When people travel through rural America they may wonder "what are those white towers with propellers on them in the sky?" those are wind turbines and there used by taking in the wind and making electrical power from it, the next question is usually "but why are there so many in the mid west of the United States?" In central America there are flat grass plains and cornfields which allow wind to carry at great speeds through it without being broke up by any mountains or large valleys.... continue reading
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Whoever wakes up in the morning goes far away. This is a quote in Romania. And i listening to this, so I made sure I got the full battery on my camera and woke up at 4.50 am. Yes 4.50 in the morning. Due to the fact that I live near the Black Sea, I reached the beach in 5 minutes. Total darkness ... I walk with the flashlight to see where I'm going and not to think of anything.Started the dawn of the day. The light so I set the photo camera with a high ISO and shutter speed of 30 seconds. There... continue reading
The Water CycleWater or hydrological cycle reflects continuous and neverending movement of water in the nature. The water moves and changes its form during the processes of evaporation, condensation, precipitation, infiltration, surface runoff, and subsurface flow. These transformations also involves the exchange of energy. One of the side effects of water cycle can be the re-shaping the surface of the Earth. continue reading
Hello ,As a little child I remember how the world was a mystery. I was born after the revolution in Romania in 1989. I do not know how it was 28 years ago in the world but where I was born things were not very pink, everything was in a shade of gray.In time, the world began to change for the better, got the color. People have become more attentive in the care of the Earth. I remember that at the age of 14 I enrolled as a volunteer at a foundation where we cleaned parks and planted trees. I still... continue reading
Hi everyone.This morning, during a manifestation of the Italian Navy towhich the head of state participated there was a strong wind. A military man carrying the Italian flag was hit by a wind gushing over his face, the unfortunate resided walking with a part of the flag for many meters. However, the military are accustomed to responding to any inconvenience also by mother nature continue reading
A few weeks ago I had press accreditation for the Volvo Ocean Race start in Alicante Spain. Over ten days I took over 7,000 photos.The highlight of the week for me was being invited aboard Team Vestas Wind and the chance to meet the crew. All of the crew members that I met spoke to me as if I were a good friend of theirs.I did not imagine what was going to happen to the boat and crew a few weeks later, or the importance of the abandon ship list that I took a photo of. ... continue reading
In the month of September, I decided to give photography a go.Armed with my modest fujifilm - I took random shots of my surroundings (like a tourist, lol); you need to know the limitations of your camera before you embark on a photo shoot.I quickly learnt that there was a whole new language in the world of photography: noise, negative space, stock oriented images and so on.I went to research these concepts and started to understand what make a good image.Refused files came with critiques... continue reading
Last month i was traveling across the country and i noticed somethingthat it was a rare thing in these parts 10 years ago: wind turbines. Maybe now people understand that protecting the environment is really an important thing. The importance of wind power are numerous like for example: is plentiful, is clean and most importantly it doesn't produce the greenhouse gas. Unfortunately in 2010 the world wide use of wind turbines was only 2.5% of total energy use. It is expected that this number to increase... continue reading
Taking photographs on blustery days presents a number of challenges, including:- Getting a sharp image- Getting a clean image- Protecting your gear- Protecting yourselfGetting a sharp imageHere are a few tips to reduce the effects of camera shake:- Use the heaviest-duty tripod you can carry, lock your elbows on your body as you are shooting, or brace the camera and yourself on firm supports, e.g., rocks, buildings, or anything else that won’t wobble in the... continue reading
Chance of becoming a millionaire overnight: my personal contest!You must guess if this picture is made in winter or in summer. There are bugs or snow flakes around that street light?If your guess is correct, you'll receive the big grand prize of a million kisses. If more than one person correctly guesses the answer, there will be a drawing for the million kisses from among all correct guesses.And if no one correctly guesses the truth, the ten closest guessers will each receive a big hug,... continue reading
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