I once got an hourglass from my girlfriend on one of those commemorative dates. The hourglass was small, simple, fragile, but beautiful.At the time I was surprised to be gifted a decorative item, I didn’t really expect it, but I found it interesting and I liked it. I put it in my bookshelf to beautify and compose that scenery of words. It stayed there always reminding me that the time was passing and I was letting the books accumulate dust, lol.But on a certain day I was bored at home... continue reading
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Doing Corporate and Entrepreneurial training as a private consultant is a challenging an lonely road. Basically, I compete with the "big boys" and have to find ways to differentiate myself. I have to find a path that will land me at the same destination, following the well trodden path yet, venturing into the unknown. How do you find a new path along a tried and tested journey? What makes you stand out when you're the small fry in the marketplace? When do you make... continue reading
In the previous blog I wrote about things that make us recharge our batteries. So, here is a short story about a trekking escape that I have done recently.The most convenient (time and distance) trails are in the Bucegi Mountains, which are part of the Romanian Carpathians. Whether by car or train, we can reach the bottom of the route in two and a half hours. This is a pretty fast way to escape to nature, leaving behind the city tumult. So, there I was, with my friends, in Busteni... continue reading
Hello everybody,I want to tell the story behind my first sold photo recently. (my first sold photo)It was a sunny summer day, weeks after spring ends. I with my family visited to a gardener that hiding in the trees of city, for get some flowers and little grape tree. The garden is not too visible because trees covers the garden, but the garden is just on the center of big city. Not all people around knows the gardener are here, they might guess there as a little park. The... continue reading
So Im on a roll to get alot of pictures up and hopefully I can get to 1000 pictures soon but in the mean time I figured out that in order to take alot of market ready pictures I must get out of my comfort zone and go everywhere to find the best that I can find! I found this beautiful amazing classic car! I am a girl taking these pictures so for me to go into a classic car atmosphere was out of my comfort zone but I found the best car ever...It was polished up and looked perfect and I wanted to share... continue reading
PHOTOGRAPHY AND FIRE TAKES COURAGE AND GUTS AND DO NOT BE AFRAID TO GET OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE FELLOW PHOTOGRAPHY FRIENDS!HERE IS MY STORY...ABOUT FIRE THIS WEEK......So I had the guts to go up to the fire and security to ask persmission to let me take pictures when the fire was almost contained so the area was still evacuated and they let me enter only because I presented myself professionally I was told. To be a photographer one also must be a negotiator and work as a photo journalist... continue reading
I have owned a camera since my teenage years. I got my first part-time job at 13 years old and took my first paycheck to a pawn shop and bought a Canon AE-1 (this was 33 years ago). Since then, I have had a camera in my hands. I took it to school, concerts, everywhere I went. Sadly, I don't have any of those photos any more.As an adult, I dabbled in photography. Travel and vacation photos, food, flowers, etc... All in 35mm and had a hard drive filled with scans of the negatives. That died too.... continue reading
Almost exactly 3 years after I've taken this photo, someone bought it: I remember the day well, I was with my friends, juts walking, talking, no shopping, no destiny, no hurry. Just catching up, enjoying the unique view, the perfect weather. I still can feel the breeze on my skin. The reconstruction works on the Redoute (Pesti Vigadó) just finished, and at the opposite site of the Danube there she was, that beautiful Castle of Buda, with those perfect clouds. Of course I had to take a few... continue reading
Well, looking online this morning I saw that someone has bought one of my photos, which was a great surprise. Of course I'm very happy about this, very happy indeed.The photo was taken quite recently and was taken as we were on a walk around a small Spanish village called Sedella, which is in the province of Andalucia, Spain. The area is also known as the Axarquia and is a very beautiful part of Spain, having lots of small white painted villages inland, miles of sunny coastline and even... continue reading
When oceans want to show off, they make some waves. Literally.Waves are the arches that the sea is forming after a storm, splashing onto the shore in a great white foam. They are surfer's best companion, and they are also the nature's fury.We've selected two of the best images depicting waves from different points of view and asked their owners to tell us the story behind them, the trip, the equipment, the moment, the post processing and, of course, any other useful tips.... continue reading
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