Talk # 6 Photography Competitions by Beata Moore
A lot has been written about photographic competitions; I could write a long list of reasons for participating in them, and equally long one, against. Recent proliferation of competitions shows clearly that there is a strong interest and need for them. Most of the competition provide an opportunity for photographers to get exposure, therefore giving your career a major boost, as well as win some money or gear. Selecting the best images from many thousands of entries is a difficult task for judges. How do you select ‘the best’? read more.
Talk # 5 Square Format by Beata Moore
Photography is about personal expression and the creative process allows us to make many choices, including the choice of a format of photographs. Many landscape photographers prefer standard horizontal format, so well suited for landscapes. Others choose vertical, panoramic or square. read more.
Talk # 4 Moods and Emotions by Beata Moore
As the second year of our fight with coronavirus started, many of us are in great need of some joy and experiencing some positive emotions. As a photographer, I am not only my happiest when I capture landscapes and life around me, but also, when I can immerse in someone else’s story in a photograph. read more.
Talk #3 Seeing Colours and Tones by Beata Moore
Red, orange and yellow - stimulating and exciting; blue, turquoise and green - calming and relaxing, all these colours and many more occur naturally withing a landscape. Changing dramatically through the seasons, they bring so much joy to us photographers. Colour however wasn’t available in photography ... read more.
Talk #2 Somewhere Else by Beata Moore
In recent years, landscape and nature photography has become very popular, so much so that it started to impact the welfare of our planet. We share our photographs and vision on social media and indirectly encourage people to travel to pristine locations. Natural beauty inspires us all, not only photographers, so it would be naïve to think that if photographers stop taking pictures, the gigantic travel industry would collapse and environmental preservation would bloom. read more.