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If members of a family usually gather at the kitchen, perhaps it could be said that people in a town converge at the wet market. Wet market is term used to distinguish fresh meat and produce markets from Dry Markets which trade goods like clothing items and electronic gadgets. Wet markets by tradition were places that sold live animals out in the open. This would include fish, reptiles, poultry, as well as livestock. Some markets also sell exotic animals once in a while, like deer. Fresh fruits and vegetables are also in abundance in markets.
Lorenz Holder is the holder of the Red Bull Illume 2013 Overall Winner title. Holder grew up in Munich, near the Bavarian mountains, and it was that place that influenced his life greatly. Back in the day, Holder was a semi-professional snowboarder, until an injury forced him to quit the sport for a whole season.
Dramatic Landscape Photography Examples Show the Stark Contrast Between the Alps and Manmade Structures
Documentary photographer Ettore Moni recently shot some dramatic images of picturesque mountain landscapes, which unfortunately are being spoiled by the construction of manmade structures. Moni calls this series simply, Alps. He shoots the various landscapes using a large-format camera (4×5) and does not apply any post production to the end results. The aim of Alps is to arouse the viewers with the images of sullied mountainscapes that have been violated with structures that did not seem to environmentally blend with the beautiful Alps.
Food photography can sometimes be just as delectable as the real thing, especially when it is shot by an enthusiast as good as Vanessa Rees. Rees combines the food with interesting backgrounds that enhance the edible goodies even more. Brooklyn-based Rees is a self-proclaimed food, still life, and lifestyle photographer, and based on her portfolio is quite exceptional at it. One will notice that Rees is able to animate her images cleverly using color, texture and shapes. Her superbly composed images all share a quality, which is that they are never tiring to look at.
Kilian Schoenberger shot some breathtaking rural woods behind his home to produce additional images for his European landscapes collection. The series shows compellingly beautiful and serene scenes sometimes enveloped in mist to create some stunning landscapes. What surprises most folks is the fact that the German photographer is colorblind.