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Amateur going professional

After have been an amateur photographer since I was 15, that is more than 30 years, I now have started my own photographer firm. Mostly I am doning portrait work such as weddings, business portraits and family portraits, but also I am selling good quality pictures in such different categories as landscape, macro, seascape, cityscape, wildlife, people and more to come. Now I have uploaded my first pictures to Dreamstime, with the aim of becoming an active supplier of stock photos. My plan is to use... continue reading

Studio work with products

Hello, I would like to present you my new work in studio on the natural products. I've been doing some cooking, and decided to put it on a set and shoot it at home :) Can you please tell me your feedback on these pictures. I would like to know if it is going in the right direction or if I need to change things... or just to stop, ahahah. Thank you in advance for your interest.I start with my first idea of shooting a glass of Whisky. I decided to set it in the middle of a forest, that i created... continue reading

Hello everyone

I just want to introduce myself, my name is Vladimir Maksimovic Max here in Japan called me Makusan. I'm a very passionate photographer and i do this profesional and as hoby some 17 years.While I lived in Serbia where I come from, I worked as Photojournalist for many newspapers, the first job was in the Belgrade City Assembly in 1999. Here I began to gain more knowledge about photography and photojournalism. Some few years later i began to work as a laboratory assistant in the Color photo lab... continue reading

To manage your camera

To manage your camera and equipment is a must when you do not have time, and must be quick, as my model Vincent who usually get tired after about five minutes of shooting. In my home studio are all ready for use, so i can take pictures of a few minutes, umbrella, backround and the camera is ready for the little tough guy.As to operate your camera is important so your model does not loses focus.  continue reading

Understanding lighting: from physics to moods

A couple of years ago I started with portrait photography. It was quite a challenge to find out what I wanted and how to communicate that to my models. I was in the lucky position that I knew my models before starting portrait photography. So, it was easy to have a conversation to make them feel more relaxed. In the meantime, I have quite a few pictures of them on Dreamstime, and they are selling reasonably well (60+ sales). Here are some more portrait pictures.Lighting was one thing that fascinated... continue reading

Silent screams

I had a great time shooting Eri in the studio. She is a hugely expressive model and really easy to direct and work with.This image actually surprised me, when no noise came out! It was almost like my ears had stopped working, when they couldn't hear the scream...Hope you like it!  continue reading

How to photograph citrus?

First I wiped with a damp cloth citrus fruits which were to be photographed, then I used a piece of wood finished as background.We used two light sources, namely two energy saving lamps 5500K, igloo diffusion polarization filter, tripod.Then your imagination is the limit !!!Unfortunately at this time hold only kit lens of my camera, and I realized that photos are not so sharp, but over time I want to purchase a fixed lens!I hope it will be useful information !!!   continue reading

First studio photo download

I like the country life. I like gardening. And I like the photo studio too. So once in a while I climb the stairs to go to my studio. I bought a piece of black shiny plexiglass. I bought some secondhand stuff, like lamp holders and a projection screen. And I bought new LED lights. This makes my studio. Simple, isn't it?My first studio photo was from a LED light I use now in the studio. Three months ago the photo was accepted by Dreamstime. And last week I had my first download of this LED light,... continue reading

Thank goodness for Facebook

Sale number two! I'm not sure why it is such an adrenalin rush to have a sale, but there it is.I have not met my second goal of having 50 uploads because I have been focusing on my studio. Business is really starting to heat up for us here in Korea. If you would like to connect through any sort of social media, just look for DaVinciPhotos and you are bound to find us.One thing that has taken my portrait photography to a new level was Zack Arias and his One Light Workshop. Now, Zack has a new... continue reading

Studio Lighting Setup app for iPhone/iPad

Studio Light Setup app at ituneshttps://itunes.apple.com/app/photo-studio-light-setup/id733677629Photo Studio Light Setup app that I've designed for professional and amateur photographers, photography students and educators.The application provides users with an intuitive interface and fluid workflow for quick and easy studio light documenting and creation of lighting diagrams that can be modified on your devices any time in the future and shared between devices and friends.Photo Studio... continue reading

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