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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

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Use the Built in Presets or create your own

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image management tool with limited post production tools, it has blossomed into a product that can rival its older cousin, Photoshop in many aspects of image editing. It’s possible to spend hours […]

Techniques for Removing People in Photoshop

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As much as people can add life, mood and scale to an image, there are times when we just wish they were not there. There are times we might have set up our perfect shot and waited patiently for people to disappear from the scene in vain. Either more people arrive or in some extreme cases, […]

How to Get Good Photographs in Overcast Conditions

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For those of us that don’t inhabit tropical or sub tropical climes, overcast days are more often the rule rather than the exception. At first glance the uniform grey and lack of shadows can be off-putting, invoking a sense of melancholia in even the most optimistic of photographers. Don’t be downbeat though, you can shoot […]

How to Avoid Clichés in Travel Shots

Go early. Good light and no people makes shooting more relaxing

Ok, before we start let’s just say, there is nothing wrong with clichéd shots. They are clichéd mainly because the position they are taken in gives a great composition and hence a good looking travel shot. The problem is, because everyone takes that same angle, your images of that location, no matter how good they […]

Why There’s Nothing Wrong With Photographing Your Cat


Have you heard these before? “Not another cat picture!” “Real photographers don’t photograph their cats.” “Social media is just a place to post cat pictures.” Seems some of the photographic fraternity look down on cats as if they are faux subjects. Today, I am here to tell you, in a somewhat tongue in cheek way, […]

Exploring the Inspired: Ansel Adams

Brandenburg Evening

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”  Today in our series of exploring the inspired we are going to take a look at an iconic quote by a truly inspirational photographer, Ansel Adams. Is it relevant to modern photography and how do we apply it in this age of instant images. Ansel Easton Adams […]