Breakdown

Your images

x
  • Images (inc VAT) £0.00
  • Fees £0.00
  • Total £0.00
  • (Including £0.00 in VAT)

Bill breakdown

  • Images (ex VAT) £0.00
  • VAT on images £0.00
  • Picfair commission (ex VAT) £0.00
  • VAT on Picfair commission £0.00
  • Subtotal £0.00
  • Total £0.00
  • (Including £0.00 in VAT)
Click icon

Click here to hide cart!

Commercial bold

Commercial Licence
Editorial, Social Media, Marketing

All Editorial & Personal Uses

  • Single use
  • Personal use
  • Editorial: Print, online, broadcast
  • In-house business editorial
  • Corresponding online/offline content trails & social media
  • Any placement
  • Any size & DPI
  • Unlimited Distribution
  • No licence expiration

Marketing

  • Single use or campaign
  • Advertorial, promoted & "sponsored by" content
  • Newsletters & email marketing
  • Website backgrounds & collateral
  • Social media
  • Social media advertising & promoted posts
  • Brochures & leaflets
  • All promotional materials
  • Unlimited sizes, distribution, placement, perpetuity
  • One time licence transfer

Advertising & Merchandising

View full licence
Editorial bold

Editorial & Personal Licence
Editorial & personal use

All Editorial & Personal Uses

  • Single use
  • Personal use
  • Editorial: Print, online, broadcast
  • In-house business editorial
  • Corresponding online/offline content trails & social media
  • Any placement
  • Any size & DPI
  • Unlimited Distribution
  • No licence expiration

Marketing

Advertising & Merchandising

View full licence
Plus bold

Advertising Licence
Advertising & merchandising

All editorial & personal uses

Marketing

Advertising & Merchandising

  • Single use or single campaign
  • Print advertising
  • Out-of-home advertising
  • Broadcast advertising
  • Display advertising
  • Multi-channel advertising
  • Merchandising
  • Retail product packaging
  • One time licence transfer
View full licence
adspedia

Interview with Val Vesa

Interviews

30 June 2017

Posted by Tobi Oke

Tell us about yourself in two sentences - who are you?

My name is Val Vesa and I am a social media strategist who happens to be very passionate about photography and I also travel a lot for business - so I try to mix the three.
 
What's the weirdest situation you've found yourself in while taking a photograph? 

Just recently, when taking this photo, and I explained in the caption what happened... 

"Cannot fight the Sun with rocks and water, you will lose. But what a beautiful scenery this fight is. In front of the hotel, in Sri Lanka, on the beach of the Indian Ocean, there's beauty in the sky. So happy I was there for it. I almost broke my leg, as I was running from my room to the beach, got the camera ready and as I was about to shoot, "NO CARD" started flickering on my display. Another run back, as I left my card in the laptop, jumped over the fence surrounding the hotel and fell in the sand, but held my camera high. My knees bruised, my elbow twisted and just stopped in time before breaking my leg, left the flip flops there, ran across the swimming pool court, entered my room, got my card and back again on the beach. Then I shot this. Now that you know the story behind it, yeah, it is not easy to get that perfect moment, some have to struggle ."

What do you shoot on? What's your favourite set up? 

I shoot with both my iPhone (6S) and my camera (Sony Alpha 7). I like to shoot sunsets and sunrises (my favourites) and low light settings.


What's your number one tip for an aspiring photographer? 

Keep practicing EVERY day. Do not rely on presets and auto "magic" tricks, but learn all there is to learn about your camera and practice daily.

What's your favourite pic you've uploaded to Picfair? Tell us about it! 

This one. The caption tells the story and the "why".

"I was watching him taking a rather awkward swim and run in the water, with the sun going down behind him. Never once had he look at the sun, as if he was unaware of the magnificent show in the sky. He was too busy chasing the waves and sprinkling water all over the place. He was also totally unaware of me being there, feet away from him, until this moment, when he laid on his back on the sand, water reaching his neck, sticking his toes out and then it hit him. I heard a "wow" sort of sound when the boy realised the immensity of the nature spectacle in his face, he paused for a mere second, he cleaned his eyes and looked carefully at the rapidly changing clouds and sun show, but in 5 seconds he was already running down the beach, towards the couple that seemed to be his parents."

 And finally, what’s the one thing you love most about Picfair? 

I love the multiple licensing options Picfair offer. 

"The entrance of the Museums Island in Berlin, Germany, on a Summer evening, looked like a blissful lights corridor."

"The entrance of the Museums Island in Berlin, Germany, on a Summer evening, looked like a blissful lights corridor." Read less

Camera outline

adspedia

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

Editorial, Social Media, Marketing

Commercial

£18.60

Advertising & merchandising

Advertising

£186.00

"Looking down at the Tarnita Lake, in Romania, through the forest."

"Looking down at the Tarnita Lake, in Romania, through the forest." Read less

Camera outline

adspedia

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

Editorial, Social Media, Marketing

Commercial

£18.60

Advertising & merchandising

Advertising

£186.00

"In 1990, right after the anti communism revolution in Romania, I was offered the amazing opportunity to visit Italy. Seeing the bad situation in our country, a rich baroness fr... Read more

"In 1990, right after the anti communism revolution in Romania, I was offered the amazing opportunity to visit Italy. Seeing the bad situation in our country, a rich baroness from Cita di Cuneo sponsored our school to send the pupils with best grades, to Italy for the Summer break. I will not go into details of how many friendships were torn apart as there were only 3 (top 3) seats for every class etc, but what I do want to mention is that we also got to visit Venice (#Venezia) during our stay - that was 27 years ago and I was in 5th grade. I was 11 years old!" Read less

Camera outline

adspedia

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

Editorial, Social Media, Marketing

Commercial

£18.60

Advertising & merchandising

Advertising

£186.00

"Agitated sea makes for some of the greatest views, doesn't it?"

"Agitated sea makes for some of the greatest views, doesn't it?" Read less

Camera outline

adspedia

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

Editorial, Social Media, Marketing

Commercial

£18.60

Advertising & merchandising

Advertising

£186.00

Now you should read…

Picfair is an image library with a big difference — our photographers are in control: Upload your pics, name your price, change it whenever you like.

Our buyers get access to a new generation of images from our community of over 20,000 global photographers. No subscriptions involved, just amazing value and stunning images.

Get started now!