Amazing Light!

Photographers love light. It’s the foundation of our art. It can make or break an image. These selected shots display a wide range of how “light” was used to create world-class photography!

“Golden Nature .” by Anders Pettersson
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“Golden skyes” by Fred Øie
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“Severe storm in Monument valley” by Stanislav Kaniansky
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“ONI” by Darek Lichota
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“Tree at Dawn (B&W version)” by Zicarlo van Aalderen
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from “32 Photographs with Truly Amazing Light!”

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This is why photography is an art, and why this art requires an artist. You are that artist.

For all the incredible technology packed into cameras, there is one missing element that will remain missing perhaps forever. The missing element? The combination of human eyesight and the brain’s image processor called the Visual Cortex.

What Your Camera Can’t See
A Post By: Herb Paynter
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The Light Fantastic

Manipulating natural light is an art form. Some photographers might argue that studio lighting takes exceptional skill to beautifully craft, but Calgary-based Ukrainian photographer Irene Rudnyk proves that available light is flexible, stunning and not to be underestimated.

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Creative natural-light photographer and acclaimed youtube presenter Irene Rudnyk speaks to Caroline Schmidt about building her successful channel, her style choices and her creative projects.

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Revolutionary all-in-one continuous LED lighting Kit with HSS Flash

« NEO 2 est un produit révolutionnaire. Vous ne raterez plus aucune photo. Sans aucun temps de recharge ni perte de lumière ou de puissance. » — Jason Lanier – Sony Artisan of Imagery

NEO 2 is a revolutionary LED light, that combines the ‘shoot what you see’ benefits of continuous light, with the flexibility of High-Speed Sync (HSS) flash, for more power or to freeze action. With no recycle time, you’ll never miss a shot. Designed for portrait photographers and videographers on the go, NEO 2 is lightweight and portable and can be mounted both on or off camera. A built in Elinchrom Skyport flash receiver delivers ultra reliable wireless triggering(1/8000th) up to 200m(656ft). Powered by 6 AA batteries, DC or DTaP, NEO 2™ delivers outstanding colour reproduction, with a gorgeous soft light output and Rotolight’s signature catch light effect. Packed with innovative features, NEO 2™ includes True Aperture Dimming™, Designer Fade™ and an updated arsenal of CineSFX™ custom lighting effects (Lightning, Fire, TV etc.). 85% brighter in continuous mode than its predecessor, NEO 2 is a small light that delivers big results.

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It Will Always Be About The Light | Landscape Photography Tips

Landscape photographs is one way for busy, modern people around the world to connect to Mother Earth. There is however a great difference between an original, vivid landscape photo full of meaning than a photo created without love. We asked the award-winning landscape photographer joseramos if he could share his best tips on how to create fine art landscape photos. Trust us, You don’t want to miss this!

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by José Ramos
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Setas y Luz

Entender y modelar la luz es fundamental para un fotografo pues, junto con la composicion, forman las bases de la expresividad de nuestras imagenes micologicas.

Stropharia semiglobata
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Clitocybe
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Hygrocybe
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Técnica Fotográfica por Álex Alonso
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Travelling the light fantastic

Lucie Debelkova: living for the dream destination
Top travel photographer and Canon Explorer Lucie Debelkova lives for the thrill of new horizons. She reveals to CPN Editor David Corfield her motivations and vision and how social media, Canon’s EOS 5DS and three EF zoom lenses help her discover and record what she sees…

Canon Explorer Lucie Debelkova discovers new horizons with the EOS 5DS.
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