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If youre in the market for an extremely fast telephoto lens, Abex UK has just what you need, with a few minor caveats. The first is the lens is currently listed for a draw-dropping $387,000, and another is that you will require a bit of help lugging around this supersized 18 kg (40-pound) lens. Also [...]

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Ever since DSLRs became cheap enough we’ve been seeing our share of time slice (AKA Bullet Time) projects. And cheap gopros enable even less of an entrance barrier into the time slice world. But some projects are just pure fun and are worth sharing. DPMitch Martinez uses an array of48 Canon DSLR cameras to create [...]

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Place your subject to the right or left of centre. For portraits, the eyes should be above the centre line for a pleasant good composition.

Composition is all about the balance of the elements in your photograph. This also includes colors tones and textures. This is what separates a snapshot from a great shot. If you want to achieve a good composition, you need to plan it out and see where each element is going to be placed before you take the shot.

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You might have seen some articles here on Digital Photography School about using the histogramwhen editing pictures in Lightroom and Photoshop, but it can also be a very handy tool when you are out shooting images as well. Most cameras have the ability to show you the histogram when you review your photos on the rear LCD screen, and some even allow you to see a real-time histogram in Live View. While this might... more

Detail recovered from a RAW file, before and after.

There is often a debate among photographers about shooting in RAW. Try it out – next time you are with a group of photographers, ask them who shoots in RAW.Better still, ask them why they don’t shoot in... more

Joel Nicholas, a Vancouver based photographer, has been up to something really cool. He’s been working on a photo series called Blueprints for Observation, where he transformed an old downtown self storage building into four different camera obscuras: one each on a north, east, south, and west facing wall. The storage facility was destined to [...]

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Not that using timelapse photography techniques to capture the abundant natural beauty found here on earth isn’t awesome, but this use of the technique is pretty incredible in it’s own right.When two filmmakers, Alex Gorosh and Wylie Overstreet, decided to make a to scale version of our solar system–something that had never been accuratelypictured prior [...]

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Hands can be just as expressive as the face sometimes, as these images show.

Weekly Photography Challenge –Hands


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In the quick video clip below, professor Lorna Roth (of Concordia University in Montreal), covers the who, what, why, where, and when film and camera technology began making strides in an effort to more accurately capture and portray the wide variety of skin tones that make up the human race. In the early days of [...]

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It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but hands can be very expressive as well.

Let’s take a look at this set of images of different hands and see what they say, what story do they each tell?

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