Another Editor’s pick

This image of an old wicker pram has also been selected Editor’s pick by one of the agencies that promote my photos. Even if most of my photography involves people, images of things have a human touch, and a pram relates to one of the most memorable events in life, having and caring for a baby. The sales potential (or Continue Reading …

Editor’s pick

One of the agencies I use to promote my photos draws special attention to images that are considered to be of especially high quality. Such an image is labelled Editor’s pick and is given extra prominence in searches. I am very pleased to note that a relatively large number of the images I have submitted to the agency have been awarded the Continue Reading …

Image of the year

This image was voted Image of the Year by a jury appointed by our local photo club, where it had previously won one of our monthly competitions. In its comments, the jury said this was a classic example of composition with a foreground, a diagonal and a background. They also liked the line of the road leading up to the Continue Reading …

More vertical images

I have published another lightbox with vertical images, most of them with a human touch. The vertical format makes them particularly suitable for book and magazine covers. On my GlobalEye website you can find a couple of other lightboxes with vertical images illustrating concepts such as faith, hope, love, energy, aspiration, parenthood, friendship, joy, calm, leisure, loneliness, old age, time, Continue Reading …

Large-size portraits

I am happy to see my portraits of a sister and brother hanging on a living-room wall. I took the photos in an improvised studio, actually a bathroom with a roof window. I used Photoshop to remove dark lines from the seams between the tiles on the bathroom wall. The children’s parents were happy with the result. The two small Continue Reading …

Grandparents and their grandchildren

It is said that grandchildren are the dessert of life. It is arguably true that grandparents have more time for their grandchildren than parents have. And grandchildren seem to enjoy and benefit from the experience and wisdom of their grandparents. Researchers David A Coall and Ralph Hertwig have found evidence that the presence of grandparents can substantially increase the chances Continue Reading …