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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.

Winter Wonderland – The Keys to Photographing Snow

Winter Wonderland – The Keys to Photographing Snow

Love it or hate, for those of us inhabiting the northern climes, winter is fast approaching. Some of us will pack away our cameras over the long winter months and concentrate on catching up with the editing but some of us will brave the elements and embrace the snow and ice. Photographing snow has, and […]

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The Pros and Cons of Photographic Competitions

The Pros and Cons of Photographic Competitions

The rapid and seemingly unstoppable rise of digital photography has also led to the rapid rise of the Photographic Competition. Of course they have been around since photography was invented but in the days of analogue cameras and snail mail most photographers didn’t bother. Of course these days we can easily fire of images to […]

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Has the Death of the DSLR Been Greatly Exaggerated?

Has the Death of the DSLR Been Greatly Exaggerated?

A few months ago, whilst researching my purchase of a Fuji X100s, I came across a video about that camera by renowned editorial and commercial photographer Zack Arias. In the video, he describes with passion his love for the X100s and indeed swayed me to buy one. Two comments that he made in that video […]

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Using Aperture’s Adjustment Tools to Make Your Photographs Pop

Using Aperture’s Adjustment Tools to Make Your Photographs Pop

Since its initial release, Aperture has evolved from an image management program to a powerful catalogue and image manipulation program for Mac users. It’s obvious rival is Lightroom and like the Adobe product it has a range of powerful tools for creative image adjustment. In this article, we will take a look at some of […]

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The Truth About “Getting it Right in Camera”

The Truth About “Getting it Right in Camera”

Photoshop and other image manipulation software are wonderful things, they allow us to manipulate images in a way unimaginable in the days of film, yet it also can make us lazy. With photoshop we can crop our images, correct our exposure, add filters and change the color temperature all to improve the look of our […]

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How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

Great reflections can really make an image. The problem is, that like buses, there is never one when you need one. Of course these days it is possible to cheat, using Photoshop or similar and in this brief tutorial we will take a look at how to create reflections in Photoshop, although the steps will […]

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What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third party plugins has rendered the need for filters irrelevant in some people’s eyes. This, of course could not be further from the truth, filters are as relevant today as […]

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Full Frame or Cropped? A Brief Guide to Camera Sensor Sizes

Full Frame or Cropped? A Brief Guide to Camera Sensor Sizes

It all used to be so simple. When DSLRs first appeared, there was very little discussion on sensor size, mainly because there was very little difference in sensor size. The first full frame DSLR came along in 2002 in the form of the Contax N Digital. Priced at $7K it was hardly a success, but […]

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An Entirely Subjective Look at the Fuji X100S

An Entirely Subjective Look at the Fuji X100S

When Fuji announced the X100 at Photokina in 2010, the photographic world stood up and took note. Here was a rangefinder style camera that incorporated a large APS-C sensor, had a fixed 35mm equivalent lens and looked simply gorgeous. It was a commercial success for Fuji yet it was not without its problems, focussing being […]

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The Secrets to Getting Started With Flashguns

The Secrets to Getting Started With Flashguns

When we first get into photography, be it with a compact camera or a DSLR, we tend to use the camera’s built in flash when we need it. Now whilst this maybe ok for the occasional snapshot, time will come when you start to need a wider range of control over your flash. What you […]

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