I don't know about you, Ladies and Gents, but for me, 2011 was great. Beyond great.
I -finally- figured it all out. Well, at least a big part of it. Now I know where my true passion and gifts lay.
I've completely surrendered to photography, time-lapse photography in particular. Jumped in with both feet. I thoroughly enjoyed producing short films, commercials and corporate films for Timesand Studios (www.timesand.ae).
I met lots of new, fascinating people. Some of them inspired me, helped me, encouraged me to try new things, to push even harder and to NEVER give up.
So I worked hard and then even harder...I read every book and article there was to read about the arts of photography, filmmaking, editing...then I compulsively practiced and practiced. On weekends. At nights. I took more than 100,000 photos this year and all this while, I never stopped having fun.
Success followed; I half dozen awards and two major photographic competitions this year. I received numerous accolades and ma ...
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...if I'm to believe the 500px.com, I am! And it cost me only 25 bucks!
It's the end of 2011 and this is my first blog post...ever. Do come back and visit this blog every now and then; I've, hopefully, lots useful info and interesting photos to share with all of you.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
with love, Beno
PS.: I've attached a few shots from my last vacation, back home in Slovenia. This is a very dear place to me; it that transports me back to my days of childhood. Most of my memories of youth, late grandparents and my oldest, dearest friends are from those parts.
All shots were taken with my trusty Canon PowerShot G9.
If you ever manage to visit Slovenia, don't pass on the opportunity to visit these incredible sights of river Soca in the west of the country.. If there's heaven, it must look a lot like this country. Wouldn't you agree?
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