Browsing Tag

500px

General

Smashed my 500px lens.

500px Now 100% Owned by Visual China Group (Michael Russell Photography Photoblog) So what now? No matter what networks you share your work to – having your own website and making it the center of your activity is a good idea. It is only on your own website that you can truly control your content. Buy a domain name if you don’t already have one. I host mine with Dreamhost.com, though there are a lot of other great hosts out…

Continue Reading

Photography

Photographic Binge Eating

You know that type of photo: amazing locations, wonderful light, colorful sunsets, starry skies, waterfalls, ocean waves, tropical beaches, brilliant colors. Most of them revealed a mastery of technique, accurate choice of location, delightful composition, masterful post-processing. Each one of those photos could have won a contest, get printed on a calendar or poster, graced the pages of a magazine or got a million likes on social networks. There was even a photo that was almost identical to Peter Lik’s…

Continue Reading

General

Some of my favorite Landscape photos from 500px

650 meters by Vitaliy Raskalov on 500px Boulder Creek by Gary Randall on 500px Cloudy evening on Port-Lin in Le Croisic by Loïc Lagarde on 500px Whakeena Creek by Erik Lundh on 500px Down Stream by Jordan Weinrich on 500px The secret garden by Bogdan Vasili? on 500px Prowling Panther by Majeed Badizadegan on 500px Reflection of Beauty by Nejdet Duzen on 500px…

Continue Reading

General

Only five kinds?

If you like the apples made by a particular tree, and you want to make more trees just like it, you have to clone it: Snip off a shoot from the original tree, graft it onto a living rootstock, and let it grow. This is how apple varieties come into existence. Every McIntosh is a graft of the original tree that John McIntosh discovered on his Ontario farm in 1811, or a graft of a graft. Every Granny Smith stems…

Continue Reading