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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.

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

Light, as we know, is fundamental to the photographer, combined with shade, it is the main requirement to create an image. For those of us that prefer our photography outdoors, our primary light source is the sun. The light that we can get from the sun is infinitely variable and and has many factors that […]

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Nine Types of Photography Tragic

Nine Types of Photography Tragic

When the bug bites, it bites hard. I am of course talking about the incurable photography bug, the one that if left untreated will turn you into a photography tragic. So what is a photography tragic and what are the symptoms? Put simply, a photo tragic is someone who cannot bypass anything photographic, be it […]

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This is Why Camera Ergonomics Are Important

This is Why Camera Ergonomics Are Important

Let’s have a virtual hands up. Who has bought a camera over the internet based on its reviews without ever physically trying it? I bet there are a few of us, myself included. There will be a few amongst us that will have caught a dose of buyer regret, and probably not because of the […]

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Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you camera is set up. After all, the image quality you are getting is already great so why mess around and ruin all that? Well the answer is simple, the image […]

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A Brief Guide to Color Management for Photographers

A Brief Guide to Color Management for Photographers

Digital photography was supposed to be simple. We take a photo, upload it to our computer, share it with friends and print it on our inkjet printer. The results, though can be disappointing, colors not right, too little or too much contrast. One of the main culprits for this, is what is known as color […]

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Be Shallow – A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

Be Shallow –  A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of the best compositional tools we have, by using out of focus regions in an image we can concentrate the viewers eye on the main subject. Whilst you […]

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This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

Every image you take has a secret life, an unseen alto ego that defines it. When you look at an image on screen, you see a representation of the photograph you took, yet hidden within the 0s and 1s of that digital image is a whole other world of further information. It’s metadata. Today we […]

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How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly

How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly

The introduction of Lightroom and Apple’s rival Aperture, heralded a new era in digital asset management for photographers. Initially aimed and professional photographers, both Lightroom and Aperture, in their current incarnations are priced such that even the enthusiast photographer can afford to invest in one or the other. Whilst Lightroom removes much of the tedium […]

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The Best Path to Becoming a Better Photographer: Education, Experience or Both?

The Best Path to Becoming a Better Photographer: Education, Experience or Both?

Newcomers to photography these days are quite often surprised at how easy it is to take good pictures. This however, is because modern digital cameras flatter you. They are designed to get the very best image that their electronics can output, giving you almost perfect results all the time. As you grow as a photographer, […]

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A First Look at OSX 10.9 Mavericks for Photographers

A First Look at OSX 10.9 Mavericks for Photographers

In recent years, Apple have been updating their operating system OSX on an annual basis. Their latest incarnation released to the world on 22nd October, breaking away from the tradition of OSX named for big cats, is called Mavericks and is available now from the OSX App Store for free. As with other recent OSX […]

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