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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder

Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder The search for beauty is fundamental in every man. The search is as relevant from the time of our cave dwelling parents to our generation today. It makes me wonder what was the concept of beauty among cave dwellers, when grooming was in its early stage, when shampoo and perfumes and jewelry were not invented yet. Or even among our fundamentalist Muslim sisters who cover every single part of their bodies with black […]

Reasons Why Professional Photographers Cannot Work for Free

Found this blog by Tony Wu, which I find well written and thought out. Many “friends” ask for free shoot without realizing the implications. In the same way, many photographers agree to shoot for free. Reasons Why Professional Photographers Cannot Work for Free Dear potential photo buyer, If you have been directed to this page, it is likely that you have requested the use of an image or images for free or minimal compensation. As professional photographers, we receive requests for […]

photo of milk and cookies

Splashes of milk on cookies

I played around with the concept of splashing milk on cookies using high-speed photography. We rigged the cookies are hot glued on a 3 feet stainless bar to position. Using regular studio flash for high speed photography does not work, unless you used specialised flashes like broncolor with short flash duration. Since we do not have those expensive equipment, we used Nikon flashes. We used two speedlites for this type of photography. When set to low power, speedlites give out short […]