Confort from the XIX century
by João Figueiredo


   Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition…

I am very excited to have my art selected, from over 75000 works of art, to exhibit in SoJie 24. SoJie 24 takes its name from the first letters of Solo’s Juried Invitational Exhibition. This month is only the 24th one, ever, and 70 other artists, besides myself, are represented.

Winners of the invitational will be announced on September 26th, when a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded in three categories: digital art, photography, and traditional art.

Non members, as well as members, ARE welcome to view all of the work nominated. So I hope that you will click the show banner, above, and follow the link to view my fellow exhibitors. The works

Metro photo Challenge

Hello everyone!…

For those who are not aware, the Metro Photo Challenge has started!

I have uploaded some entries, if you wish you can vote for me in the links bellow:

Other things...

I have been a bit away for a while… there is a good reason though! See the link below:

It’s a project that I am trying to take seriouslly. For those who do not follow my groups, this might be a good oportunity to find out about them and the work I do with them.

Thanks to all of you who haven’t forget about me and keep on visiting me and leaving comments!!

Some piece of advise...

Hello my dear journal visitor!…

I have a dilema. Just got paid for some royalties from my stock photography activity and I already decided that I would invest it in buying some gear. It makes all the sense because I have nearly no gear at all.

Here’s what I have:

  • Aluminium tripod without spirit level;
  • A dark CPL filter;
  • Canon EOS 550D;
  • 18-55mm Lens;
  • 32Gb memory card;

The question now is… What shoulkd I buy? There is so much to buy, but where to start?? What would you have me buying first? A big stoper? A 13mm lens? A macro lens? New tripod with a spirit level? ND filter?? Some lights? A remote control?? A sound trigger?? Something else???

You can give a quick look at my profile and see what’s my photography style to have a better idea of what kind of advise you could give me. Let me just say in

Making a stand...

There are times in one’s life where we have to make a stand and define where we are. To me, this is one of those moments. I am so sick and tired of people that spoil RB! I am talking about people who tend to act like if this is their own kindgom or mafia, and everyone has to play by their rules… It’s a very childish and anoying atiutude! Recently came out a post on the group “The World As We See It , or as we missed it” on which one of the hosts call pathetic to users (like me) that for any reason don’t go around commenting other’s works. Therefore – according to his law – he would be giving “orders” to the other hosts not to feature works from people who don’t comment on other people’s works.

This made my lid jump off…

I posted an answer, though a bold one, not a rude one (in my understa

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