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The notion of aiming a camera at the evening sky and leaving the shutter open for a long duration certainly is not a new one. Each time somebody does this however, the results can be quite unpredictable, but almost always spectacular. Photographer Justin Ng did just that and was able to come up with some stunning star trails.
In the book, Eyes over Africa, Photographer Michael Poliza shares with us the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. Nearly 8 years ago in 2006, he decided to turn long-standing wish into a reality. Poliza who is a much-admired and respected photographer, along with his buddy Stefan Breuer hopped on a helicopter to travel across Africa. On that trip they flew the chopper close to ground most of the time to provide some breathtaking perspectives.
People concerned with their weight must watch their caloric intake. If you want to gain weight, you must consume a caloric surplus, and if you want to lose weight, you must consume a caloric deficit. Simple, right? Well not exactly. Most people don’t go around weighing their food, are not familiar with details like the glycemic index, and are not well-informed on caloric expenditure.
Fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis could put forth the argument that contrast is more significant than color for making a statement with dramatic landscape photographs. That may sound like a bit of a stretch, but once you see his work with long exposure photographs, you will soon find out that the premise is quite a valid one. Tangoulis shoots a depth of imagery whose dramatic effect would be difficult to replicate with color.
Double exposure images can have a powerful effect when used with the right elements. The photography of Paris-based Lara Kiosses definitely has a magical undercurrent and sensitivity. The series is called The Romantic Collection, and they look as if Kiosses were capturing fanciful and mythical forest nymphs. Kiosses’ images merge flowers and women flawlessly, creating a seamless, surreal image that is both soft and delicate.