As a photographer you need to be the most focused of all spectators at sporting events not only to make the best images but to keep from getting into the action yourself.To see what happens when a photographer forgets where he is, go to this video before reading on.There are more examples of sports shots gone wrong at the end of this post. For now though, concentrate on getting the money shot without causing problems for yourself (lawsuits?) and others.TEAM SPORTS1. Note of caution:... continue reading
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As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller.It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death.Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again.Styles in furniture and clothing change too so images must always be updated. Images of business teams that are downloaded the most, often feature a woman as lead or otherwise prominent person on the team. Trend research indicates that women... continue reading
From all the uses that my photography has for me, the first useful contact came to me in the form of scientific support. It seems like only yesterday when the professor of anatomy first showed us the human body. It was like discovering a new universe: so many bones, so many muscles, so many blood vessels, so many nerves, so many organs. continue reading
This article is not about supermarkets. It’s about stock photography and how to sell more images. But first, a few words about supermarkets: A century old business modelThe concept of supermarket, in its various forms, appeared about a hundred years ago. It generally consists in a self-service grocery store, where shelves are stocked at night, so the customers can choose the goods by themselves the following day, add them to a cart and pay for them at the exit. Seems familiar?The... continue reading
Have you ever visited a tea plantation area?I was born in a beautiful place called Munnar in South of India.Surrounded by tea plantation this place offers you a visual treat. Anywhere you turn you think the hills are covered with some magical green carpet. If one is lucky you can spot wildlife such as elephants, Sambar deer etc.Anyone planning for some exciting nature photography tea plantations are one of the places you should consider. continue reading
Many of us have dined at a good restaurant and have wondered-should I take a photo of my meal?Obviously the result will not be as nice is having pro lighting equipment, tripod and a professional camera system.However there are solutions to this problem.Generally speaking restaurant lighting is dim necessitating a high ISO like 800 or more and a steady hand.Electronic flash pictures are for the most part unacceptable due to glare and light fall off.The best solution is to move your plate... continue reading
Do you know somebody that doesn’t love horses? Well, I also adore them! And I get really crazy when I have a chance to take photos of them. Especially shooting horses in action. That night when my husband and friends took me to my first horse races was a magical night for me. Or I taught so…It was a dark, very cold and windy evening. None of this had stopped me from standing outside, my heavy camera in my hands, my eyes with tears from the cold in them, my heart almost exploding of emotions…... continue reading
Here are are my new uploads this week Waves at the Rocky coast of Azhimala, Kerala, India Beauty of the beach The Blue Ocean Green leaf texture for backgrounds in presentations and web design Tea leaves with white background from a tea estate Oriental Magpie Robin with its mealThanks for reading the blog!Have a Wonderful Day ahead..... continue reading
Walk / hyke in nature has several benefits to the health. More than the exercise, one gets also a stress relief, better humor and an increase of self-esteem. Can be a good opportunity for team building, to better know other people, talk in a relaxed environment and create stronger bonds with colleagues and friends. continue reading
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