light source as the mountain behind; flatness will dominate.... continue reading

The power of an image.

I would like to try putting into words the power an image can have. Though we come equipped with 5 senses, the ones that have the most power are visual and auditory.These two senses have the power to make you laugh, cry, reflect, become angered, be repulsed, be drawn to, smile, be shocked by and a myriad of other emotions and actions.I remember seeing images of the twin towers ablaze and feeling shock, anger, despair, fear, and on and on. I recall getting a slide... continue reading

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