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Fantastic Wildlife Photography

Discussion in 'Logo Design & Brand Identity Forum:' started by Krey20, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Krey20

    Krey20 Senior Member

    This link is to a showcase of Nick Brandt Photography.


    It's some of the most amazing wildlife photography I've seen in a long time. His books have been added to my wanted list!

    Please add other good links to this thread.
  2. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Wow, some amazing images there, bet they'd look great on canvas.
    Favourite has to be...

  3. this is my fave :D[​IMG]
  4. tim

    tim Senior Member

    that is amazing
  5. xxmissbirdyxx

    xxmissbirdyxx Senior Member



    I love:



  6. Levi

    Levi Moderator Staff Member

    Ok I'm going to probably be slaughtered for this comment.

    I don't actually think the 'photographs' are anything overly special, they've been done loads of times before. The only reason the final results are as impressive as they are is down to the post processing of the images. Just about all the pictures on that page have some sort of burning or soft focusing effect done to them, if this was done by hand (ie developed and then processed etc) then I will be impressed as hand processing is a dying art but I suspect that it was done on a computer.
  7. Krey20

    Krey20 Senior Member

    Why does how something is achieved make the final result more or less impressive?
    I also think the photographs themselves are impressive, Brandt seems to have an excellent compositional eye and a sensitivity towards the subjects.
    I'm not related to the guy or anything, I just think these are particularity excellent examples of work.
  8. Levi

    Levi Moderator Staff Member

    The reason I would be more impressed by hand processing etc is the sheer amount of time it takes to perfect the skills and the effects, its not like pressing a few buttons on a pc, I'm sure 90% of the designers on this site could replicate either an identical or similar effect to the images in photoshop, how many people (even in photography circles) do you know could do it by hand, I only know of a couple.

    The are plenty of photos out there which have the same sensitivity and composition as many of those photos just without the added post processing. In my view the photos would be no better than any other wildlife photo if it wasn't for the post processing and the same can be said in reverse, many of the non processed images can be given the same enhancements to bring them 'alive' a bit more.
  9. tim

    tim Senior Member

    i see what you're saying, but i still love em.
  10. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    I like the Zebra's, very good. When I get some spare money I am getting my Hamilton photo put on canvas I got qouted £140 in Eldon Square, is that expensive? Does anyone know someone decent and cheap?
  11. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    What size canvas are you looking to get Glen? There's quite a few companies that now sell them online, you might be able to find somewhere cheaper (depending on size/quality)
  12. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    Alright Glen, we do canvases, what size were you looking for for £140

    Let me know, happy to help and do a good DF discount.

  13. ooooh DF Discounts :D
  14. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    you know, 20p off or something :D
  15. LOL @ Tom.. I thought it would be something like that :D
  16. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    Seriously though :D I like a good haggle and would be happy to offer a good discount depending on size etc. to regular users with a decent post count :D
  17. tim

    tim Senior Member

    me and chris are in for serious discounts then!

    HARHARR! finally paying off!
  18. number of posts = pounds off discount :D :lol:
  19. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    :rolleyes: i was just sitting in traffic thinking you'd say that, not quite what i meant, if that was the case with you two I'd be paying you to work for you :D
  20. LOL @ Tom :) well we could always get a complete set done for the total posts :p

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