Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Welcome To Canvas of Light!

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Welcome dear readers to my humble photoblog: Canvas of Light.


After hesitating for a while, I finally decided to take that step and jump into the world of blogging to share my passion of photography with everyone.


Although I already post my photos on numerous photo-community sites, I felt like I wanted a more personal blog where I can also relate the stories and ideas behind each of my photos as well as some tips I have discovered during my journey in the photographic adventure. I find it always interesting to have a glimpse of what is happening inside of a photographer's head.


I guess I have to tell a bit about myself, I am Daniel, a French-Armenian 30 year old guy with a boring day job in a boring office. I had a passion for Arts since my childhood.


My main interest at first was drawing.. I loved to draw, and kept on drawing for the past 25 years.

One day while camping, I envied one of my friends who had bought a brand new DSLR camera, snapping amazing photos. Less than a month later, in November 2007, I purchased a DSLR too (Canon 400D)… And that's when a new passion was born.


I am a complete self taught amateur. Everything I learned I did it alone, with a lot of practice (I used to take my camera EVERYWHERE!), a lot of reading, a lot of experimenting and of course, browsing the net to get some ideas and inspiration.

I intend to quit my job in 2009 to jump into the world of freelance photography and finally follow my dreams.


Why Canvas of Light you say? Because as a photographer, I use the available Light and my camera as tools to "paint" my photos like an artist in front of his canvas. My intention is always to tell a story, trigger an emotion through my photos. A photo should not be only "beautiful" or "perfectly done"… it should trigger something within the viewer.


And that is what I hope I will be able to do.


I will be posting some of my oldest photos as well as new ones. You would be able to follow the evolution and improvement through time. For each of them I will relate the story behind it, the technical details and my own view on it. I will do my best to keep the blog updated frequently (preferably once a day).


Feel free to ask any questions, I will be happy to answer them.


I thank you in advance for your interest.


Alright then… Let the journey start!



And may there always be Light!

2 comments:

Lauren said...

Yay Daniel! Congrats on your new site, it's just great! Good luck with it, I'll be back... :)
~Lauren

mikkkym said...

i am watching you on deviantart and i have just now discovered your blog. even though i seen the photos on deviant, i love the insights on them. and i envy you a little for being soooo close to the desert.
Anyways, thanks again.
if you ever plan to visit Romania, please feel free to contact me. See you around, traveler!

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