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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

Video: Why the Future of Stills is Motion

Ever since we have had digital imaging, manufacturers have wanted to put video into stills cameras. In the early days the video was pretty rudimentary, low resolution, low frame rates – in fact virtually pointless. Over time, video has improved, one of the seminal turning points being the Canon EOS 5 mkII which could produce […]

What Henri Cartier-Bresson Meant by This Quote

Henri Cartier-Bresson widely regarded as one of the great photographers of the 20th century has died aged 95 file photograph

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” Continuing our series on deconstructing iconic quotes and applying them to modern photography, today we are looking at the above quote from arguably the greatest street photographer of them all. Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908-2004 – Street and Documentary Photographer. Born in North East France, Cartier-Bresson was the master of […]

8 Things to Avoid in Your Photographer’s Bio


The photographer’s biography – it’s your window to the world. Your opportunity to reveal the person behind the camera, to impress the world with your knowledge, wisdom and experience. Or so it should be. Photographer’s biographies can be somewhat formulaic, often saying many of the same things: things that the photographer thinks that you want to […]

Avoid These Common Mistakes with Polarisers


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


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


“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


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 […]