I love this genre of photography for its surprise rapidity.On the streets is always something happening no matter how small the town is. I often break the first rule of street photography by always and everywhere carrying the camera with me and often regret it.I try to visit the maximum number of city events instead .I love to take pictures of the city holidays and festivals.This year has been rich in events in my city.Ryazan half marathon was held for the first time.The fourth Bicycle parade was... continue reading
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Are you planning a trip to a waterfall park or does that nice river in your neighborhood deserve a great photo? Here are some tips on camera settings options you have.First, make sure you will have a tripod with you. Although we’ll discuss some options without one, a tripod or even placing your camera on a steady base will open a wide variety of effects you can achieve.Second, set your camera to Tv mode (Shutter Speed Priority). This will be your main adjustment tool, as flowing water... continue reading
The Internet has changed the way we live our lives. From how we access information to how we interact with friends and family, our online connectivity affects every aspect of our day-to-day existence.And nowhere is this more noticeable than in how we buy and sell goods. Imagine if you can the world of photography before digital cameras, online marketplaces like dreamstime.com, and websites or social media for promoting your service and products. We would be hard pressed to survive without all that... continue reading
By researching the internet you can find a lot of information about street photography. In my opinion it is the most popular and interesting way of capturing life. Especially when our society changes all time. It is fascinating to be part of it and have a chance to document through images of our everyday life.There are some basic rules, but all the rules can and should be broken. Many beginners try to copy others work, spending lot’s of time browsing Flickr, and others websites with images. There... continue reading
Almost always I read in photography tutorials to keep my ISO as low as possible and if necessary, use tripod to allow slower shutter speed, and let in more light to the camera sensor. But is it always necessary to use a tripod? In the end everyone must admit, that is quite limiting, especially when we are talking about flexibility and creativity. Ok, maybe modern tripods are more adjustable, but still you need time to set everything up. Is that necessary?I believe in using a tripod in few examples:... continue reading
When it comes to marketing, there are important factors to consider to stand out to your existing and potential customers. Streamline designMake sure your design is streamlined - have the same font and design on all of your brand's products from website logo to business cards. All online marketing channels should be consistent. They should have the same colour scheme, theme and design. Consistent design helps your customer remember your brand which is an excellent way to strategically market... continue reading
I have a confession to make. i'm a symmetry addict.If you happen to live in a large city, like most people, it can be chaotic. Finding symmetry, at least to me, gives me a sense of peace...or at the very least a temporary feeling of equilibrium. Naturally, I try to incorporate this in my style of photography whenever I can and some turn out to be best-sellers.It's no wonder that buyers also find symmetric images appealing.Here's a few examples of my top 5 favourite... continue reading
Failures can be our great learning opportunities. We looked at Small Failures in Part I of this article, so let’s dive in here and tackle what we consider the Big or Fatal Failures.BIG FAILSSome problems can be a lot harder – but not always impossible - to correct in post processing software. These are best to understand first and try to avoid if possible.Chromatic aberration Ever look closely at object in your image and notice a purple ring? That is chromatic aberration and is caused by poor... continue reading
Developing an eCommerce website is easy, but to generate the sales and keep the website running is the most difficult task. When it comes to an eCommerce website, it drops down to two things. Testing and sweating the website or understanding the human psychology.So, it all grinds down to how people view your website and what it feels like to stay and order from your website? Despite, testing is the final stage of the website, you need to make sure that the website runs in a seamless manner. But, you... continue reading
Start simpleIf you are a beginner in packaging design start simple. Execute the basics first and teach yourself how to make the label designs for products. Get inspired by looking at other designers and successful packaging projects.Don't be afraid to cutWhen you doubt some graphics be safe and remove them. Space is premium in packaging design, so only include important elements. If you clutter the label try to exclude something. Clean is the way to go.ContrastIt is very important that... continue reading
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