Places to See Before You Die: Castles of Ludwig IIDear ReadersPlaces to See Before You Die: Castles of Ludwig II by sandor-laza
In this article I would like to introduce a real deviant to you. He would have been member of dA too, but he lived in an age when postal-pigeons were the common communication method not the internet. (Can you imagine the difficulties building dA on a postal-pigeon system? How could you press the button, for example? ) The name is Ludwig II, King of Bavaria. (For readers who has not reached this part in their history studies yet, the "II" after the "Ludwig" is the number "2" written in Roman numbers and should read as "the second". Any pronunciation resembling the name of the Nintendo Wii is plain wrong!)
He was a real deviant and art maniac. He commissioned the building of amazing castles spending so much on them that he almost broke the royal family! He supported Wagner in writing his operas; he even built a cave with a lake in it to make proper surrounding f
Finding your style in photographyLast week I did a poll on what subject you would be most interested to hear my opinion about. The majority wanted to know on "Finding your own style" (http://gilad.deviantart.com/journal/poll/264778/). Here are some pointers on that.Finding your style in photography by gilad
Photography has been here for a very long time. Every category in photography already been tried, most places have been photographed, portraits have been done, special techniques, weather... So what do we still find exiting and unique?
The answer is not in "what's being said", rather in "the way we say it". It's not the subject of the photo, rather the way we take it, show it, make our own definition of it. If you group 20 photographers in one scene, all having the same cameras, you will still get many different photos. On the other hand, you can tell which photo is who's just by looking at a photo - recognize the style. I have to say that finding your style is not a process you are aware to. It happens while doing photogra