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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

These Are The Best Smartphone Camera Apps You Can Get Today

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Recently, we suggested seven ways to take better shots with your smartphone. Although that article was a technical guide, we had a number of requests for an article about the best smartphone apps for photography. Of course there are literally thousands of photographic apps on the market for all operating systems, but in this article […]

Seven of the Greatest Films of All Time

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Some might say Citizen Kane is the greatest film of all time, others Gone with the Wind, we however might suggest something completely different. Kodachrome perhaps, maybe Velvia. Many of the great photographic films have, alas, gone with the wind, but occasionally someone finds a roll or two stuffed behind a frozen pork chop at […]

A Photographer’s Guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam, a city made famous by canals, cannabis and one or two other things, has the potential to be a photographer’s paradise. In reality, despite its very obvious photographic charms, it can be a particularly difficult city to capture. Part of this lies in its success as a tourist destination. On any given day it […]

What is Active-D Lighting And How Does It Work?

Active-D Lighting is a Nikon term for a technology that expands the dynamic range of your camera’s sensor. A number of the major camera manufacturers employ similar technology – Canon’s variant is known as Auto Lighting Optimiser. The thing all of these technologies have in common is that they attempt to increase the details in […]

Video: Why the Future of Stills is Motion

Ever since we have had digital imaging, manufacturers have wanted to put video into stills cameras. In the early days the video was pretty rudimentary, low resolution, low frame rates – in fact virtually pointless. Over time, video has improved, one of the seminal turning points being the Canon EOS 5 mkII which could produce […]

What Henri Cartier-Bresson Meant by This Quote

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“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” Continuing our series on deconstructing iconic quotes and applying them to modern photography, today we are looking at the above quote from arguably the greatest street photographer of them all. Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908-2004 – Street and Documentary Photographer. Born in North East France, Cartier-Bresson was the master of […]

8 Things to Avoid in Your Photographer’s Bio

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The photographer’s biography – it’s your window to the world. Your opportunity to reveal the person behind the camera, to impress the world with your knowledge, wisdom and experience. Or so it should be. Photographer’s biographies can be somewhat formulaic, often saying many of the same things: things that the photographer thinks that you want to […]