Winter photo

posted on 9th of february, 2009

Unusually for Belgium we've got real winter this year - it was lot's of snow and freezing all week in the beginning of the year. It was a nice sunny day when I went out to make a few pictures.
It was -10 centigrade and I didn't have any issues with the camera at that temperature. However fully charged batteries died extremely quickly - it was showing "battery low" after about 15 minutes of use. Fortunately I have a good habit of always having several charged batteries with me. By the way Canon compatible battery behaved better than original Canon. It was showing "battery low" but kept working, while Canon battery quickly went down.

One more photo added to my collection Belgium in pictures.

Comments (2)

Posted by Eclecticelegance on February 10, 2009
Beautiful - it feels crisp and very cold.
Posted by Marilyngould on February 09, 2009
Beautiful photo -- I can feel the cold!

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Where to find models (focus on Belgium)

posted on 26th of february, 2009

There are several ways to find models. Relatives and friends might be easy to access, but they are not necessarily good models. Another possibility is to use special web sites where models and photographers find each other. Make-up artists can be found the same way.

Quite often the same model can be found on different sites at the same time. Sites provide different options and different communication channels to the users.

Probably the most popular in Belgium is http://modellennet.be. Currently it lists more than 2000 models (mostly from Belgium and some from the Netherlands). Site is in Dutch.

Another popular site is http://www.eye-on.net (former photograaf.be). Current list is above 800 models. The site is in Dutch. It is supposed to grow beyond a basic meeting place for...

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Posted by Elenat on February 26, 2009
For South Africa its www.modelbase.co.za.
Posted by Corepix on February 26, 2009
Another good source for models is photoplace.nl. I've found very good and reliable models through their forum.

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I am located in a nice little university city called Leuven (it\'s in Belgium, not far from Brussels).     I\'ve been involved with photography since my childhood i.e. longer than 25 years. Photography used to be my hobby for a long time and turned to a part-time job a few years ago. I like to take occasionally travel and industrial photographs, however my main subject is people. I photograph in studio and on location, either indoors or outdoors. My main focus is to take photos specifically for stock (though I... [Read more]

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