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Headshot Photographer | Philadelphia, PA

Why are professional headshots a good idea? As of recently, selfies have been replacing business headshots on websites, business profiles, and even CVs and resumes. Although they serve the purpose of putting a face on a name, professional headshot photography offers so much more than this. The impact of a well-made commercial headshot is much more effective than the one of an amateur photo. Most… Read More »Headshot Photographer | Philadelphia, PA

Cyberpunk processed image of Seoul, South Korea, sold as an NFT.

Are Photographs a NFT?

One ofย the most frequently asked questions in the photography community today is…ย Are photographs a NFT? The answer is a short, three letter word, YES. While the popular trend of selling digital assets, a non-fungible token, has taken the world by storm recently with mostly animated art or illustrations, there is certainly no question that photography is and will be a popular NFT to buy and… Read More »Are Photographs a NFT?

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National Geographic Your Shot Photographer ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ’ฅ

How did I get featured on National Geographic instagram accounts? I am incredibly humbled and honored to have joined the alumni of awesome photographers across the globe who have contributed images to #natgeoyourshot and #NGTUK. This March proved to be a very successful month for my social media account as I had two photographs featured on National Geographic Accounts. ย Both @natgeoyourshot and @natgeotraveluk published images… Read More »National Geographic Your Shot Photographer ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ’ฅ

History of Photography, Shea Winter Photography, Vintage Cameras, Antique Cameras

History of Photography

A Brief History of Photography and how the Camera has Shaped our World, from Ancient texts to the Digital Revolution… On a recent trip to Gyeongju, South Korea, I was completely in awe after stumbling upon an antique camera shop. Seeing these vintage cameras and photographs helped remind me of my appreciation for film in my college days. ย Inspired by the past and all things… Read More »History of Photography

USA, Circa in 1957 By Shea Winter

Vintage Postal Stamp Collection

The Inspiration: Having always marveled at the intaglio technique used to create vintage postage stamps, I decided to apply this style of print making to my photographs.ย  Inspired in particular by the monochromatic U.S. postage stamps from the early 1920s, I undertook the task of transforming my landscape pictures how I imagine J. Eissler & E.M Hall might have interpreted them. The Technique: This method… Read More »Vintage Postal Stamp Collection

Lotte World Tower Seoul Korea By Shea Winter

10 Reasons to Quarantine and Visit South Korea in 2021

NEW YEAR, NEW TRAVELS Often overlooked as a top-travel destination, South Korea is steeped in stunning vistas, cultural landmarks, and an opportunity to travel back in time to explore the country’s imperial past. From witnessing Gyeongbokgung Palace’s changing of the guards’ ceremony in the cosmopolitan capital city of Seoul to mandarin-picking in Jeju, here are ten reasons why visiting South Korea does not need to… Read More »10 Reasons to Quarantine and Visit South Korea in 2021

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HOW TO OPEN A PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS IN DUBAI, UAE ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช

Living in the United Arab Emirates is an amazing and rewarding experience.

However, setting up a photography business in Dubai can feel overwhelming.

There are several ways to go about it, from hiring a paid consultancy to navigate the system, or doing it all by your lonesome.

To understand my business inside and out, I chose to go through the process alone. This proved incredibly beneficial and cost friendly. Especially because once I chose SHAMS (Sharjah Media City) as my trade license provider, I had the 24/7 support of their Business Development and Customer Care Team.
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HAENYEO FEMALE DIVERS – JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿฆ‘๐Ÿฅ‡

Haenyeo (ํ•ด๋…€; lit. sea women) are female divers in the Korean province of Jeju who harvest a variety of mollusks, seaweed, and other sea life from the ocean. Their livelihoods represent the unique, progressive familial structure of Jeju, and are embodiments of independent spirit, iron will and determination. Dating back to 434 A.D., the waters surrounding Jeju Island were home to an exclusively-male diving tradition.… Read More »HAENYEO FEMALE DIVERS – JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿฆ‘๐Ÿฅ‡

Featured-Bunker-De-Lumieres-Jeju-Island-Korea By Shea Winter

BUNKER DE LUMIERES – ART & MUSIC ON JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท

Ever wondered what to expect when you visit BUNKER DE LUMIERES on Jeju Island? Inside a reinforced concrete bunker in Seogwipo-si, is a 3000 square meter complex that’s been transformed into an immersive art & music experience. Paintings from Dutch post-impressionist Vincent Willem van Gogh and French Post-Impressionist Eugรจne Henri Paul Gauguin are projected on walls, set to classical music. The intensity you will feel… Read More »BUNKER DE LUMIERES – ART & MUSIC ON JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท