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When photography was first introduced to the world, a heated debate of whether it was a form of art or not happened. Fortunately, we live in an era where people are more socially aware of it as an art. In fact, it has made art accessible to the general public and changed society's visual culture. This has made art more valuable each year that passes. The growing number of people who have the enthusiasm for collecting photography prints worldwide has grown as well. Photography prints are less expensive than painting. Hence, many would opt for choosing prints over paintings.
What would be nicer than to go home to a place where you can feel comfortable—not to mention have nice surroundings. Having pieces of art in your home can make this possible. Art will help you add a personal touch to your home, attaching a piece of who you are. You may add a piece of memory or a feeling as art never fails to evoke emotions whenever we look at it. Imagine looking at something of value to you after a long day at work. It could definitely be something that you'll look forward to every time you come home.
Magical Madagascar— An amazing destination for a family adventure.
Madagascar is best known for its unique wildlife and biodiversity. It is home to an abundance of flora and fauna species found nowhere else on earth. Its distinctive ecology has even led some ecologists to refer the island country as the ‘eighth continent’. Currently, Madagascar is considered as one of the biodiversity hotspots in the world.
I like to experiment occasionally with new techniques and one I had read about was an image with motion blur. I know there are filters you can use in post-production but I wanted to try doing in-camera.