In the pre-digital era, photo slides were a common way to preserve memories. But now the technology of slides is outdated, most people no longer have access to a slide projector to view them, so the films are forgotten in boxes on the far shelves.
Digitizing slides yourself
One client of a photo studio told how she undertook to digitize a box with old slides and stumbled upon several photographs of her father, who passed away when she was only four years old. Until that moment, she had never seen these photos, and her relatives forgot about them for many years. After the slides were scanned, the whole family happily looked at the faded, but such native images. Such stories remind us that we must digitize the old slides now, without delay, until time has absorbed them completely and irrevocably. Continue reading
You probably saw these cool photos that show fire rings, sparks and fiery whirlwinds? Have you ever wondered how this type of photograph is obtained? Perhaps what you saw was a photograph using burning steel wool.
Steel wool. New ideas for lighting
Steel wool (iron wool, steel wool) is a bunch of randomly laid steel wires of very small cross section. It is used as an abrasive for grinding and polishing, in appearance it really looks like a tuft of wool, hence its English name steel wool. Continue reading
Photographer Matt Perry shows how to transform eye-catching cityscapes into breathtaking images while working harmoniously with the surroundings and city lights.
City landscapes look great during the golden hour of sunrise and sunset due to diffused, warm light. The same applies to the “blue hour”: the period before sunrise or immediately after sunset, when the sun goes low enough below the horizon, and the sky takes on a blue hue, which becomes deeper, darker and richer, the further the sun recedes until the blue becomes in black.
Artificial light sources
During the blue hour, any artificial lighting will be noticeable. From the light of car headlights to lighting from office windows and streetlights, the city begins to take a different look, day turns into night. Illumination of architectural Continue reading