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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.

How to Photograph Reflections for Awesome Results

How to Photograph Reflections for Awesome Results

They can be beautiful, surreal, abstract or a combination of all three, reflections are a powerful way convey emotion or provoke thought in your images. In this article we are going to take a look at how to use reflections in your compositions and indeed how to break compositional rules, using reflections. How to Find […]

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How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

A dramatic cityscape is one of the powerful images we have in photography. It can convey a sense of wonder, power and beauty, often all three together. In this article we are going to take a look at how to shoot cityscapes for best effect. The Right Time, The Right Place This well known idiom […]

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You’re Probably Not Using This Camera Function to Its Full Potential

You’re Probably Not Using This Camera Function to Its Full Potential

It’s easy to take a lot of camera functionality for granted. But only a few years ago, much of what we have today was on the wish lists of photographers everywhere. Autofocus is one of those things. In less than twenty years we have gone from cameras that had to be focused manually to a […]

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Sharpen Your Images With Some Useful Photoshop Techniques

Sharpen Your Images With Some Useful Photoshop Techniques

Sharpening your images is a bit of a science and there are quite a few aspects that need to be considered. You can sharpen for printing, for web maybe for display on an iPad. On top of that, different resolution images will need different settings. Combine this with the fact that current incarnations of Photoshop […]

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What Gear You Need to Pack for Wildlife Photography

What Gear You Need to Pack for Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography is perhaps one of the most evocative and yet difficult areas of our art to master. Great wildlife photographs are a wonderful addition to anyone’s portfolio and will illicit positive comments from photographers and non-photographers alike. So what sort of equipment do you need to pack in order to start out in wildlife […]

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4 (Possibly Uncomfortable) Predictions On The Future of Photographic Technology

4 (Possibly Uncomfortable) Predictions On The Future of Photographic Technology

The past 15 or so years have seen a seismic change not only in photographic technology but technology in general. Back in the late 90’s if I had said we would all be taking pictures on high resolution digital sensors and looking at our images on ultra thin touch screen tablets, there was the strong […]

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A Guide to Creating Mood in your Images

A Guide to Creating Mood in your Images

Moody photographs, we all love them, but how can we take them ourselves? I guess first we need to know what mood means, it’s a pretty abstract concept after all. The dictionary defines it as “Inducing or suggestive of a particular feeling or state of mind” which would suggest that a moody photo is one […]

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Noise In Your Images? Use These Easy Strategies to Improve Your Noisy Photographs

Noise In Your Images? Use These Easy Strategies to Improve Your Noisy Photographs

It is perhaps the bane of the photographers life, the dreaded image noise that has the ability to ruin the look of a well composed picture. Whilst modern cameras have much improved sensors and algorithms, there is still the distinct possibility of noise creeping in, not only in low light but also in incorrect exposures. […]

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Beware of Cheap Lenses: Five Common Issues

Beware of Cheap Lenses: Five Common Issues

“You pays your money, you takes your chances,” as the old adage goes. It perhaps perfectly sums up the end result of buying a cheap lens. Whilst you might get conceivably get a great lens, the chances are that by paying less you are going to end up paying more in the long run, by […]

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Revitalize your Old Photos With These 12 Effective Strategies

Revitalize your Old Photos With These 12 Effective Strategies

As I was looking through my Aperture catalogue earlier this month, it struck me that like many of yourselves, I have a huge library of older images that are crying out for a few modern photo editing techniques on them. In this article we will have a look at breathing new life into old photos. […]

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