Remembering my first camera

http://www.ivanpilov.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/IP_Street_20120416_730.jpg Today is my birthday and besides the obvious fact, it is also a very special day for me as a photographer. Exactly 7 years ago I got one of the best birthday presents I've ever had - my first camera. Continue reading - http://bit.ly/2EAiPHF

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My 3 cents in defence of film simulation

Recently I’ve read a post by Frank Lehnen in which he points out a phenomenon of film simulation in digital photography. As he claims his loyalty to film he also asks an obvious question: “Why trying to imitate film when there’s the real thing?” Continue reading - bit.ly/2sxT6s8

Clothespins

I've been looking through my photos choosing candidates to be published in a portfolio and found this one. This photograph comes from those times when I didn't have a camera of my own and borrowed my mother-in-law's Pentax. It's also far from what I came to shoot later, but nevertheless I love this picture for …

Dragonfly

    I'm not very skilled and keen on animal photography, and insects especially, but I just couldn't resist the temptation when this dragonfly sat on a plant just 1 metre away from me! And as I was trying to take a shot extremely carefully and focusing manually, the beauty was just sitting there posing. …