Playing with light

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

On editing photos and removing distractions

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

Cyan & Red photo effect in Affinity Photo

There's a photographer in Instagram that makes some very interesting images with a distinctive cyan-red look. Let's see how to recreate it in Affinity Photo. The photographer Alper Yesiltas is better known for photographing the same window for 12 years until the building was demolished https://www.instagram.com/p/Bea_ky7By4l He has many other nice photos, and something common… Continue reading Cyan & Red photo effect in Affinity Photo