What Photography Means to Me (4)

Hi folks!

First let me wish you a Happy New Year! May all your dreams come true in 2018!

Back to photography let me add a new article to the series of posts started 2 years ago that express my view on this wonderful hobby and art.

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Insects. And Some Findings on Photography and Editing

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This is the first post of the current year dedicated to insects. To be honest most of the time I was more involved in other types of photography like landscapes, birds, architecture and airshows. However I haven’t forgotten this tiny beautiful world. How could I? Let’s be honest: insect photography is difficult but it’s one of the most rewarding genres.

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Photo Selection and Other Findings on Editing

Photo Selection

As highlighted here, selection is a very important process and is a must for efficient editing. Nobody likes to spend weeks or even months to edit a pack of photos, so it’s essential to choose wise. Personally I do this by setting a target which is usually 10% of what I captured in the finished session.

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Of course this doesn’t mean one must be rigid. In many cases I can select slightly more pictures as from my experience there is a chance of discarding a few photos even after editing has begun. So it’s better to show some flexibility.

How do I select the photos?
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Another Unforgettable Trip

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Remember these posts?

An Unforgetable Trip
An Unforgetable TripĀ (continued)

Let me share with you another trip I’ve been to. It happened at the end of May this year and this time I went to the Ciucas Peak together with a few friends. This peak is part of the Ciucas Mountains which themselves belong to the southern Oriental Carpathian (for reference check the map of the Prahova County in Romania).

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