Blue for you

Wow! There’s an incredible amount of atmosphere and texture in this shot from the low cloud and fog on the lake surrounding the island so the bright highlights on the church really pop out. We love the use of colour in this shot and the predominantly blue colour palette gives the scene an ominous and melancholic mood. It’s a marvellous composition that really drawers the viewer in and that’s why we’ve chosen it as the winning image this month. Top job!

Foggy morning in Bled by melis82
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in blue by Emanuel Pereira Aparício Ribeiro
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Little island by zeltner evelyne
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Ice cave by Bragi Kort
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Sisters in blue by Laura Benvenuti
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Blue for you
For this Canon-only contest, presented to you by PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, we’re asking you to submit your best ‘Blue for you’ shots! Show us how you shoot this beautiful and diverse colour…

more at photocrowd
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Inspire / Plan / Discover / Experience

Discover Japan with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this fascinating country before you’ve even packed your case – catch the buzz of futuristic Tokyo, step back in time in Kyoto, hike in mountainous Hokkaido or snorkel in Okinawa’s clear waters. The DK Eyewitness Guide to Japan covers the must-see sights and the hidden backstreets, so you won’t miss a thing.

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Japan

more at dk.com

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Art Wedding Photography

Best photos from the “Art Wedding Photography” contest at 35awards

Ольга Парфентьева
благословение
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Pastushak Ruslan
Ukraine, Черновцы
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Гончаров Захар
Три
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Žygė Laura
Red wall
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Юлия Павалюк
Любовь по облакам ♥
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Best photos from the “Art Wedding Photography” contest

more at 35awards

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Don’t Eat The Props

I never would have guessed that I would be a professional food photographer and stylist. I’ve always gravitated towards people and dramatic costumes and makeup as my muses. I quickly learned that I can have just as much creative flair with food and, also have a subject that doesn’t talk back or cancel a session. It does, however, expire.

My advice to those starting out is to find and make as many of your props and surfaces as you can. You also don’t need brand new equipment or gear. If you do your research, you can find good deals on used equipment or even rent before you buy to see what you like. Some of the surfaces I like to shoot with the most are ones I’ve made myself. They are also guaranteed to be unique.

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Don’t Eat The Props by Lauren Lear

more in The Big Photo E-Zine at The Photographer Academy

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