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Take Travel Photos While taking care of our enviroment

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

How do you get into the mode of taking stock photos?

I have uploaded Many photos and so far only 8 have been accepted. I'm not getting discouraged, as I'm going to get this. But I'm leaving this Thursday to go to the UP of Michigan, Munising to be exact for my sister's wedding. Since I apparently don't get this "stock" photo concept yet, I don't want to waste my time and photos on what I "think" will be accepted. I want to take photos that more than likely will be accepted. I may not have the best camera in the world but it is better than what I had.... continue reading

Marina Del Rey

My first blog entry so hope I publish this correctly.LOL.Last weekend, I attended a pre-wedding event for some friends of ours.The location was in Marina Del Rey, so after the event, with camera in hand, I went to the dock and took a few pictures.First, I saw this sailboat going by, so here is the final product...Then, there was this podium just sitting in this courtyard.Next, I saw this amazing tree!I think it came out great...I believe this is the fun and joy... continue reading

Adventures in Food Photography - The Art of Oatmeal

One of my favorite photography blogs,, featured an article on food photography this past summer.I had always imagined food photography to be a simple process.However, the steps described in the article revealed an elaborate and complex art form.Shortly afterwards, Strobist announced a challenge, “For this assignment, you should be looking to create a mood -- to make a photo that would look at home on the cover of a high-end food magazine.”Searching my cupboards... continue reading

Taking Photos of Children

Children are a favorite subject for many photographers. Advertisers know a photo of an adorable child will grab people’s attention. Fundraisers know an image of a sick, wounded, or sad child will bring in donations. And parents cannot imagine a better subject than their child. Parents take cameras to sporting events, school functions, and parties. It seems like every moment of a child’s life is documented in a photograph.Here are some tips on getting shots that draw total strangers into your... continue reading

Taking chances

Sometimes with stock photography it pays to 'play it safe' and add to your portfolio with similar images to what you have done in the past.Ultimately, though, I suspect that growing your portfolio in new ways helps a lot.Mostly though - it keeps you interested.While I don't have the luxury of spending hours on every shot I really enjoy it when I have an idea and take some time out to realize it.There is some risk involved as you could spend the time and then have it rejected!For me... continue reading

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