Every year my hometown hosts an international fireworks festival. It usually last for a couple of days, so it's a great opportunity to master photographing fireworks - in my opinion one of the most complicated things to capture with the camera.
But why are fireworks so difficult to capture properly?
First of all, when I say properly, I mean all of those things that make a great photograph - composition, exposure and some kind of a conceptional value - usually with story behind it.
How hard can it be, right? You set up your tripod, point a camera to the sky and wait for the fireworks to begin. You may know exactly where the fi
After shooting some architecture with Velvia 100, I've decided to have some fun with Velvia 50. Like the previous series, in this one I also used Praktica MTL5b and some Pentacon lenses (50mm f:1.8 and 29mm f:2.8, although I also own 200mm f:4 but for some reason I don't use it). I bought the film in late April this year in a shop called Praxis (pretty much the best place for buying photographic film in Croatia). To be honest, I've had a pretty shitty summer due to some postponed faculty related stuff, so pretty much nothing interesting happened, but some of these photos have a deeper background story (at least fo
Like every year, this year I'm spending a couple of days in Novi Vinodolski. I haven't taken any photos for a while, so I was really thrilled about it. In the past week I've managed to get a few decent shots, and I hope I'll catch a few more in the next few days, before getting back to Zagreb.
I'm still using my old equipment. I really want to push beyond the limits of my 400D before purchasing another camera some day. This applies to all my Cookin filters as well :)
So, this is what I've managed to get so far:
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