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Zsolt Zsigmond
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The first time I had the opportunity to take a photo of something I already felt that I’m not cut out for family portraits. I went to the fields outside my village and started to shoot sunflowers and wheatfields, sunrays and old trees, and above all clouds. I felt I found something miraculously amazing that I wanted to immortalize. Later I looked at my photos and realized that a simple digital camera cannot capture or reflect the colours I saw out there and that a monitor puts off most of the colours, so I started to manipulate my photos to resemble the original feeling. I read many online resources, forums, tutorials, and after a while run into the HDR technology and started to master it.

First and foremost I needed a better camera, so I bought my first SLR camera with wide-angle lens. This made things a lot easier, my pictures became sharper, bigger and I had much more detail to work with. I started to shoot panorama photos, that consist of several photos mounted together, and also obtained a tripod to incease stability. It took me years to reach a certain level of proficiency in this field, but I think the result speaks for itself.

I think clouds are amazing creatures. They move like vast hordes of unfallen rain through the sky and let the sun shine through their bodies. There are certain times of a day that produce the best view, these are mainly sunrise, sundown and the so-called „blue hour” after the sun sets, but as I am not an early bird I rarely capture sunrises. There are also the majestic clouds before or after a rain or a great storm that create almost unearthly shapes and colours, and I like to visit lakes that can reflect and double the impression.

Sometimes a sunset in itself can produce such fiery view that it barely needs any afterwork, but there are those occasions that I capture a beautiful landscape, and after I start to play around with its colours it turns into an inferno under my fingers. Every time such a picture evolves on my monitor it sends shivers down my spine.

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Sixmoons Featured By Owner 1 day ago
I'm really loving your landscape shots. Your woods and forests are surreal.
Whimsical-Dreams Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Photographer
What an absolutely incredible and inspiring gallery you have.. I am in awe. :heart:
75ronin Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016
Boldog új évet!
alithking Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015
My friend you have an amazing and wonderful gallery, congratulations for your work, wish you good luck.
Myriamoo Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Llama Emoji-08 (Crying) [V1]I love your work.
baspunk Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2015
thank you very much for the watch :)
Gamerlunalicious Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow. Absolutely fantastic!!!! 
nissu-san Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I love your gallery, and especially the photos of trees, you know how to reveal their majesty and that's anwsome <3

Love the foliages and the colors of the leaves too

From a november born photography-amateur ;)
jacsch71 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

Seriously your Photos are awesome!! All of them! And more and more one question is troubling me. Where do you find these places? You either live in a wonderland or you are very lucky to be always at the right time (with the right light) at the right places.

There are not strong enough words to describe . . . just unbelievable! The area you live in and your talent must be/is something really special!!!
Just keep on going. I am looking forward to every new pic.
JustinDeRosa Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015   Photographer
Thank you very much my friend!
Pajunen Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the :+devwatch: and :+fav:
jevgenikurnikov Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2015  Professional Photographer
great pictures :)
Sci-FiFanstasy Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015
The best landscape photographer I have seen on DA. Really awesome! Do you mind if I ask what camera you have? I have a Canon EOS M2 and am wondering if it would be able to capture similar image quality with a few tweaks. It is a compact system mirror-less camera, so basically it is a DSLR compacted into an interchangeable lenses body. Many thanks :)
robee-V Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2015
Very beautyful pictures!!! :D
AnnaBelial Featured By Owner Edited Jul 25, 2015  Professional Photographer
Impressive photos! Nod 
Mclaramunt Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your gallery's brilliant!! Amazing
Sahori-Chan Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I use one of your pic here:
Hope you don't mind :)
Canadragon Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015
All your work has paid off, your pictures are surreal art works.Nod Rage I think I've fainted. 
isischneider Featured By Owner May 16, 2015   Photographer
outstanding gallery :wow:
barbara-art Featured By Owner May 16, 2015   Traditional Artist
lovely gallery- love your compositions
MissButlerArt Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your art is magical
talarmeg Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you are extremely talented! i love your photos and how you have captured so many simple moments so perfectly :)
Skylooks Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015   Digital Artist
I love your photos... I love that you prefer the ral quality over quantity and on each picture of yours I see the effort and work behind it... thanks for sharing it here and keep going please! :)
kriakao Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015
Happy Birthday! :)
Before-I-Sleep Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!!! :iconrainbowbummiecakeplz:
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