Bridges, chocolates, waffles, beef & beer stews and absolutely gorgeous views make Bruges, in the north of Belgium, a fantastic place to visit.
While editing Highlights and Shadows is very straightforward with Affinity Photo with the dedicated panel provided, it's not as intuitive to edit midtones. I'm not sure why the Highlights & Shadows panel doesn't include a midtones (and it should be renamed to Tone or something similar), but there's surely a good reason. Maybe it's seldom… Continue reading Editing Midtones with Affinity Photo
Been doing some explorations on light painting using a flashlight. It's really simple but fun! The only tip I could give is not to point the flashlight straight to the camera. This avoids ugly lens flares and haze. I made these two exposing 8 seconds at f11. That small aperture produced the streaks that… Continue reading Playing with light
The vibrant traffic at the Brooklyn bridge, heading towards Brooklyn ✨ It's remarkable that 145,000 cars cross the bridge daily in average. Before the bridge opening in 1883, the only way to cross the East River was through ferry, which not only was long and tedious but sometimes dangerous due to the strong river current.⠀
One important thing to keep in mind when composing a photo is to have a subject. If there is something in the way, it should be something leading the eye towards the main subject. All other things are distractions: they take the focus away from your main subject and should be thus removed. But should… Continue reading On editing photos and removing distractions
I wanted to do a photo essay. I liked the idea of having a set of images all around the same subject. However, I couldn't, no, I didn't want to wait until I go out shooting again. So I searched through my old photos and extracted those that had some common subject. The subject was the… Continue reading Silent sights – a photo essay