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Jason Row

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.

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal location, finding the right angle and of course the potentially agonizing waits for the light to become just so. Today we are going to look at five essential items that will […]

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An Advanced Guide to Light Metering in Photography

An Advanced Guide to Light Metering in Photography

In a previous article we took a look at metering using the camera’s built in metering system, explaining the different metering modes and in what situations to use them. For the vast majority of people the metering systems of modern digital cameras is so good that we need not consider other means of reading our […]

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What You Need to Know About The Basics of Green Screen Photography

What You Need to Know About The Basics of Green Screen Photography

Once the preserve of Hollywood films and sophisticated television studios, green screen technology has now filtered down to within the reach of the average photographic consumer. So before we go too far lets take a brief look at what green screen photography actually is. It was originally (and still is) known as Chroma Keying, and […]

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How to Process and Black and White Film

How to Process and Black and White Film

Film is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance in recent years, the manual labour and thought processes required in creating an image without the ability to refer to a screen, being attractive to photographers who wish to learn more about their chosen craft. Some, post digital photographers though may have been put off by the perceived […]

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Stay Motivated With These Six Photographic Projects

Stay Motivated With These Six Photographic Projects

For some of us in more Northern climes, we may well be suffering a lack of motivation in our photography. Polar vortices, Atlantic storms and other climatic events can dampen the enthusiasm for photography. So to inspire you to pick up your camera and get back into the groove, here a few photo projects to […]

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This Is What We Can Expect in Photography in 2014

This Is What We Can Expect in Photography in 2014

Today we are going to look forward to the year ahead with some speculation, rumor and guesswork. But before we get ahead of ourselves lets take a very brief look at the last year. It was an interesting year for photography, the compact digital camera continued its long lingering death at the hands of smartphones, […]

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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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