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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Decasstrov. Ever seen painting used in still life photography?

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Decasstrov. Ever seen painting used in still life photography?

I have been lately working on my new photography artwork - Decasstrov. Would you like to see some behind the scenes footage showing how I am putting together the composition for the photo session? Take a look at the video below. It all started from a sketch like most of my photography does. One of the main differentiating points of this artwork is that I applied my painting skills not just as part of the light painting technique as usual - I used the actual paint while preparing the composition itself. I find it admirable how the texture came out...

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What makes Light Painting photography so magical?

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What makes Light Painting photography so magical?

Today, I'd like to talk about light painting photography technique.  So, what is it that makes this technique so special? Light painting can help you create a result that cannot be achieved with any other photography technique. The technique itself involves a mixture of photography and painting skill sets. It works very similar to painting - but instead of a brush, you use the light to paint. And the resulting photograph is truly unusual and magical. Every photo has a unique painterly look to it - every single photograph has a deep and rich texture and a very dramatic, atmospheric...

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Guide to Collecting & Investing in Art: Where to buy quality fine art? Let's talk about art markets...

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Guide to Collecting & Investing in Art: Where to buy quality fine art? Let's talk about art markets...

“What is a collector? It’s an innate trait. We start as children collecting leaves, or stamps or stones and, as we get older, teens collect friends, CDs and, as an adult, it can be anything.”  – EDGAR PAULIK   We are all attracted to art for different reasons. Being an artist myself, my wife and I had the privilege to connect and learn from art professionals, educators and collectors across the world in order to understand the questions and difficulties that come with collecting and investing in art. And today, I wanted to talk about where you can buy quality fine...

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PHOTOPORTRAYAL - Fine Art Limited Edition Prints - Delivery, Packaging, Paper Quality

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PHOTOPORTRAYAL - Fine Art Limited Edition Prints - Delivery, Packaging, Paper Quality

Hello, My name is Vadims and this is my wife - Zhanelya. We are a family-run business called PHOTOPORTRAYAL. We offer limited edition prints of still life fine art photography for collectors and art lovers looking for a unique piece painted with light. And today we would like to tell you a bit more about the delivery, packaging and paper quality of our beautiful fine art prints. Delivery Let's talk about delivery first. We are working with a high-quality well-known printing company based in the UK and they have branches all over the world. They are so good that even The...

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Want to meet the photographer behind all these artworks? Check out our latest interview with DegreeArt

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Want to meet the photographer behind all these artworks? Check out our latest interview with DegreeArt

One of the UK's first Online Art Galleries, over the past 16 years, DegreeArt.com has established itself as the market leader in the UK emerging talent art sales, hand picking & promoting the most promising talent. DegreeArt.com offers its clients the opportunity to invest in the artists of the future and let their art portfolio grow in value over time. Its main goal is to make the highest quality, original art accessible and affordable for all.

At PHOTOPORTRAYAL, we have recently consigned a number of our artworks with DegreeArt. I had an interview with DegreeArt recently as a way to introduce my fine art photography to their art collectors, and you can find some of the questions below.

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