Photography Blogs & Tutorials

Selfie sticks have been around for a while, and (unfortunately) it seems they are here to stay. They serve as a tool to help you take a photo of yourself with (or without) your friends and get everyone in the frame. But, is it that easy to take a high-quality, artistic selfie with a selfie-stick? […]

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Its always interesting to see how photographers observe the work of other people from the industry. Digital Photography Review created a short video where they asked several well-known photographers who they would want to take their portrait. Some of the interviewed photographers include Brian Smith, Peter Hurley, Gerd Ludwig and Ron Haviv, to name a […]

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The wait is over, Affinity Photo for Windows is here. Now Windows users can enjoy the benefits Mac users have taken advantage of for over a year. Not only is it now multi-platform, but it comes with a v1.5 update for the Mac, too. This adds a whole host of new and updated features to […]

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I had a few minutes today to run through this cool idea to turn previous season shots into a snowy place of glory! It came to me after a friend asked to buy some background plates from me for a snowy shoot that I did recently. To save money I now have a suggestion that […]

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As many of you know, I spent many years of my life as Director of Marketing at Lexar dealing with the ins and outs of the memory card business. And in all that time, I have never written a blog about the do’s and don’ts of memory cards. Now that I have left Lexar and […]

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Anyone who has read my posts (silence) haha, will know that I am a fan of planning and preparation. I have task sheets, folders, mood boards, sketches, and the list goes on. I always try to make sure that anything that needs planning is set in stone. Although this is usually the best way to […]

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When I got into photography more than 20 years ago, I remember spending all my hard earned money on a brand new camera. It was a shiny beautiful brand new Pentax K1000 with a great 50mm f/1.8 lens. I was almost flat broke and all I could afford to buy after that was a roll of B&W Ilford HP5 film to try the camera out. Some time went by until I could afford to buy anything else photography related, but I remember that the next item on my list was a tripod.

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The rise of Virtual Reality has brought about an unexpected innovation in the world of photography, the 360 photo. You may have come across a 360-degree photo or video on Facebook, which began accepting the new type of photo early this year. 360-degree photos allow the viewer to interact with the image and explore the entire environment around the camera that captured it.

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These are 30 of the tools and features in Photoshop that I think are the most important! In this Photoshop CC tutorial, well cover everything from how to use the Pen Tool in Photoshop and how you can learn to use Curves to Masking, Retouching Skin, and even playing with the newer Select and Mask […]

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