Exquisitely Composed Photos That Each Tell A Unique Story

Have you spent much time thinking about the nature of composition in a photograph? Consider this… when you begin the process of creating a photograph something has caught your attention. That “something” seems worthy of capture and to pass onto others (your viewers). The problem is the “others” aren’t there with you when take the photograph. They didn’t see and feel the scene as you did. Composition is the tool that helps you convey that silent message to a viewer who is perhaps thousands and thousands of miles away.

“are you Talking to Me ? ” by ilias Orfanos
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“Jinx Cosplay” by Amanda Café
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“Half light in the forest” by Luís Rodrigues
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“Dark Clouds” by Christian Giger Photography
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“Fishermen hanging their fishing tools ” by Nguyen Quoc Thang
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Exquisitely Composed Photos That Each Tell A Unique Story
more at gurushots

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Not Just an Ordinary Love Story

“Our main purpose in life is love – self love, to go through life with love and appreciation for others – to act with love, to create with love and to spend our time with the love that makes us feel home and feel like we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. Love is all around us – living by love creates magic.

And when we connect with our soulmate- when you know you met another soul from the same star- everything falls into place. The universe opens up endless possibilities when we act out of love. To follow our intuition. To leave the ego behind and to see reality as it is.”

Enjoy this gorgeous story shot in Cape Town, South Africa, by photographer Michelle van Dijk capturing lovers Charlbi and Luke. Make-up was done by Sarah Gehrmann.

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Not Just an Ordinary Love Story
more by Christine at C-Heads

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The story behind Lorenz Holder’s architectural action photograph

Action sports photographer Lorenz Holder dreamed of shooting skateboarding in a fine art style at a spectacular viaduct that he’d seen pictured online. He reveals the technical and creative steps he took to achieve his ambition, and how the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV proved key.

“I’m not a typical action sport photographer – I’d say I’m a fine art action sport photographer,” says Lorenz Holder. “Somebody once asked me what the perfect action sport photo is. For me, it’s an image that people would put on their wall even if the athlete was not in it. If you create a great surrounding and manage to get an athlete in there as well, then in my opinion this is the perfect action shot.”
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The story behind Lorenz Holder’s architectural action photograph
more at Canon

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The Story Behind Christian Ziegler’s Portrait of a Rare Bonobo

On assignment for National Geographic, wildlife and conservation photographer Christian Ziegler was tasked with an unusually specific and difficult commission: to photograph bonobos in the wild. It hadn’t been done for more than 20 years but he succeeded, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

“I spent more than four months in the field to take portraits of this amazing species. It was really tricky – bonobos are an endangered species, they are rare and super shy. I was deep in the jungle for many weeks and at first I didn’t even see any bonobos, but with the help of primatologists I was able to locate and follow a group until they accepted me.”

“I needed to follow the group for hours on end – often 14 hours every day, covering more than 20km.”

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The Story Behind Christian Ziegler’s Portrait of a Rare Bonobo
more at Canon

L’histoire d’L | The L story

L’histoire d’L | The L story
Les limites de l’expression de l’image à ses mains.

Une ligne rouge vif gravée sur le barillet de l’objectif. Et le “L” de luxe. Excellente performance de représentation et excellente opérabilité appropriée pour appeler la qualité professionnelle. Objectif Canon EF série L avec résistance à l’environnement et robustesse.

“L”. C’est un titre de fierté accordé seulement aux lentilles à ultra haute performance utilisant des matériaux optiques spéciaux tels que la fluorine cristalline artificielle, le super UD, la lentille d’UD, les lentilles asphériques à haute précision de grande ouverture.

Conception optique de luxe, théorie optique avancée traditionnelle et technologie de traitement de super précision.
J’ai poursuivi l’idéal pour tout cela, et je l’ai atteint

Objectif Canon EF série L

L’HISTOIRE
Sans être lié par le bon sens,
Pour élargir les possibilités des photographes avec la pensée libre.
Une histoire de l’objectif L qui poursuit la poursuite de l’idéal.

映像表現の極限を、その手へ。

鏡筒に刻まれた鮮やかな一本の赤いライン。そして、Luxuryの「L」。
プロ品質と呼ぶに相応しい、卓越した描写性能と優れた操作性、
耐環境性・堅牢性を備えたキヤノンEFレンズLシリーズ。

「L」。それは、人工結晶の蛍石、スーパーUD、UDレンズ、大口径高精度非球面レンズなどの
特殊光学材料を採用した超高性能レンズだけに許された誇り高き称号である。
贅沢な光学設計、そして伝統ある高度な光学理論と超精密加工技術。
そのすべてに理想を追い求め、たどり着いたもの
キヤノン EFレンズ Lシリーズ。

THE L STORY
常識にとらわれることなく、
自由な発想で写真家の可能性を広げていくこと。
理想を追い求めてつづく、Lレンズの物語。

L’histoire d’L | The L story
via Canon

(texte français: Google translate)

The Silence of Story

My Thoughts
You like taking photos, and wishing the time still.
But what I want is to capture the moment, and to remember the long-lasting feel.
I keep all photos well,
Reviving every moment, from time to time.
And I, was led to different stories, deeper and deeper, every time.
These photos might be rough, and incomplete, and faulty in your eyes.
But what I see, is something touching, something spiritual, something meaningful.
From the time YASHICA first captured the world in 1949, I knew,
Though it has no outstanding synopsis, the story will last long.
And you may have noticed, there is never a narrator, nor is it necessary…
The Silence of Story
It tells.

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The Silence of Story
more at Yashica