The days of the 3/4 studio portrait using a solid color background and classic 45 degree lights with hair accents have long since passed – thankfully. Today’s portraits are active, inventive, and most importantly personal.So whether you are doing a favor by taking the engagement pictures for your second cousin twice removed – or are looking to expand your business into portrait photography – here are some hints for capturing the personality of your subject in pictures.Know you subjectIn may... continue reading
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1788/5000I am a time traveler.I have the art of registering and transporting from one date to another, images that can never be seen again, because in less than a minute everything can change.With that in mind, one of my great passions is to photograph nature.Relevance.With the constant action of humanity polluting, transforming and tracing the routes of urban evolution, much can be lost.Ecological awareness has been worked through organizations, initiatives and media, but the truth is that every... continue reading
I know, it sounds perfectly to be travelling, taking shots and if you are selling them later, even making money at once. Still, everything can vary significantly according to the number of people one is travelling with. If I am alone it is quite easy to wait for a shot if I see something interesting coming. On the other hand, it is very difficult to achieve that when one is travelling with friends or family who are usually not so immersed in photography as me. To be honest, I rarely travel alone but... continue reading
First of all.Knowledge, your best assistant in life. Never forget about it. You should always learn, experiment and train yourself. After all, when you have sufficient knowledge and little experience - then and only then you will begin to open the doors to wonderful world of photography. You will start to experiment with your knowledge, think more wisely, and see the things that others do not see. And no matter what you have in your backpack Hasselblatt or a regular smartphone, because in the right... continue reading
It's impossible to image a few years ago you could take a cell phone insteading of the camera when you were outing.I still remember when I knew the dreamstime and I wanted to share the photo in this web site, I have to set the camera parameter to make the photo meet the 3M requirement----the minimum standard.2 years ago, when I was outing,I brought the camera and the smartphone .I took the photo I would upload to the dreamstime web site, but at the same time, I also took the photo with the smartphone... continue reading
Shooting people is hard. Subjects who are not used to have their picture taken are usually uneasy about spending time with a photographer. Even people with some experience being photographed don't enjoy it that much. I feel that some discomfort is necessary to make the picture more interesting but from my experience the subjects usually relax after couple of minutes. One important element is the fact that people should trust that the photographer knows what he or she is doing. The subject should... continue reading
I often felt the need to take a break from making or processing photos. Every time I took that break I felt guilty and forced myself to make or process more photos but everything was going very hard and I made many mistakes. Finally, I took the necessary break by focusing on other ongoing or interrupted activities.After a while (a day or two, a few months) I was returning to photography with love and resentment. Something had changed all this time and I did not know what. Although I was... continue reading
Each year, in Romania, during summer takes place "Bucharest International Air Show", for short BIAS, the largest air force show rally and mathematical precision, where the best pilots from civil and military air force meet. Many countries are present at the event, usually the ones that are present are: Romania,Turkey, Poland,... continue reading
There are some great opportunities, and challenges, in photographing the night sky. This is especially true if you want to include the Milky Way as in this photo below. Here are four steps to make it easier for you.1. Plan the location.You are looking for the darkest sky possible. In order to capture the Milky Way you will need to find a south facing location (in North America) where you are at least twenty miles or so away from a city or town. Plus the scene should ideally have no light sources... 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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