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Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram

January 17th, 2018 No comments

5 Lessons I Learned by Doing Still Life Photography via Digital Photography School

January 16th, 2018 No comments

5 Lessons I Learned by Doing Still Life Photography via Digital Photography School

5 Lessons I Learned by Doing Still Life Photography via Digital Photography School

Still life is a particular style of photography that slowly lured me into its clutches. The gateway drug was, of course, food photography, and before I knew it, my weekends were spent combing secondhand shops for props and buying up linen in all different shades.

he popularity of Instagram has given rise to images of every different kind of food, drink, dessert, cake, and cocktail. You name it, someone is shooting it, adding a filter and posting online before they even taste it. Except for the one thing it really shows, is how hard it is to compose and take a good still life image, especially with a cell phone. There are a lot of really awful shots out there. Someone even made a hilarious video about the effort needed to get a good shot.

Of all of the techniques I have learned in my photography journey, none has taught me as much as doing still life work.

Read this entire article – 5 Lessons I Learned by Doing Still Life Photography via Digital Photography School





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Neolithic Sculpture via Instagram

January 16th, 2018 No comments

Hiding in plain sight via Instagram

January 16th, 2018 No comments

My Los Angeles 38 – Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels via Instagram

January 14th, 2018 No comments

Painting Detail, Getty Center via Instagram

January 14th, 2018 No comments

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram

January 14th, 2018 No comments

Channel Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis), Santa Cruz Island via Instagram

January 12th, 2018 No comments

My Los Angeles 37 – Los Angeles City Hall and Grand Park at Christmas via Instagram

January 12th, 2018 No comments

Courtyard Sculptures, Getty Villa via Instagram

January 12th, 2018 No comments
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