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5 Simple Tips for Photographing Tattooed Models

Photographing models who have tattoos is a bit different from photographing models with natural skin, since the pigment in the tattoo itself is different from skin, so a different setup and approach are required in order to accurately capture tattoos. The differences are usually identified in the small details, and in the way the light […]

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How Does Your Camera’s Sensor Size Affect Your Photographs?

Camera sensors come in different form factors nowadays, ranging from medium format, to Micro Four Thirds, and even smaller in the point-and-shoot cameras, which includes those built into smart phones. But why does this matter? How does knowing about this affect your images? Sensor size directly affects the angle of view by a given multiplier. It […]

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Let’s Think a Little Deeper Before Photographing the Homeless

Photography isn’t just about photographing happy moments. Every photographer will need to work on unfortunate events at least once in their lifetime. Moreover, those who do portraits know that emotion can be shown best on “sad portraits”. Take homeless people, for example, or people who live in poverty. Pictures with subjects like this are simply […]

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The Mysterious Case of the Fake Nikons

Buyer beware. It’s a mantra that serves us photographers very well. We spend significant sums of money on very hi-tech equipment. Most of us have our heads screwed on well enough to recognise a scam, a switch and bait or just a misused second hand camera. It would take a clever and cunning plan to fool […]

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What Exactly is a Gigapan?

Gigapan is one of those technologies that has slowly crept into the collective conciseness of photographers worldwide. From being amazing at the intricate details of massive images of stadiums and crowd scenes, produced by high end photographers and with the help of several assistants, today we have arrived now at a point where a Gigapan […]

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My great liberty with color post processing in a shot of storm cloud rising. CC: @tersha

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Photo of the Week (May 25, 2015)

There were a couple of outstanding uploads and shares this week and @tomdinning’s return has also upped the ante for high standards, but as you all know, I am a sucker for a good landscape…. I also find that shooting well know landmarks in an original fashion is an especially difficult undertaking, which is why […]

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Mobile Monday Challenge – 25 May 2015

Usual rules. Open Topic. All images submitted must be taken with, and any editing done on a mobile device (smart phone or tablet). Please include basic details (Device & editing info) Stralitzia. iPhone 6+ with accessory Fish eye lens.

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