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  • Lishui China Photography Festival

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of August, 2009

    I have been invited to be a guest curator at this international festival. I would like to have comments from anyone who has attended in the past or who can tell me more about the city of Lishui. See Article
  • In with the Old

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of January, 2009

    As retirement funds belonging to a large population of aging Boomers shrink, the word “retirement” may drop out of usage. Simultaneously as this group kisses retirement goodbye, the group just below them in the population are faced with a world of constantly changing... More
  • Funniest thing I've read lately

    by Tangie | 13th of November, 2008

    Here is something someone in my office was kind enough to give me to read today. He told me that I should read it as it is connected to what I do and it will help me improve my customer service skills. I must admit, it surely made an impression. I laughed a lot. It is... More
  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... More
  • What size is....?

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of October, 2008

    The past couple of weeks found me in New York just as Fashion Week was ending and last week in Southern California for a seminar. Perhaps because NY was filled with fashionistas and models, I noticed a lot of very, very thin women in the park and on the street. A jogger... More
  • A Whale of a Tale

    by Ellenboughn | 30th of July, 2008

    Taking photos of giant marine mammals can be tricky. First of all, they simply can’t be counted on to show up on set on time. Whale watching tour companies chart the movement of known pods and individuals to ensure that their trips offer the most likely chances of seeing... More
  • Camp Whatucallit

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of July, 2008

    As the end of summer approaches, it’s time to capture as many summer themed images as possible. When the demand for this genre grows in early 2009, you’ll find yourself looking for a campsite or outdoor pool that isn’t covered in snow. Over six million kids attend... More
  • The New China

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of March, 2008

    The world prepares to visit China in great numbers for the 2008 Olympics. Many visitors may be surprised at the extent of China’s expansion. According to Businessweek, “China will soon be home to the world's largest airport, the world's first fully sustainable city, and... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... More
  • Mommy LOOK!

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of June, 2007

    Everybody loves a baby...unless they are screaming in the seat next to you on a cross-country flight. And almost everyone has a baby around the house at one time or another. But beware...babies and children can be like little flowers: way too many images of them to compete... More
  • Whimsical Wonders

    by Assignments | 18th of September, 2017

    Photoshop Design Tutorial: Whimsical Wonders A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Wondrous Fairy Tale Setting in Photoshop Russian artist Larissa, known by her name Annnmei on Dreamstime, has a small but powerful portfolio of illustrations that utilize... More
  • Product photography: my first experience

    by Apers | 18th of September, 2017

         As you can see, I have some experience with photoshoots with models, so I thought that product photography was easy. Last week my daughter asked me to take some pictures of crocheting she makes and sells via her Etsy webshop, DC crochet Design. She was... More
  • An Old Camera And A Cheap Lens

    by Keremgo | 16th of September, 2017

    "Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the earth" - Archimedes Can we do the same with an "old" camera and "cheap" lens in our world? Surely we can because even the cheapest materials that produced today is much more efficient... More
  • Swanning around Southampton

    by Jaquiht | 10th of September, 2017

    It’s not especially uncommon for me to be wrong, and this week has been no exception. I recently had a whinge about the local mute swans being difficult to photograph because of their propensity to position themselves in bright sunshine on dark ponds. However, they have... More
  • Jiaxing Chinese Rice-pudding Museum

    by Richardwhf | 26th of August, 2017

    From my experience, the best way to underground the history of a city is to visit the museum, especially the folk custom museum. Rice-pudding is a famous and traditional food in south of China, and it is also a folk custom in May 5th(China calendar).In this day, Chinese... More
  • Photos that stand out. Part 3

    by TheSlowWalkers | 21st of August, 2017

    Well, it's about time that I showed you another five photos that I think stand out from the crowd. This group differs from the previous ones just a little, as it has a black and white photo included. Black and white tends to get a little overlooked these days but can... More
  • Yin and Yang in the single ginkgo leaf

    by Richardwhf | 15th of August, 2017

    Yin and Yang are the famous signal in China culture. Yin means dark,negative,dead,sad...all of the bad things;and Yang means brightness,positive , birth...all of the good things. You could find Yin and Yang in everywhere,as you see,the single ginkgo leaf half yellow and... More
  • Under the sun of China old town

    by Richardwhf | 10th of August, 2017

    It was a sunny afternoon in winter season. There was not little wind and the river and the pool were very peaceful.I rode to anywhere without any purple. Then turn a big Corner, there was a group of black building without any modern style.I knew it was Xincheng Old Town.... More
  • Experiencing Chinese food

    by Saletomic | 8th of August, 2017

    For a foreigner coming to China, adjusting to Chinese food can represent a challenge. In my first visit I couldn't accept and enjoy it so much, due to a great difference to western cuisine. At my second visit, I feel in LOVE with healthy and natural Chinese food.... More
  • Traveling in China with a fixed-lens camera

    by Grisho | 8th of August, 2017

    My sister started studying in China in 2012 and I had the opportunity to visit her multiple times during her stay there. I always stayed for about a month each time so I can experience closely the culture, people and what interested me most as a photographer - life on the... More

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