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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
1:09 pm
Ищу моделей НЮ для сотрудничества!

Ph Владимир Ивановский

Md Екатерина Юдина, Регина Шрамм, Лера Балери
Loc Фотостудия "Лемур"

Ищу моделей НЮ для сотрудничества: https://vk.com/mtashkina
Saturday, April 5th, 2014
1:57 pm
Фотовечер в стиле "Гранж" СЕГОДНЯ! в фотостудии "Лемур"
В эту субботу фотостудия "Лемур" приглашает фотографов на Фотовечер в невероятных стилях - Гранж, Богема и уличный шик: https://vk.com/event69257756
Модная неряшливость и небрежность, многослойные и оригинальные костюмы, растрепанные волосы и беззаботные лица - все это можно в равной степени относить ко всем трем стилям.

Снимать будем портреты и фэшн-истории. Из локаций будем использовать кирпичную стену, деревянный уголок, клетку и гараж. В качестве альтернативы, для портретов на контрасте выстроим несколько роскошных локаций-интерьеров. Можно будет использовать камин.

Как и на других фотовечерах фотостудии "Лемур" для Вашего творчества будут предоставлены:
Интересные локации и площадки
Модели в ярких образах, подготовленные стилистами и визажистами
Импульсный и видео свет
Синхронизаторы для всех участников

Фотовечер состоится в субботу 5 апреля с 19:00 до 23:00

Стоимость участия для фотографов: 1500рублей (по предоплате - 1000рублей)

Стоимость участия для моделей 3000 рублей - ВСЕ ВКЛЮЧЕНО:
*Создание гранж-образа, консультация визажиста-стилиста
*Макияж на выбор: Nude, смоки айс или креативный фэшн
*Прическа в стиле гранж: укладка с эффектом растрепанных волос или небрежные косы
*Костюмы, одежда и аксессуары по теме
*Съемка в профессиональной студии
* Фотосессия от студийного фотографа, а так же от гостей вечера

Предоплату можно перевести на карту Сбербанка 4276 8800 4187 3906

Для НЮ моделей вход - БЕСПЛАТНО

Задать все вопросы и записаться на мероприятие Вы можете по телефону:
8 499 409 09 42


Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
12:33 pm
Monday, January 19th, 2009
3:53 pm
Zion National Park in Winter
I made a great little trip over to Zion National Park recently after a few years since my last visit. This time around though it was winter and apparently they got a little more snow than they're used to. This made the scenery really gorgeous, my hands significantly colder, and arriving at 3am much more treacherous! Anyway, hope you enjoy the National Park photos and you've got 10 or so days left to enter in the photo contest!

Zion National Park in Winter

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Wednesday, January 7th, 2009
10:32 am
Canyonlands National Park
On the second day of our little Utah adventure [for the more detailed version see Tanya's entry] we spent most of the day over in Canyonlands National Park. Canyonlands is a gorgeous park on the Colorado Plateau and is filled with countless canyons and mesas. It's also very windy. Apparently no one comes in the winter as we pretty much had the place to ourselves, the park rangers almost seemed surprised we came in the visitor center to pay and get our map [the entrance post was closed]. I collect NPS maps, so I had to be able to add it to the huge stack on my bookshelf!

Canyonlands National Park Photography by iNationalPark Ian Grant

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Sunday, January 4th, 2009
11:04 am
Arches National Park
My first real major trip with my new Canon 5D Mark II was spent out near Moab, Utah to visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. It's gotten to the point in my park travelings that I need to leave the western coast to photograph National Parks I haven't been to yet in my quest to visit all the US National Parks. The nearest park I haven't been to yet is Great Basin, and that's a good 8 hour drive from here in LA- It's on my goals list for this year though. To see past trips, visit iNationalPark.com.

Arches National Park Photography - inationalpark.com

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
1:40 am
Friday, December 12th, 2008
11:22 pm
Joshua Tree National Park
Mount San Gorgonio, Joshua Tree National Park, California

There wasn't a cloud in the sky and yet it was definitely worthwhile getting up early. I've photographed a lot of Southern California pictures not many scenes have motivated me at 6:30 a.m. the way that this one did.

Current Mood: refreshed
Wednesday, August 13th, 2008
11:03 am
the mojave
north of vegas

Current Mood: accomplished
Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
3:28 pm
Great Sand Dunes National Park - Alamosa, CO
Last weekend Tanya and I traveled on a Colorado adventure [thanks to my amazing American Airlines travel voucher]. We pulled in roughly 850 miles and visited two different National Parks on my 'to-do' list, all while suffering from high-altitude sickness and non-sleepage. Our first stop was the Great Sand Dunes National Park, containing North America's tallest sand dunes. I think their tag line should be 'the fastest sand carrying winds in North America' or 'don't exfoliate your skin before you come here park'. Enjoy the pics!

About: Great Sand Dunes National Park

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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is a United States National Park located in the easternmost parts of Alamosa County and Saguache County, Colorado, United States. Originally designated Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve was created by an act of the United States Congress on September 13, 2004. The park contains the tallest sand dunes in North America, rising about 750 feet (230 m) from the floor of the San Luis Valley on the western base of the Sangre de Cristo Range, covering about 19,000 acres. They are likely 12,000 years old.

Great Sand Dunes National Park

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Sunday, April 6th, 2008
11:27 pm
Living for Death (Death Valley, that is.)

Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park March 2008
Zabriskie Point

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11:08 pm
Desert's Reach
Owens Lake and Inyo Mountains
Just off of Hwy 395, east of Lone Pine, CA
March 2008

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Tuesday, April 1st, 2008
12:47 am
mojave and colorado
Some of the most interesting photos I've taken lately gathered together here in this pdf....

An account in words and images of a journey through the Colorado and Mojave deserts in March of 2008.

It's 51 pages and 17 megabytes. There are about 30 full page illustrations. It's some of my better photography lately and certainly some of my least controversial. If you like landscapes, this is for you.

It's part II of "Mojave: A Travel Diary in Words and Images" the first part of which can be go by clicking here

Thanks for looking. Please feel free to repost this in your own journals, or send it to friends, copy it to mailing lists, whatever. Anybody you think would be interested.

xposted to photographers and travel writing.

Current Mood: accomplished
Thursday, February 28th, 2008
10:54 pm
The Salton Sea - in Color!;
Somehow the Salton Sea has put itself on my list of places to visit at least once every year, and every time I come by I think I take better pictures as well as appreciate it's uniqueness more. I even broke down and bought the 'Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea' documentary that I've always been wanting last week. It's a seriously cool place, and if you're anywhere near the SoCal area you really need to go check it out. Here are a few great areas to see when you go down there.

Bombay Beach

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Bombay Beach is located on the east shore of the Salton Sea and, like many communities along its shores, has had to contend with rising and falling water levels. A berm now protects the west end of the town but a portion of the town beyond the berm is either sunken under water or is half-buried in mud.

Bombay Beach, The Salton Sea, Imperial County, California USA

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Monday, January 28th, 2008
10:40 pm
i went on a road trip through nevada, arizona, utah, and colorado in the summer of 06. here are three pictures from utah!

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Monday, January 7th, 2008
2:20 am
When it rains, it pours.
In honor of the crazy weather we've been having here on the left coast (and elsewhere, but I only get to see it here) I decided to make a post about The Day The Amargosa River Attacked.

I'm sure that all of you, being in a community like this, are acquainted with the sometimes fickle nature of the desert, and know that in spite of the generally correct concept that deserts=dry, it does sometimes rain. Hard. And when that happens, all holy hell breaks loose. If you live on the coastal side of the California watershed, it means the storm drains flood to bursting and lots of little kids/beloved household pets/careless people get swept away.

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The Amargosa photos were all taken in late September, 2007, here, on State Line Road between Death Valley Junction and the CA/NV border.

The Death Valley photo was taken here, if you zoom out, on the Badwater Road, just off HWY 190.

x-posted on my own journal, posted here by request.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2007
8:39 pm
Joshua Tree National Park;
Location: Joshua Tree National Park // Google Maps
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via wikipedia.org;
Joshua Tree National Park is located in south-eastern California. Declared a U.S. National Park in 1994, it had previously been a U.S. National Monument since 1936.

The higher, moister, and slightly cooler Mojave Desert is the special habitat of the Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia), from which the park gets its name. In addition to Joshua tree forests, the western part of the park includes some of the most interesting geologic displays found in California's deserts. The dominant geologic features of this landscape are hills of bare rock, usually broken up into loose boulders.

All photos are available as stock photos or matted fine-art prints and make great gifts!
Please click on the images and log-in for ordering information.

Purchase Joshua Tree Fine-Art Photography Photo Gallery and Stock Photos by Ian Grant

Purchase Joshua Tree Fine-Art Photography Photo Gallery and Stock Photos by Ian Grant

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Friday, March 23rd, 2007
4:48 pm
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona;
Location: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona // Google Maps

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The final gallery set from the Arizona trip a few weeks ago, surprisingly some decent Grand Canyon pictures in here. It was amazingly cold out.

All photos are available as royalty-free stock photos or fine-art prints.
Please click on the images for more information

via wikipedia.org;
The Grand Canyon is a very colorful, steep-sided gorge, carved by the Colorado River, in the U.S. state of Arizona. It is largely contained within the Grand Canyon National Park — one of the first national parks in the United States. President Theodore Roosevelt was a major proponent of the Grand Canyon area, visiting on numerous occasions to hunt Cougars and enjoy the scenery.

The canyon, created by the Colorado River cutting a channel over millions of years, is about 277 miles (446 km) long, ranges in width from 0.25 to 15 miles (0.4 to 24 kilometers), and attains a depth of more than a mile (1,600 m). Nearly two billion years of the Earth's history has been exposed as the Colorado River and its tributaries cut through layer after layer of sediment as the Colorado Plateaus have uplifted.

The Grand Canyon National Park, North of Flagstaff, Arizona

The Grand Canyon National Park, North of Flagstaff, Arizona

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Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
9:04 am
B&W Darkroom for Sale $225
Need to sell this. Hope you all don't mind a "for sale" post.

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007
2:46 pm
Petrified Forest National Park;
Location: Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona // Google Maps

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via wikipedia.org;
Petrified Forest National Park is located in northeastern Arizona, along Interstate 40 between Holbrook and Navajo. It features one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood, mostly of the species Araucarioxylon arizonicum. The Petrified Forest area was designated a National Monument on December 8, 1906. The Painted Desert was added later, and on December 9, 1962, the whole monument received national park status. The park covers 218,533 acres (341.5 sq mi / 885 km²). Hiking opportunities are limited. The longest established trail in the park extends for only two miles; the others are one mile or less. Backcountry camping and hiking are allowed by permit only. However, a road does extend through much of the park. Landmarks include the Agate House, built of petrified wood, and the Agate Bridge, a petrified log spanning a wash.

The park consists of two large areas connected by a north-south corridor. The northern area encompasses part of the multihued badlands of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation known as the Painted Desert. The southern area includes colorful terrain as well as several concentrations of petrified wood. Several American Indian petroglyph sites are also found in the southern area.

Petrified Forest National Park Photos For Sale

Petrified Forest National Park Photos For Sale

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