One of the places I enjoyed the most in Scotland was this small town called Callander. It was really peaceful and quiet.
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
I visited Portland, Oregon, a few weeks ago, and one mandatory stop was to visit the Multnomah falls and its iconic Benson bridge. Located right next to a highway, the interstate 84, you can reach this waterfall by car (there's plenty of parking space) or by the Columbia Gorge Express for $5. I took this… Continue reading Multnomah falls
This time, let's dig deep into the street art scene of New York to find some gems hidden in plain sight. Last time in the New York Street Art Part I, we went through some big, larger than life, artworks around the streets of Lower East Side. However, there is even more artwork that we… Continue reading New York Street Art Part II