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How Does Your Camera’s Sensor Size Affect Your Photographs?

Camera sensors come in different form factors nowadays, ranging from medium format, to Micro Four Thirds, and even smaller in the point-and-shoot cameras, which includes those built into smart phones. But why does this matter? How does knowing about this affect your images? Sensor size directly affects the angle of view by a given multiplier. It […]

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Let’s Think a Little Deeper Before Photographing the Homeless

Photography isn’t just about photographing happy moments. Every photographer will need to work on unfortunate events at least once in their lifetime. Moreover, those who do portraits know that emotion can be shown best on “sad portraits”. Take homeless people, for example, or people who live in poverty. Pictures with subjects like this are simply […]

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The Mysterious Case of the Fake Nikons

Buyer beware. It’s a mantra that serves us photographers very well. We spend significant sums of money on very hi-tech equipment. Most of us have our heads screwed on well enough to recognise a scam, a switch and bait or just a misused second hand camera. It would take a clever and cunning plan to fool […]

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What Exactly is a Gigapan?

Gigapan is one of those technologies that has slowly crept into the collective conciseness of photographers worldwide. From being amazing at the intricate details of massive images of stadiums and crowd scenes, produced by high end photographers and with the help of several assistants, today we have arrived now at a point where a Gigapan […]

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How to Improve Your Photography with the Remote Shutter Release

A remote shutter release is an easy and inexpensive way to immediately improve the quality of our images. Additionally, the remote shutter release allows for more compositional freedom. We’ll outline 1) What remote releases are and how they work, 2) When to use them, and 3) The remote release options with purchasing tips. by Pete […]

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Umbrellas Falling from the skies

Walking around London and discover this art installation of a bunch of umbrellas hanging from a structure. I was trying to get the feeling of the umbrellas falling from the sky as well as taking in consideration the composition, trying to get a diagonal of 50/50 umbrellas/sky combination. This is the out of the camera […]

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Just testing… Beautiful orange flower. #flowers #lightstalking #tagsforlikes A photo posted by Light Stalking (@lightstalking) on May 16, 2015 at 9:00pm PDT

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Introduction

Hi there, I’m George, a serious hobbyist photographer, I’ve been shooting UK landscapes for around 6 years. I live close to London, not an ideal place to practice landscapes! I travel the UK looking interesting places to shoot. I’m always looking for new ways to study photography and learn from other people’s experiences. You can […]

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