Back to Japan

Posted by on Jul 23, 2010 in Photos | No Comments
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I will be soon back in Japan. Last time I was there is almost two years ago. In those two years I see world differently, but when I pulled out this image from my archive I was instantly in love (more…)

RSS feed issues and suggestions.

Posted by on Jul 23, 2010 in Short notes | One Comment

Dear friends and one time visitors, but especially you who are reading this through your RSS reader of any kind. As you maybe now there are two main feeds on this side.

One which contains all items including podcast and reflects all what happen on the web site has url http://feeds.feedburner.com/RichardVanekPhotography and there is (more…)

Me and my wine

Posted by on Jul 22, 2010 in Photos | No Comments
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After all those nice and clean almost like advertisement photos I got taste tonight for something else. (more…)

Olga at the 13th floor

Posted by on Jul 21, 2010 in Photos | 4 Comments
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This is one of the last shots I have made at the strobist workshop of David Tejada in London last week. It was made using one light beamed through the bouncer at the hotel balcony. In previous post you can see setup. It is a last image from the set of four. (more…)

Strobist workshop with David Tejada

Posted by on Jul 21, 2010 in Podcast | 2 Comments
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Last Wednesday I have attended strobist workshop  by David Tejada. He presented it under the name Small Strobes Big Results in London. I had a wonderful time, not only by seeing my old friend in London and walking this intense city. I liked the way David’s workshop was done. In this eight podcast I am talking more about my impressions from this one day event. Whole Europe tour of David Tejada was organized (more…)

Olga in London

Posted by on Jul 20, 2010 in Photos | 8 Comments
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I know, I am too late. Here are, at least few shots I had take in London’s strobist workshop with David Tejada last  Wednesday. There is more to come and I also like to write and maybe even tell you about the workshop itself. Following top three photographs, were taken with simple (more…)

Today is my birthday

Posted by on Jul 16, 2010 in Short notes | 5 Comments

Yes, again this is the day every year adding one year to age of my body. I love to say that my soul keep young. So far I feel so :-)

To celebrate this day I have offer for first ten people who likes to buy any print from my projects with 20% discount, they can use promotion code 003E5D when purchasing.

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Some news

Posted by on Jul 12, 2010 in Short notes | 2 Comments
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Today I have put back Remembering Childhood series as well as option to purchase prints from it. I am planning to write special post about this series very soon as I like to cover all things which happens to this body of work from its creation back in 2006. You know all expositions, movies, book prints and more.

Another interesting things which seems to be finalized in last few days is my work on cover for the book. Interesting is that after working (more…)

Crises of Capitalism by David Harvey

Posted by on Jul 9, 2010 in Short notes | No Comments

I just can’t help myself, even this has nothing to do with photography I like to share it with you. I think it is brilliant and not only the way how it is presented, but mainly what is it all about. I hope you have those eleven minutes and you are tune to sharp thinking. If you just like to consume, you need to leave now ;-) (more…)

Commenting on your photos

Posted by on Jul 8, 2010 in Podcast | No Comments
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And here we go! The podcast number seven, this time about commenting. In the following audio material I am talking about something, which could seems rather obvious. However, often overlooked. Commenting on our own photos. We all love to receive comments on our photographic creations. That is mostly the reason, why we post them on our websites.

We publish them for everybody to see. In this age of speed we sometimes upload everything. Even things, which are not the best. And we know it. We still somehow expect to receive reactions, comments. Isn’t it rather strange. People are not usually posting negative views. Doesn’t it mean: No comment – negative comment? I am suggesting that we should (more…)