Zoom lens differentiates two swallow speciesEach and every day this spring, I’ve seen the swallows darting and fluttering over the surface of the pond behind my office. Their goal is simply to snatch up insects. But in doing so, they perform an aerial display which provides awe-inspiring entertainment on my lunch break. High loops of flight; swooping and swirling in the air. Then strategic dives that break to horizontal just at the water’s surface leaving concentric ripples in the liquid mirror... continue reading
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First of all, At the intro part I would like to share some essential information about a butterfly so that you could know more better and generate some more interests in them.Butterflies are beautiful insects and there are thousands of species in habitats all over the world, so the capacity to photograph them is endless. Butterflies often have intricate designs on their wings in addition to different color combinations. In order to photograph a butterfly you need the right equipment, plus lots... continue reading
When is the last time you just didn't go the same way?Yesterday I was driving home when I looked at my passenger and said, "you have been officially kidnapped." Then off we went. What should have taken about 1/2 hour drive home ended being almost 4 hours? Sometimes taking a new road can bring you new surprises and sights.I have found MANY new things just by getting lost or taking a left instead of a right. Today we had found the Ritner Creek Bridge, an old barn, a field... continue reading
Tip one: ResearchOnce you have decided when and where is your next desired travel destinationstart your research by searching the stock agency’s collection that you associate with to see what they have. Find out what types of images and locations are popular at your desired travel destination and where are the content gaps in your agency's collection.Tip two: PreparationBreak your travel destination itinerarydown by day, location, and sites you plan to visit. Create a list of specific scene... continue reading
I apologize in advance for mistakes in English. I am self-taught.If we talk about models - people, it was always the first choice for me to reach for someone in the family. As the mother of five children, I have to choose from. I'm just a casual photographer and I do not have much experience, but one thing I know for sure - if you shoot a family, you will save yourself a lot of worries. You do not have to deal with personal information if you can work with your children. You do not have to worry... continue reading
Did you ever wonder how to capture the splendor of the night sky? Look no more! This shot is not difficult, it’s really just a matter of setting the stage. While planning your nocturnal escape, let me take you in the following lines through it step by step. First things first, we need to choose the location. Because of various factors of our modern life such as light pollution, stars are hard to spot in the city. The ideal location is one of total darkness. Such spot can easily be found using information... continue reading
Visiting a popular tourist destination is always an exciting time, and you've got your camera ready to capture those famous landmarks during your trip. The challenge is to avoid taking the same photos from similar angles as every other traveler to the same spot. A few simple tricks will help you transform those bland vacation snapshots into dynamic photos that will capture the unique spirit of your destination and grab the interest of your friends back at home.Determine Your Photo Audience One... continue reading
Chef’s will tell you that you eat first with your eyes – meaning that food must look as good as it tastes.And that holds double when you are the photographer of those mouth-watering desserts we all love so much.Open any magazine or search online for the perfect dessert recipe, and you’ll find images that almost leap off the page and onto your fork.The dirty little secret of food photographers is they often have a team of chefs and food stylists working behind the scenes to help create... continue reading
If it’s the 3rd Sunday in September, then it must be Wife Appreciation Day – or as we like to refer to it in my house, just your typical day!Wife Appreciation Day was designed to celebrate wives without children – kind of like a Mother’s Day without the Labor Day.Although nobody is quite certain how it started, the general consensus is it was created by a loving husband to celebrate his childless wife.But it could just as easily have been started by the wife - or by the greeting card... continue reading
I love nature photography, beach view is one of my favorite subject. The photo below is one of the 7,107 islands in the Philippines. In my observation local people living in the island had a different role for taking care of the place . I said to myself why not us? That's why let's all try to help in preserving our environment to the future generation. Even in our very simple way.Thankfully, there are ways that you can travel and put less... continue reading
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