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Jason Row

Jason Row is a British born travel photographer now living in Ukraine. You can follow him on The Odessa Files. He also maintains a blog chronicling his exploits as an Expat in the former Soviet Union.

These Reasons Will Compel You to Start Printing Your Photographs

These Reasons Will Compel You to Start Printing Your Photographs

I was brought up in the days of film, the days of one hour mini lab printing on the high street of every small town, a time when having a physical print or slide sent shiver of satisfaction down your spine. But don’t get me wrong. I think digital is, quite frankly, superb. The problem is that in today’s instant, digital world, we tend to look at our images on a computer monitor or an iPad. This post will convince you to print your photos.

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Creating Stitched Panoramas in Photoshop in 5 Simple Steps

Creating Stitched Panoramas in Photoshop in 5 Simple Steps

Like HDR, sepia or selective color, creating panoramas is one of those trends that seems to get in and out of fashion. They are better suited to print rather than the computer monitor but one thing that does remain is their ability to impress and engage the viewer, especially when printed big. Today we are going to show you how to stitch together panoramas using Photoshop.

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How Shutter Speed Affects What You Photograph

How Shutter Speed Affects What You Photograph

Many of us, when we commence our journey into photography, pay scant regard to the technical side of image making. Chief among those is the exposure triangle, the invisible but vital bond between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Each of the trinity have unique capabilities to change the way your image looks and today we will take a look at what the shutter speed does to your shots.

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Add a Realistic Motion Blur in Photoshop With These 5 Steps

Add a Realistic Motion Blur in Photoshop With These 5 Steps

When we start out on our journey into photography, one thing we strive for is image sharpness. Whilst sharpness in an image is a good thing in general, there are times when a little blur adds a huge amount of visual weight to a shot. One such case is motion blur. Often created in the shooting phase, today we will look at adding motion blur to an image in Photoshop.

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How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

The Channel Mixer is a powerful way to create stunning black and white images from color digital shots. By manipulating each individual color channel, we can replicate the filters that traditional black and white photographers use. In this tutorial, we will see how to use Photoshop’s Channel Mixer to create black and white images.

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Selling Photographs the New Way: A Look at ImageBrief

Selling Photographs the New Way: A Look at ImageBrief

Those of us that sell our images through stock agencies, will know that the stock industry falls broadly into two camps, microstock and macrostock. Microstock works on the pile-them-high-sell-them-cheap principle whereas macrostock tends towards higher quality, more exclusivity and higher prices. In recent years, however, a third way has been emerging, most notably in the form of ImageBrief.

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Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing information is actually contained in a separate file and only applied when viewed or exported. It is, however, different in Photoshop but there is a powerful tool in Photoshop that duplicates many of the image adjustments tools whilst maintaining the quality of the image. This tool is the Adjustment Layer.

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How to Travel With Your Camera

How to Travel With Your Camera

Getting away was supposed to be a way to relax and recuperate, time away from the stresses of modern day living. The problem is, that whilst the end location might be idyllic, the getting there is often fraught with stress inducing pitfalls that can put a dampener on your holiday. Learn how to travel with your camera with these useful tips.

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Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer’s Friend

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer’s Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to miles in the distance. They look fantastic but how many times have you tried to replicate them without success, maybe the foreground is out of focus, maybe the horizon is blurry. Well, you should start utilizing the concept of hyperfocal distance.

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Gimp Tutorial: How to Create a Graduated Filter Using Layers

Gimp Tutorial: How to Create a Graduated Filter Using Layers

Welcome to the second of our tutorial series on Gimp. As we have said before Gimp has evolved into an extremely powerful tool for photographers, having many of the features contained in it’s payware cousin, Photoshop. Today we are going to take a look at adding a graduated filter to an image with a dull sky.

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