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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. He is also the founder of Learn Photography Direct, the new, unique, one to one photographic tutoring service. He maintains a travel stock photography site at Jason Row Photography You can also catch up with him on Facebook at Facebook/TheOdessaFiles

Why You Should Know About Mirror Lock and Remote Controls

On of the best investments any photographer can make is buying a good quality tripod. A decent tripod opens up a huge range of creative possibilities in low light situations and allows for some stunning images to be captured. The tripod however is not the whole story though, and some photographers might be initially disappointed […]

A First Look at Affinity Photo Beta

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Let’s be honest, Mac users are getting a little spoilt when it comes to image editing. Of course there is the seminal Photoshop available to both Windows and OS X users but also, there is Pixelmator 3, an excellent budget choice, along with some equally good freeware offerings. Arriving into this mix over the past […]

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore The Video Mode on Your Camera

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There has been a certain reluctance amongst some photographers to accept the fact that video is here to stay on stills cameras. It’s understandable, particularly for those of us from the pre-digital era where photography and video were often seen as entirely different entities. However, it is here to stay so rather than avoid it, […]

A Photographer’s Guide to Bordeaux

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France is undoubtably a photographer’s paradise, from majestic Paris to the stunning landscapes of Dordogne, there is barely a corner of the country that is not photogenic. One of the many photographic gems is Bordeaux in the Gironde Department in South Western France. Many may be surprised that it is not a large metropolis, its […]

How to Improve Your Photography on a Low Budget

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Let’s be honest, photography has never been cheap, in the pre-digital age we needed to buy and process film and ironically the free digital era requires us to upgrade computers buy bigger hard drives and stay in touch with the latest tech. Or does it? Today we are going to have look at ways of […]

Ten Basic Day to Day Techniques to Improve your Photography

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Photography is a lifelong learning experience. Even the best of the best will tell you that they still have much to learn. This is perhaps doubly so in the digital era where new ideas and techniques are constantly evolving. If you are just starting out in photography, all this information can seem overwhelming, so today […]

Photographers, Be Happy With the Camera Gear You Have

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If you have been into photography a little while, think back a few years. Remember the early days of digital. Remember all those articles telling us how digital not only would revolutionise photography but also make it infinitely cheaper to everyone. Now think about not only the cameras, lenses, flashguns, memory cards and camera bags […]