Hi (非) is an artist living and working in Japan. His digital paintings demonstrate remarkable skill, eerie portraits of androgynous male youths rendered in staggering detail and in a color palette that paradoxically seems at once vibrantly multi-colored and muted and muddied. Especially impressive are Hi's photorealistic collage-like additions (stickers, buttons, sequins, etc.), textural details that enrich his uncanny, extraordinary vision.
Manual Exposure Cheatsheet - Master manual photography with your digital SLR. We figured it was only appropriate for our first post to give something back. This exposure cheatsheet covers the basics of mastering manual exposure with a SLR camera. If you find it useful please drop a line in the comments we would love to hear your feedback! [manual photography cheat sheet]
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Naiads (Ναϊάδες) were a type of water nymph (female spirit) who presided over fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water. They are distinct from river gods, who embodied rivers, and the very ancient spirits that inhabited the still waters of marshes, ponds and lagoon-lakes, such as pre-Mycenaean Lerna in the Argolid.