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About Jason Row

Jason Row is a British born travel photographer now living in Ukraine. His images have been licensed to companies such as Cunard, Ethiad and Virgin Atlantic as well as multiple newspapers and magazines. As well as shooting stills he is now creating travel stock video in 4K. He maintains a travel stock photography site at Jason Row Photography You can also catch up with him on Facebook at Facebook/TheOdessaFiles

How Using Colour for Contrast Can Make Your Photos Pop

All the primaries in one image

Photography has always been about contrast. Black and white, tonal range, high key, low key, these are all terms that we associate with contrast in photography. There is another element to this equation that is just as important, colour. We can use colour to create scenes that are low contrast, high contrast or to isolate […]

5 Essential Keys to Awesome Photographs of Ships

In hostile environments, weather proofing is important

They can be beautiful, ugly, utilitarian, colourful or dull, ships can make highly interesting subjects for photographers. Throw in the added elements of water and costal light and there is scope for getting some amazing images. Anywhere there is sea you are likely to see ships or boats, from derelict fishing vessels to mighty container […]

What You Didn’t Know About the Story of HDR Photography


There are few techniques that divide the photographic community as much as HDR or High Dynamic Range photography. One person’s hyperrealism is another’s garish monstrosity. Some photographers use it to enhance tricky lighting situations, others to make striking shots from compositionally naive images. Either way, mention HDR and there is a good chance you will […]

How to Make Photo Books With the Lightroom Books Module

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One of the often, under valued aspects of digital photography is the ability to create photo books. Back in the day, a photography book a was a huge, expensive but exquisitely printed tomb that adorned coffee tables in living rooms around the world. More often than not the books would contain the best images of […]

Getting into Instagram


Instagram, its that place with the garish filters and poorly composed smartphone images of your dinner, cat or partner doing silly things, isn’t it? If, like me, that is what you thought, you may well be wrong. When people like the renowned photographer and Adobe expert Scott Kelby tell you you need to be on […]

The Nikon D5: Is it the Last of Its Kind?


This sort of question will always stir the emotions of any photographer and whilst we are here, and for the sake of balance we should add that the Canon EOS-1DX II and indeed any other professional DSLRs could have been used in the title. I should also add, that for those with an extreme passion […]