We humans have always been a curious race, ever looking into the unknown to unlock the secrets of life, the universe, and everything. To discover what hidden things lie outside the immediate scope of our senses, we apply science to arrive at theories and facts. To find meaning that resonates with us, however, we look at these discoveries through the lens of art.
The world of music is a great source for photography opportunities. The spotlight, the crowd, the smoke, and the darkness all come into play to create striking, evocative shots. And it doesn’t hurt that the lead members of most bands are exceptionally attractive people, as well.
There’s a hot new trend in landscape photography, going by the name “Vertorama”, which stands for Vertical Panorama: it’s all about producing high-impact landscape photography featuring a broader view than would be possible under normal circumstances. The present article will present an overview of this technique, as well as a rounding up some of the finest examples of its application currently available on Flickr.
Birds make for some of the most beautiful nature photographs for their colorful feathers, their elegant bodies, and their dynamism in flight. They also serve as a great photography challenge, as one moment they could be calmly perched on a branch, the next moment they’re already soaring through the skies.
Cinematic photography is defined as a photo that looks like it could be taken from a frame of a film. Typical characteristics of cinematic photography include wide-aspect ratios, complimentary colours, and atmospheric lighting.
Vertorama can be defined as a vertical panorama where two or more vertical images are joined together to create a single picture. In most cases this particular technique of photography is used for capturing an extensive part of an interior or an open space from the vertical angle without compromising with the horizontal dimension. This particular technique of photography is generally applied to capture the floor, wall along with the decorated ceilings of historical building, churches, palaces and other famous buildings.