Snow falling in forest
There’s something really special and serene about snow falling in complete silence. If the forest is also shrouded in fog, this makes for one of the most serene places I have ever been. When there is no wind and the forest is far enough from any human settlement, you can almost hear the snow falling.
I remember I walked trough the forest for a couple of hours taking foggy winter pics, and because my battery was getting low from the cold and night was approaching, I decided to turn back. Only then the snow started falling and I was mesmerized by the dreamy winter wonderland. I used a 35 mm lens and used a f6,3 aperture to have the group of of trees in the foreground in focus yet still have the snow flakes from the front and back blurry enough to make the whole setting more dreamy. I decided to make the white balance colder to better match what I saw that evening.
It’s one of my favorite winter photos. It brings together elements that I love: winter, fog, the forest, and has that “dreamyness” and atmosphere that I love to see in a photo.
It is available exclusively here: https://www.stocksy.com/836958 and managed to sparkle interest not only in winter, but all year round until now.
Grass Ain’t Greener single cover
I was thrilled to find out that one of my images is used as the basis for Chris Brown’s new single “Grass Ain’t Greener” cover art. The image was probably sold trough one of the agencies I work with, so I had no direct contact with the artist or his staff, but it’s nice to see a mainstream artist opting for such mysterious and atmospheric imagery.
My photos are used a lot for album covers, posters and artworks, but I think Chris Brown is the most known artist that used one of my photos for his artwork. Maybe I will write sometime about the other artists that used my images for their artwork.
Source for the artwork: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grass_Ain%27t_Greener