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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? 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). 10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits
World Is Beautiful (photos) World Is Beautiful (photos) Our planet is really beautiful place, and what can prove that better than photography! Take a look at this 38 most beautiful photos of our planet by Golberz choice. 36 Comments: yoxx said... World Is Beautiful (photos)
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35 Splendid Examples of Forced Perspective Photography | Dr. Web Magazin

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

Compose with Fibonacci's Ratio for Phenomenal Photos

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