The luxury of the non-professional photographerThe luxury of the non-professional photographer - The ability to share knowledgeThe luxury of the non-professional photographer by ~JeanFan
Let me say first for those who are too lazy to read through my entire wordy rant that this article is to encourage non-professional photographers to make tutorials and share with others the photographic knowledge that we have acquired through our experience and experimentation.
I do not consider knowledge itself to be considered a luxury. Or do I consider the ability to attain knowledge to be a luxury. I see both of these as simple fundamental rights of man; to go forth and educate himself in the pursuit of knowledge. However, I do consider the ability to openly share knowledge as a luxury but a luxury not for the masses but for the individual holding the knowledge. Allow me to explain why.
Let us use as our example what is most relevant to this art site and what I am most artistically familiar with: Photography. I am by no means a professional photographer. By professional photography I mea
iBokeh... bokeh photos from far and wide.:iconiBokeh:iBokeh... bokeh photos from far and wide. by ~somuchluv
...for those who love bokeh.
Bokeh is a photographic term referring to the appearance of out-of-focus areas in an image produced by a camera lens. Different lenses produce different aesthetic qualities in out-of-focus backgrounds, which are often used to reduce distractions and emphasize the primary subject. (Wikipedia)
A feature of what we are looking for in our bokeh photos..
it's magic by ~RETROK1D Sunset IX by ~Freggoboy
ask me by ~UniHydra explosion by ~DaKrunt light on hidden parts by ~goldfishprincess Summer night. by ~MerixX
Spirit In The Night by *Alexandru1988 :thumb112643532: Autumn light by *Fant0me forlorn by ~UniHydra
so french.. by ~nakedlady get a blow by ~AlisiaVR Leaves spririt by *valeriemonthuit Bokeh reupload by ~BenoitPaille
rise wayward. by ~Pretty-As-A-PictureBokeh and snowflakes by ~zajusa Bokeh Bokeh by ~zhiffy :thumb155569905:
The Light In Our Soul by ~kyokosphotos :thumb158527255: not waiting for by *AlicjaRodzik Apple Dreams by ~yv
500 Days Of Summer - Vol. 1Hey Deviants500 Days Of Summer - Vol. 1 by ~herrschaetzer
Today I want to introduce some talentet photographers who suceeded in catching that great summer-feeling in their pictures. Many deviations which are getting featured here gave me a lot of inspiration for my own works. So, see this article also as a tribute to all the wonderful artists here on deviantart.
Summer: A period of fruition, fulfillment, happiness, or beauty.
like flying by ~aldeon :thumb58537452: Blank Stares by ~pinkparis1233 :thumb66399992: Girls of summer by !korny-pnk Exits into daylight by ~indieway Kastrup by *WeThePeople000 :thumb59232565: sky high by ~lagravitax September Leaves by *WeThePeople000 good morning summer... by ~catpuff-noir .I would like to fly. by ~Sup3rfi-ciel :thumb111031107: Tessellate by ~pinkparis1233 Nature by ~tee-w Burbujitas al mar by ~cande-knd thinking by ~bluecello Alice im Wunderland by ~bluecello :thumb123470374: .Save tonight by ~tgphotographer maybe life is a game by ~bluecello :thumb12321
vision trouble'vision trouble' is the french for 'blurry vision'vision trouble by *Piarvi-Recherreen
i've stolen this title to ~xavierrey who called a series this way : http://www.xavierrey.com/crbst_166.html
the idea consists in a creative use of focus in photography, to bring a strange atmosphere or a narrative content to the picture
the effects can be increased with special lenses such as macro lenses, lensbabies, tilt-shift lenses ...
here is a selection of such 'visions troubles'
Ladder by ~VexingArtCarteret story VII... by ~Kaarmen
wizard of the forest 2 by ~SevimDalanlittle dreams, big world by *EbruSidarAbstract Aureate Autumn by ~DominikKuceraaproaching silently by ~QUEEN-OF-LONELESS
Hide your head in the sand by *Oer-Wout.: Little Miss Mushroom :. by ~oguzcengNorway rain by ~ValdooSecret garden... by ~MartaC
J'T'Emmene Au Vent by ~mheufButterflies 2 by ~yvucunkuslar by ~Sinan34liberty. by ~KeremOkay
star2 by *haikmanRoads by ~Borboletra:thumb138975358::.the world is not enough:. by ~neslihans
...bohemian rapsody 5 by *opriscoForandring by *HealzoNot far from the sun by ~LorenzoDiFolcogust of by ~sloughmo