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Janis Urtans

Country: Latvia

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Well I love to take photos and well if they may be useful for someone it is even better My e-mail if someone wants to get some additional information: or

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It's been while sine I wrote anything, but I haven' t been inactive at all. Well year 2013 was very interesting and full of contrasts for me, but for sure I did take some good shots.   I actually did a lot, I worked for free 2 months on board, I met love of my love, I smashed my car against wild boar, I improved my photography skills, I passed all exams and kind a completed studies in maritime transportation. All of my brothers got married, I learned a lot about car repairing and my YouTube channel growth a lot. SO many things happened in last year! And on top of it in last year two people actually donated me money for my works. Those were surely days when I thought, hey, maybe I do have a little talent in photography and gave me extra boost for rest of the year!   A lot of things happened in 2013 and I put my all hopes in 2014, that it is going to be even way more awesome than 2013 and I really hope that within end of 2014 I will have some extra money to buy some decent DSLR camera so I can surprise you guys with something new! April 23rd 2014

I havent posted anything for some time!

So here it goesI just wanted to let you know that I actually ordered canon sx50hs, so lets hope it will bring me and probably for you too some nice photos. If I have to compare it with my old fujifilms 2800, I guess you will can see a huge difference in photos, especially bcos I will be able to make photos in raw format! I actually ordered this canon camera more for my youtube videos than photography , but I think I will be able to make some good pics as well, bcos of 50x optical zoom I will be able to take some unique shots.   April 23rd 2013

Happiest day so far!

 So I was kind an active kind a not. More inactive than active. And because of that I didn't do almost anything to improve my skills as well photos. It is not as I haven't learnt anything, I have learnt quite a few things how to work with raw photos and how to adjust my cameras weak software so photos looks exactly or close to exactly as objects and things in the real life.  So yeah this article is not about it, but about some unexpected surprise! Yesterday I was going through my emails and I found out an interesting email. It said that I have received a donation from  Mr. J.P.Cerveau, and I am really thankful for it, since I am for quite some time already collecting money for a new camera, but yeah in my case for GoPro hero 3 (silver or black edition) and every help is good. This donation not only made my day, but as well gave me additional impulse to think for some new ideas. Well I already have some in my mind and I am about to get Nikon D3100 camera for some time so I am about to learn how to use it as well I hope to make some good shots.  Overall I am really thankful for it and I felt really honored that someone appreciate what I have done, and I hope some of my photos have been useful.  As well if any one can give me some ideas, feel free and just let me know, because right now I am open for that! As well I really appreciate that you are actually downloading my photos, it also boost my motivation and gives a direction! So yeah that is also great way how you can and you are supporting me so thanks any one, I hope my pictures have been useful at least some of them!       January 25th 2013

Moment of happiness

  I am so happy to see all of my uploaded photos published.  I hope that someone will enjoy at least some of them. Tomorrow I will upload some more, I have a lot of photos from Riga, as well Rotterdam, then I have a lot of ships photos. And of course I have a lot of photos with Nature in it's beauty. Well so far everything is just fine and well only two of mine images were removed. With one removing I agreed but with other, not, but what ever.  I just like if here you can see high standards, it just makes this site even better! December 7th 2012

Well problems with photos

 I am new here and I am a bit confused since I have uploaded +20 photos in past 24 hours and I still haven't seen not only one of them listed on Stock Photos. When ever I press those photos category and sort all photos by time I don't see not a single photography of mine. So yeah right now I am not sure if there is even any point to uploaded them, so I will wait a bit. So if they will not show up then I will probably delete them, but well I will wait a bit. The reason why I am saying this is because when I registered I even didn't receive any automated message that I have registered here as well I didn't find any information if there is some kind a reviewing time until Stock Photos publish your photos. And since I can see my photos on my portfolio I am really confused, because it looks like they are published, but why then I can't find them anywhere else? December 7th 2012

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