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Switzerland is legendary when it comes to snow sports. It offers varied and numerous ski resorts, from small village places to large ski stations. This is because the majority of Switzerland’s ski resorts are encircled by remarkable landscapes like enormous ice fields and tall mountains, making it an idyllic place for all sorts of sports that need lots of ice. Practically all winter resorts in Switzerland are jam-packed in summer by tourists and sports enthusiasts because of the myriad of possible activities as well as superb facilities. There is also a noticeable groundswell of interest these days in winter sports, having just concluded the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Photographer Olly Burn while on a trip to Leysin in Switzerland shot some stunning images which show why enthusiasts of winter sports are so taken by their outdoor activity.
Randy Scott Slavin‘s photography portrays landscapes as well as cityscapes in a 360 degree view, a perspective more akin to the human eye than a two dimensional photograph. Called Alternate Perspectives, it is a collection of photographs wherein particular locations or landmarks are shot several times and are stitched together, creating a 360 degree view.
Both genteel and rustic, nothing can quite compare with the English countryside with its rolling hills, woodlands, dales and charming winding country roads. English folk have all the luck as they have this storied countryside to explore and relax in. Ross Jenkinson does justice to the English landscape, areas described to most Brits as “England’s green and pleasant land”.
From frozen flowers, glass bottoms with dried spirits, to close-ups of exploding soap bubbles, leave it to today’s photographers to exploit just about everything and every event just to get that unique image. Chris Peun joins this growing legion of shutterbugs, as he chooses another seemingly mundane subject to shoot. Nail polish.
TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create natural light portraits. Aside from that, you’ll also be getting lots of valuable information on how Wayne Radford plans his portrait sessions. He doesn’t just show up at a shoot unprepared, but goes the extra mile such as planning the color schemes of everything from clothes to the interior of the subject’s home. Radford’s ebook includes information for both color and black and white portrait photography.
Adriana Echavarria-Eisenhower’s sublime seascapes carry an element of elegance and refinement, dramatic in their serenity as well as tranquility. Her background as a dancer comes as no surprise, as the images evoke the same fluidity you would expect from a disciplined performer. Focusing her talents behind the camera as a portrait and landscape photographer, her style is very clear and defined as it tries to bring out the tranquility and serenity of the sea in every picture.