Dialogue With My Better Self

posted on 15th of november, 2007

Since I have been sick and home couple of days, and today was my last day at home, I decided to have some fun with my camera, and try long, very long shutter speeds. My exploration ended up with this image... huh, I can't include it to the post... well, it is now on my profile page.

You can see the larger version here: www.maigi.com

The camera was set for a long shutter speed of 30 seconds. And I was running around the table.
Well, not exactly running, but sitting in one place, counting to 15 and switching places.

Sometimes they call it ghost photos.

Since I have to include to my post at least one image from DT, I'll pick this one of Cathy.

It's kinda an experiment too, depicting...

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Posted by Maigi on December 13, 2007
Well, I removed this image from my DT profile page, but you can still see it on my personal web page: www.maigi.com
Posted by Maigi on November 26, 2007
Ellen, Nikola, thank you! :)
Posted by Icyimage on November 26, 2007
Very rare and unusual = great!

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Mastering Illustrator

posted on 20th of november, 2007

I decided to take free Illustrator CS Classes to learn to use my program better. First lessons were painful, just has been my previous working with my program. It's like searching screwdriver from cluttered garage. Yes, if you are persistent, you can finally find the right button on toolbar or line from menu. But it takes a looot of time. After couple of lessons I finally understood what is a key of mastering Illustrator.
The key is - SHORTCUTS.
Using mouse or graphic pen in your working hand - which is right in my case - and switching tools with help of shortcuts with other hand, makes the use of the program so much easier and faster. All you need is...

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Posted by Icyimage on November 26, 2007
I am taking online classes, but not very often.
Posted by Maigi on November 22, 2007
Thanks, Christian! :)
Posted by Maigi on November 21, 2007
John, Nikola, thanks for your comments. What kind of study do you have, Nikola? Are you taking online classes or something else?

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My name is Mailis Laos. I'm a photographer and digital artist from Estonia. Since 2016, I am happy to be one of Dreamstime's remote photo editors, and to do all I can to get your great images online. I love photography and digital art. Traveling, hiking, folk music and deep late night discussions with friends are among other things I enjoy a lot. And you can mess my head with thought-provoking poetry. You can find me on Facebook: MaigiPhotography Instagram: maigidesign Google+: +MailisLaos Twitter: maigidesign Contact: http://www.maigi.com/contact

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