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10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits. A Post By: Darren Rowse How do you take Portraits that have the ‘Wow’ factor?

10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits

Today and tomorrow I want to talk about taking Portraits that are a little out of the box. You see it’s all very well and good to have a portrait that follows all the rules – but it hit me as I was surfing on Flickr today that often the most striking portraits are those that break all the rules. I want to look at some ways to break out of the mold and take striking portraits by breaking (or at least bending) the rules and adding a little randomness into your portrait photography. I’ll share ten of these tips today and a further ten tomorrow (update: you can see the 2nd part here). Tim Flach Photography | World Is Beautiful (photos)

World Is Beautiful (photos) Our planet is really beautiful place, and what can prove that better than photography!

World Is Beautiful (photos)

Take a look at this 38 most beautiful photos of our planet by Golberz choice. 36 Comments: yoxx said... Startrail Timelapse Compilation - Nevada Nights. 35 Splendid Examples of Forced Perspective Photography | Dr. Web Magazin. Fotografie von Nousheen Aquil Dieser Post beschäftigt sich mit einem interessanten und herausfordernden Ansatz in der Fotografie – nämlich der Forced Perspective – was sich in etwa mit erzwungener Perspektive übersetzen lässt.

35 Splendid Examples of Forced Perspective Photography | Dr. Web Magazin

Im Wesentlichen geht es um eine optische Täuschung, die das Objekt größer oder kleiner wirken lässt, als es tatsächlich ist. Compose with Fibonacci's Ratio for Phenomenal Photos. Clarification: It's not the Fibonacci Ratio.

Compose with Fibonacci's Ratio for Phenomenal Photos

It's the Golden Ratio (aka phi)- The Fibonacci sequence can be used to approximate the golden ratio, as each successive pair of numbers' ratio gets closer and closer to phi. This is the beauty of nature- Fibonacci numbers are present everywere in nature (count the chunks of pineapple in a "row"), as is phi (bend your index finger, measure from knuckle 1 to knuckle 2, and knuckle 2 to knuckle 3, divide.) But I digress, the point was that it's not the Fibonacci Ratio.

Americana 2 | The DuckDuck Collective Blog. A year ago, when DuckDuck collective first came together, we posted a blog entitled “Americana”.

Americana 2 | The DuckDuck Collective Blog

This was the first time that the three of us had ever combined our imagery together into a single project. “Americana 2″ is a look into some of the more personal images and portraits we have taken over the last year as a team. It has been a beautiful ride and we are so glad so many of you have enjoyed it with us. About DuckDuck: Hello, we’re John, Ally, and Matt — a collective of photographers and filmmakers based out of Lynchburg, VA. Most Popular Photography Tips, Tricks, and Hacks of 2010.