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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

Avoid These Common Mistakes with Polarisers

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Polarising filters are an important addition to anyone’s kit bag. They can reduce reflections, increase saturation and add punch to bright sunlit scenes. They work by filtering the light into one plane using two separate polarising elements, one of which rotates. When light reflects off a surface, it scatters in multiple directions. When you turn […]

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

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For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting – strange numbers, new terminology, brand names we may not recognise. The process can be a bit stressful – which gun do I buy, how do I […]

This is What Robert Capa Meant by This Famous Quote

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“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.” Today were are starting of a new series of articles based around quotes from famous photographers. The aim of this series in not to break down what was exactly meant by the quote but how to achieve the aim of the quote. In each article […]

A Brief Guide to Buying Secondhand Lenses

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One of the biggest pluses to come out of the rapid expansion of photography from a fairly niche pastime to a mainstream high profile activity is the proliferation of second hand equipment that now floods the market. In part this is driven by the much shorter production cycles of digital cameras. A typical consumer mode […]

The Pros and Cons of Chimping

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When I first started to get serious about digital imaging, back in the early 2000’s, there was one term I heard a lot – chimping. It was and is a bizarre term to denote the constant checking of the camera’s LCD screen directly after exposure. The term was made prominent by USA Today staff photographer […]