I still believe that street photography is a near perfect training ground for event photography, with one significant exception. For street we tend to choose a single focal length; but for paid work, based on last years experience, one needs a zoom. Event Gollum Time… Well it was that time of year again. The annual
Category: General Photography
Bokeh, over softened backgrounds and flash can be great with portraits, flowers and other subject oriented imagery. For street photography the background is often an essential part of the image by providing the context for the story.
"think about what you want social media to be as far as your photography is concerned & think about what your photography is for" is good advice...
As a paid photographer I guess Canon want me to understand: "I am not worthy to buy a Canon, let alone use one for corporate work and tell people I used a Canon..."
I mentioned in my earlier video that the Canon 5d classic (or mark 1) has a peppery effect on images using a high iso. In this video I show with a sample picture the effect and show a Lightroom setting that makes the image work again.
It is very time consuming to find music suitable for a video. Unlike pictures which can be visually scanned, music needs to be listened to in real time. The duration of the music is needed to assess the work for its suitability. So I thought I would share some of the music that I find
iCha has been playing with boxes, cropping and using the proportions of the image to enhance the image. - I wanted to reply to iCha and share my thoughts on the subject.
Analogue photography is predominantly left handed but digital is right. "What influence does this have on creativity?". More importantly; "Your images!".
I was having an internet drift, several days ago, and Youtube made a proposal. "A Chip Kidd TEDtalk" I am so happy the algorithm did. Chip Kidd's TED talk started as a shock, but I found myself drawn into his mind, his product and his mastery.
Having been given many cameras by my father, the Canon 5d Mark I or Classic is one that I was interested in myself. I have had some months to play with it and see what it can do.