Catcher of Rays

André Meyer-Vitali

Amateur of Light and Colours Passionate Creator of Pictures foto.meyer-vitali.com

GOOGLE PHOTOS

Yesterday, during the 2015 I/O conference, Google unveiled the new Google Photos service, app and web site. Google put a lot of effort into photography. They picked up NIK and Nack. They have tremendous space for storing our valuable pictures and enormous expertise in treating them with the best machine intelligence...

CORBIJN'S FOCUS

At the moment, Anton Corbijn's work is presented in a double exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum and fotomuseum in The Hague. What struck me most when watching the pictures was Corbjin's use of focus. Often, he uses a shallow depth of field and the focus is not always where one would expect it. Traditionally...

BLOGGING AGAIN

It's been a looooong time since the last post. And it's time to start blogging again. As a heavy user of Evernote, I figured out that Postach.io is what I need. All my information is in Evernote, anyway, and writing blog posts in the same environment is just groovy. It looks pretty nice, as well, I think ...

MODEL SHOOTING SESSION

Another pleasant and interesting evening with the IMAGES international photography club. This evening was devoted to studio shooting. Five setups were available with different lights and models. We could experiment with directing the models and shooting them with our cameras. Here are some results of the evening. ...

HIDDEN TREASURE

WINNING THE POTY Well, persistence pays off ;-) Yesterday was the first time that I won the monthly POTY (picture of the year) competition with my picture Pandora opened her box. The POTY is the monthly competition of the IMAGES international photography club and the theme this month was Hidden Treasure. There will...

PHOTEX 2011

On Monday, November 14, the yearly photo exhibition of the photo club at my work opens again. This year, they chose for a theme, well kind of... monochromatic series. Monochromatic, as in black & white, sepia or other single colour tone. It wasn't immediately clear to me what to do with this, as I don't d...

THE LIVING STREETS OF SHANGHAI AND THE HAGUE

A street photography event took place at Museon that features the work of a couple of urban photographers from Shanghai and Den Haag. The pictures were taken during a couple of weeks in collaboration between photographers from both cities. We inspired each other and reacted on the pictures we received with pictures ...