Posts Tagged: photography

Jan 14

Park District announces nature photography exhibit

Park District is bringing in new programs for the following year. At the beginning of this month, the district announced their schedule of events for the 1st quarter of 2014. In the list of almost ninety events, there are 7 seven new programs. They added a showcase on live animals with paws, claws and tails, a presentation on black holes and a nature photography exhibit.

Two of the events are totally dedicated to 2 endangered species in Ohio  the snowshoe hare and the black bear. Black Bears Returning Home program is scheduled for 12th January, 3:30 pm, at West Woods Nature Center in Russell Township. People have reported the endangered bear sighting in the past few years, that includes one signting at the Orchard Hills Park in June, stated Sandy Ward, a spokesperson for Geauga Parks District. Continue reading →

Feb 13

Photography is a huge asset for home sellers

Homebuyers are spoiled for selection in current market – whether they are looking through weekend Property Week or the real estate sites, there are many homes for sale in price range. Keeping that in mind, pictures of a property might make a difference between a move on to investigate the next listing or potential buyer deciding to call an agent.

Sean Robinson, a local Top Snap property photographer told that there has been a lot of research done overseas that indicates professional photography can make tens of thousands of dollars difference in the sale price of a property. From personal experience when he was looking for an investment property he gave up looking at anything that did not look good from the snaps.

Recently, a survey of over six hundred Australian real estate agents found that 99% of them tell that property photography is the most essential thing for a successful marketing.

The agents who followed believed that in addition to heighten a home’s presentation, pro photography also helps to get more buyers, increases inquiries as well as clicks on internet campaigns. In spite the stats, several vendors stay away from spending those extra money on pro photographs. Sean told that this is a small investment to attract that initial interest, first impressions are really important.

He added that when they use studio lighting to get rid of dark shadows and corners, plus we have other techniques like retouching to make sure they show the property in its best possible light.

Jan 13

Hergert photography book

Craig W. Hergert, a photographer from Bozeman, will host the opening of a new work exhibit in addition with the release of his new book called, “Montana: Skiing the Last Best Place.” The show opening will take place on 22nd December, Saturday, from 5 pm to 8 pm at the 406 Brewery in Bozeman. This would be a small preview of the book that will be officially available from 18th January. Five signed prints as well as 2 signed books will be handed as door prizes during the opening event.

Montana: Skiing the Last Best Place deals with all the seventeen ski regions in the area. The magnificent pictures brilliantly describe the atmosphere, lifestyle as well as the charm of winter in the state.

Craig W. Hergert has also collaborated with Brian Hurlbut, a local writer, who contributed with all the stories of each ski regions. On the other hand Warren Miller, the well known ski film maker, has written the introduction for the book. The whole result is a beautiful one that describes the skiing culture of the state in beautiful and unique way.

Montana: Skiing the Last Best Place ahd tried to hold the present manifestation of this sport in this state that includes current ticket prices, sweeping panoramic vistas as well as photographs of apres ski watering holes.

Hergert is a well known photographer. In the year 2010, his talent was recognized by the Secretary of State as a treasured Montana artist.

Dec 12

Photographer creates Hurworth wildlife guide

A photographer has brought about a wildlife and walking guide after he got inspired by his surroundings. Each day, sixty two year old John Buxton spends many hours by walking around Hurworth with his dog. During that time he had taken thousands and thousands of wildlife pictures that surrounds that area.
Instead of keeping the pictures in his computer, he decided to make a booklet to show the biodiversity of that region as well as the number of walking paths available around Hurworth village.

He told that all the snaps were taken during last one and a half year. He really loves photography and after he retired, he decided that he would go out walking more and take snaps of wildlife in that region. He added that he was really surprised to see different kinds of wild species in and around his village. He knew that the number would be plenty, but when he saw the actual figure, he was really surprised.

In one day, he used to click more than four hundred photographs and when he thought to do something useful, he came up with the idea of creating a booklet. Then he thought that he would create something useful so that people could know the area better and what is out there.

Mr Buxton’s booklet’s name is Wildlife and Walking in Hurworth and the price of the booklet is £ 5. All profits from that book will be given to the International Humanity United Kingdom that supports a Sri Lankan village, which was destroyed in the 2004 tsunami.

Oct 12

An off Saturday turns busy for Jim

As you know because of the storms all of Friday’s country football games were shifted to Saturday. Jim had his Saturday marked on his calendar as day off all kinds. He thought that he would click some sports but then he would have his day off.

But programs are made to be broken and since he is a spots photographer, his time has to be flexible all the time. Jim is quite sure that how the football players feel regarding a Saturday match. If Friday’s game is postponed and the players have to play the game on the neat day, then it is really annoying for them. Generally, the student rooters are nit huge fans of Saturday matches as just few were attending the games.

Still, as a photographer, he was quite happy, not only a scope to click football in the daylight, but as all the games were rescheduled, he made it to all the 3 matches. Jim just likes to get a scope to click the snaps of the game with sunlight on his back and it makes him able to look at the faces under the helmets. And Saturday was really a nice day under the blue sky along with puffy clouds.

He began his day at the Tri-West for North game. From there he also went to Danville for South game. In sports photography, the better the player appears the better the pictures look and that is why he hates to see players getting injured.