Photos of me and my wife on a photowalk in DuPont State Forest.Read More
I wanted to take a bit of time today to link to a bunch of resources I have found helpful to know about and utilize in the Charlotte area. The Charlotte photographic community is very large, as is appropriate for it's size. We even have a couple of what I think of as unique resources.Read More
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My issue is that they can take my image and username and use it to endorse a product that I may or may not like. In my book, using my name and likeness to sell a product without my consent is wrong, immoral and unethical. It saddens me that they would have the language.
Fortunately they seem to be listening to their users. In a new post today on the Instagram Blog they said that they would be removing language where they could use the photos. I look forward to seeing if they change the language about using my name and likeness as well. I don't mind ads, something has to pay for the service. Nothing is free after all.
And I'll be keeping my eye out...
A few weeks ago, I went to a workshop put on by Rolando Gomez. This is where I got to shoot a former Playboy Playmate, Holly. It was a fun day. Hope you like the results.
Wow, it has been a while since I last posted. And I hate reading blog posts that start like that. I'll try to work on that, but today I wish to talk about changing your perspective.
If you are tired of the same old looking shots? You are looking for something that is a bit more of a creative challenge? Want something that looks different? Change your perspective. Get down low, or get up high in the air. Try to look at the scene to get a different look. Consider wearing your camera at waist level and snapping a few pics. Or get on the ground for a worms eye view.
I was shooting my friend from her new website a couple of weeks ago. After I got the safe shots, I asked if she would pose her foot like that (stretching it out). Since she is tall (clocks in at 6 feet), and I used a wide angle lens the perspective shift draws your eye all the way up her let and into her face. The shadows lend to a bit of mystery.