Posts Tagged: TIPS


20
Apr 15

Fluent in Photography all set to hit Barnstable

Cape Cod Art Association offers “Fluent in Photography,” an open exhibit as well as sale featuring snapshots in different styles at its adeptness on Route 6A in Barnstable, from 26th March to 20th April.

Everyone is asked to the opening reception as well as the award event on 26th March, Thursday, from 5 pm to 7 pm. The award event will start at 6 pm. Awards for this showcase include Most Creative, Best of Show, Best Black and White and First and Second place. The exhibit juror was Caleb Cole, a Boston-based photographer.

Cape Cod Art Association is open 7 days a week, 9 am to 4 pm from Monday to Saturday; while from noon to 4 pm on Sundays.

The Derby-based photography fest called Format Festival is all set to come back this week along with a special theme ‘Evidence’, taking its cue from the well known series that goes by the similar name by Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan.

The main exhibit that takes place at Derby’s Quad arts place and is co-curated by Louise Clements, Format Festival’s artistic director, and photo editor and independent curator Lars Willumeit. There is a contemporary take on the whole series – Beyond Evidence – An Incomplete Narrative of Photographic Truths. Continue reading →


15
Apr 15

Aaron’s Art Tips – 13 Grounding Your Creature Designs In Reality

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18
Mar 15

Unusual Art Tips #2 – Attention

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5
Mar 15

Winning snapshots in British Wildlife Photography Awards all set to come to Moors Valley

winning photographs from an well known photography contest would be there on display at the Moors Valley Country Park. British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibit, from 19th March till 4th May, would feature the best of thousands and thousands of lovely entries relishing the diversity and beauty of British wildlife.

This year’s winners, among the categories, include a gannet breeding colony, Scottish woodland and a puffin in jaws of an otter. Alex Mustard, based in Hampshire, won 2 of the contest’s sixteen categories with his snapshots of blue sharks off Cornish coast.

In general, central London was the spot for Lee Acaster’s winning picture of a greylag goose against a city skyline. Chris Packham, a wildlife photographer, naturalist and TV presenter  is a very keen supporter of the contest and has also showcased his images at the Moors Valley. Continue reading →


5
Mar 15

Wildlife photography contest open for entries

Photographers just have month left to submit their photos to a well known annual photography competition.

The Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, Conservation charity that runs the contest, is now looking for snapshots which put Worcestershire’s grand wildlife as well as wild places into the frame.

Winning snapshots would feature in the 2016 calendar of the trust. Trust’s communications manager Wendy Carter that the contest is popular with photographers throughout Worcestershire. Previous year, they had two-hundred and fifty snapshots entered by more than fifty photographers. They always impressed not just with the quality of the photos but also with the range of wildlife that people are looking at. What they are noticing more and more each year is just how much wildlife people are seeing in their own gardens. Continue reading →


18
Feb 15

RC Painting Tips: Using silver to paint dark over light

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10
Feb 15

Biology students loving wildlife photography

Typical biology classes in college require a great deal of memorization. But, at the Maryville College, they have found a unique course to teach students about the world around them by securing photographic memories.

Maryville Colleges professor of biology and wildlife photography Dr. Drew Crain said that this is not only a science class. And it is not just an art class. It is an art-meets-science class. For around 10 years, Crain has introduced a course which develops a great understanding of biology by offering students exposure via lenses of high quality shooters to click wildlife.

Crain told that they are not photography majors. Many of them, the closest they have come to taking a great photo is taking their iPhone out at a concert. With technology today, people could take a good snap. His challenge to these students is to take great shots. Continue reading →