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Tips to Rock your next Facebook Cover Image

Admit it, unless you live under a rock, you have used Facebook for at least some of your daily life.But what you may not want to admit is what kind of user you are.   Are you the “post every detail of your day from sun rise to sun set” kind of user?Or maybe you are the “I have an opinion and I just have to share it” user?Possibly you fall into the “I just want my friends and family to know where I am and what I’m doing” kind of user.Do you simply troll others online,... continue reading

Lakeside in the Okanagan, British Columbia

 There is something about going to the cottage or cabin.For me, it brings back memories of summer vacations when I was young, and trips with my own children. British Columbia is known for mountains and lakes and the Okanagan also has has a dry, almost desert-like landscape with lots of sun and water.I enjoy anything related to the water, and find serenity in chilling at the dock, boating and paddleboarding.  As James Taylor said: "Being on a boat that's moving through... continue reading

Aarhus - an "underrated" town?!

First the good news - for the first time I have three photos accepted into the same assignment contest. They are all from my home town, Aarhus, and I am really proud that Aarhus is represented in the contest. Two of the pictures are even from my daily work place, Aarhus University, which is a modernist landmark with some fame in architectural circles - I am sure you can tell why from the pictures. First one taken on a spring morning, where you can really see how well the park and the buildings blend... continue reading

The Psychology of Color: How to Use Images to Invoke Emotions

What if a single Dreamstime image could sell your content for you?Unfortunately, reality isn't that simple. However, if you're creating a website that relies on photography to support your calls to action, it may be helpful to know which colors are most supportive of your cause.This infographic, titled "The Psychology of Color," details how different colors are often used in marketing to invoke actions or emotions in consumers. When photography in these colors are used appropriately,... continue reading

Devastating Cyclone hits Coastal India

A devastating cyclone, named as Phailin, has hit the east coast of India this evening at a speed of 220kmph. The storm will stay for 6-12 hours more with utmost severity. Mainly impacted states are Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. I cannot imagine the current condition of local people. I used to work at both the states and left less than a year ago.There was deep depression through out the state for past two days and it was raining heavily. The eye of the storm made landfall at Gopalpur today. This... continue reading

Black and White Photography vs. Color Photography

I consider myself a color photographer so this blog may be biased. I rarely use black and white. However, I see how many people tend to use it or even over use. Since, I consider myself a work in progress, I decided to do some research on visual design, specifically regarding color. Now, I would like to share what I found.To start, let us see color and emotion. Every photographer knows that color temperature affects our moods and sometimes dramatically. Warm light soothes us while cool light is... continue reading

Shooting the Grey Seals at Donna Nook

From the beginning of October, until late December, the beaches at Donna Nook, Lincolnshire, UK, are the place where you can witness one of the most beautiful wildlife shows in Europe.Opportunity for great wildlife picturesGrey Seals, also known as Atlantic Seals, come on shore in large numbers, in order to give birth to their pups and then to mate for the next season. The seal colony at Donna Nook is the largest seal colony in England, representing more then 40% of the grey seal population... continue reading

The miracle of maternity

I have always loved captured maternity and pregnancy photos i find something amazingly satisfying because of the intimacy and beauty inherent to this kind of photography.In this kind of photos , there is aninherent joy, beauty, emotion,happiness and expressions of expecting mothers and fathers.There truly is a certain glow that only pregnant women possess almost like an aura of wisdom and serenity.Pregnancy is such an intimate and powerful miracle.For me,... continue reading

Nan Lian Garden - buddhists must go

Nan Lian Garden is situated at Diamond Hill of Kowloon, taking in the full view of southeast Kowloon. The Garden and the Chi Lin Nunnery to its north together back into the sprawling northern mountain range. Hammer Hill Road borders the Garden on the east, Lung Cheung Road on the south, and Hollywood Plaza, a large shopping mall, on its west. The Garden opens to the west. An MTR station is just opposite the Main Gate.The Garden is built in the classical style of the Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 907... continue reading

Symmetry principle

In addition to the rule of thirds and the golden section principle Symmetry is a really good way to take a photograph, especially if you shoot architecture. It creates a sense of clarity and serenity, but solidity at the same time.Just have a look at these photos, do you agree with me?And if you've got images with symmetry, please, share them in comments - it would be interesting.Thank you in advance! continue reading

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