When discussing photography styles, the discussion will center around the unique aspects of each photographer that are apparent in their works.?
Why unique? Because each photographs of each photographer is different. Whether it be from the angle the photograph is taken, how they direct their subjects, the lighting techniques they incorporate, or the post processing techniques they use. Each has their own signature of style. Take Dave Hill’s photographs, for example. When someone thinks of the work of Dave Hill, high quality HDR and perfect lighting comes to mind. Or Lucy Martin, an Oxfordshire photographer who is synonymous with her unique Roundography. There is also the Asian photographer by the name of Natsumi Hayasi who is very much consistent in applying levitation in her photography. They are the photographers that swam out of the mainstream and created a style of their own. And even though there are those that attempt to imitate their works of art, they’re still the best. Read the rest of this entry »
1. The word “photography” was first mentioned by an eminent mathematic and astronomic expert, Sir John Frederick William Herschel in 1839.
2. Leica is identical to Germany but it is actually made in Canada and Portugal as well.
3. Single lens reflex camera (SLR) was first discovered in 1861 by Thomas Sutton – and it was so big in size. A 35 mm SLR camera of “Sport” brand was first developed in 1934 in Russia (back then, Soviet Union). However, it was not in the market before 1937. A Germany-made camera called Kine Exakta was the first one to be sold in the market in 1936. The first Asian-made SLR camera, Asahi flex was in introduced in 1952 by the Asahi Optical company in Japan and which is today known as Pentax.
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Li Wei is a well-known photographer. His imagination knows no limits and his works of art are truly amazing, some even disturbing, but none of the less spectacular and different. Only by looking at Li Wei’s photos you get sucked in a world of fantasy and unlimited possibilities.The contemporary artist Li Wei defies gravity by his work and by the new reality he creates. Far from being easy, Li Wei doesn’t stand aside from jumping into the sea, flinging himself outdoors through the windows or on the ceiling, all for the sake and love of art. People are often shocked by his actions and by the results he achieves in his photos.
By using mirrors, camera lenses, steel wires and old school acrobatics, he creates unique icons of contemporary conceptions. The symbolism in his art is very strong and it is meant to familiarize the new world more with the physical limits with the psychological adjustment of the contemporary life, especially in the regions of China, connecting the present with the present and future.
Here are a couple of scenes from Li Wei’s workflow and two videos that will amaze you. Read the rest of this entry »
Li Wei is a well-known photographer. His imagination knows no limits and his works of art are truly amazing, some even disturbing, but none of the less spectacular and different. Only by looking at Li Wei’s photos you get sucked in a world of fantasy and unlimited possibilities. Li Wei was born in 1970 in Hubei and was educated in Beijing, China, where he also lives now. He organized solo and collective exhibitions and they were all a great success because of the new dimension he gave to modern art. As a tribute to his work we present his most famous and incredible photos of his creations. Read the rest of this entry »
AUTHOR : Julie Adair King
PUBLISHER : For Dummies
iSBN : 0470433922
The new Canon EOS Rebel XS is designed to capture the perfect photos. But if you’re new to SLRs, digital photography can be a bit intimidating. Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D For Dummies shows you how to get the most out of this digital camera, taking advantage of its 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor with DIGIC III image processor. This book offers explanations of all the controls and menus, suggestions to make using lenses a breeze, and picture-taking advice to give you the confidence to start shooting fantastic photos. Read the rest of this entry »