Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
We probably don’t realize it, but there are many things that require two hands to be done, that we insist on doing with just one. To name a couple of activities where this holds true would driving and eating. In the case of photographers, many of them likewise insist on taking shots with just one hand, even though it may seem awkward, if not insufficient for support.
Aesthetically, the Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone is beautiful. One can also experience the quality of the PureView technology, Optical Image Stabilization, 41-megapixel camera, and the outstanding zoom features. You can take stunning pictures and the Nokia Rich Recording technology makes it possible to capture sharp HD videos accompanied by crisp movie quality free sound.
Los Angeles-based cinematographer Colin Rich of Deer Dog Productions two years ago embarked on painting a picture of his beloved LA. What he accomplished was a mesmerizing and stirring time-lapse video. Impressive as the work was, it would only signal the beginning of a greater body of work that would unfold in three parts. Hence the start of his personal journey would commence as well as the beginning of his Trilogy of Light series.
Photographer Jacob Sjöman’s pictures of the European Alps can only be described with one word: awesome. His images are able to capture the absolute grandeur of these gigantic slopes, their purity seen from a distance giving us a sense and perspective once again of how we are all so small in the big scheme of things. The Alps are one of the immense mountain range systems of Europe that spans around 1,200 kilometres across no less than eight Alpine countries from Slovenia to Austria over in the east, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and France on the west, and Italy and Monaco to the south.
Santa Claus is everywhere, as Christmas makes its way into our lives once again. Many may not know it, but the Santa Claus we are all familiar with today, the jolly fat old guy in the red suit, was actually a Coca-Cola conjured version created in the 1930’s. Famed Chicago commercial Illustrator, Haddon Sundblom is responsible for the red garbed Santa that appeared in the 1931 Christmas advertising campaign for the soft drink giant. Prior to that time, Santa’s were shown as either tall and thin, or short and wizened, and usually dressed in a rainbow of colors.