How to Take Photos of Birds – The Complete Guide


Would you like to take photos of birds? It’s possible. You can take photos of birds with any camera, even a basic point-and-shoot camera. We’ll begin with a equipment considerations and how they affect bird photography. Then will cover basic techniques, such as finding and approaching birds. Last, we’ll cover more advanced techniques that lead to better photos. Throughout this article I’ve recommended resources that I hope you’ll find useful. I use them and encourage you to consider them. This article flows in a logical sequence of ideas. First there are challenges to test your commitment. Then you need a camera, so we’ll begin with considerations in selecting a camera. Other equipment might help, so that appears next. Once you have a camera, you need to find birds. And then, once you find birds — finally — you can take photos. To help, you’ll find both basic and advanced tips….

Hi Res Textures – Free Photo Backgrounds for Your Designs


There are thousands of free high quality textures available online that can allow you to achieve realistic feeling and depth in a design. You can incorporate textures into your design composition in all sorts of graphic designs, such as website design, digital scrapbooking, textures for 3D artwork, print marketing, and altered art. A realistic texture adds a unique base to build upon in your graphic design project. You can layer textures on top of one another or use them individually. Textures are great for any kind of background image for use on Twitter, WordPress Blog, Tumblr, Blogger or other website. This page provides links to hi-res texture freebies because I’m always looking for great design resources. You save the images and use them in your work freely. Vintage Paper Textures 20 colors available One of my favorite design blogs Design Instruct has a great set of 20 colors vintage paper…

Thomas Hodges Artist and Photographer Biography


The successful award winning British born photgrapher Thomas Hodges’ favorite subject matters are the structure of feminine beauty and the architectural structures of the great European cities, both important for the comfort of modern men. Thomas Hodge is the founder of a new concept in photgraphic art that he named “imaginistic”. Through his new theory on photgraphic art and its role in developping new perspectives, Thomas Hodges highlights the link between the visual and deeper visceral interdependence in human perception. The image and its perception Thomas Hodges believes that photographers should, as artists do, look beyond the simple image and use photography as a tool to discover new opportunities of this medium by adding personal interpretation to the image. He is using images to turn them into an almost abstract and very dense description of a core meaning to his topics. For the rest he invites the viewers to interact…