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Coffee & Commerce Podcast with Sara Jones & Photoportrayal - Limited edition fine art still life photography

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Coffee & Commerce Podcast with Sara Jones & Photoportrayal - Limited edition fine art still life photography

This week, I would like to share with you a podcast that we participated in recently, thanks to a lovely organiser Sara Jones. We spoke about where we started as an art business back in 2009 and how we got to where we are today. Hopefully, you will enjoy it and let's dive straight in! Here is the timeline to help you navigate the podcast: 00:00 Introduction 00:20 How did it all start? 01:30 Light painting technique: let's talk about the magic behind 03:30 How did it start as a business? 06:00 The website: choosing the best platform for fine art prints...

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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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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Tesro'on. What does an animal's soul look like?

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Tesro'on. What does an animal's soul look like?

I often like to invest some time into a bit of a DIY for my fine art still life photography compositions. It all starts with an idea in my head which is then turned into a sketch. This sketch is in turn transformed into a ready-to-photograph composition, followed by hours and hours of photographing it in a close to complete darkness. And finally, the resulting image is then put together through a sophisticated image-editing process. This time, I wanted to explore one idea that came to my mind - "What does an animal's soul look like?" And this is how this composition was born....

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Er Naro flower

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Er Naro flower

Today I would like to share with you a story about a special flower called Er Naro. It belongs to the Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra. One of the unique things about this flower is that it grows only when someone is looking at it. That is why it hardly ever achieves its full size, especially in wild nature. That is why it is so rare. It is a carnivorous plant, it derives most of its nutrients from trapping small animals and birds. By spraying its spores it leaves animals immobile and causes severe hallucinations from which no...

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