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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Satrum tree. Inventing a new alphabet for a photograph - The magic behind the fine art photography process

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Satrum tree. Inventing a new alphabet for a photograph - The magic behind the fine art photography process

I recently started working on my new photography art piece - Satrum tree. The main idea behind this artwork is to depict the magical properties of this very special and rare tree from the Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno 'o Astra. You can see the preparation process in the video below. I had to invent a whole new alphabet for this composition alone. You can see several unfamiliar symbols belonging to this language on the tree's bark in the video above. It all started from an idea of a tree that can predict the future (you can find out more about...

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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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