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ICM – A Different View

As we progress our journey of photography, the “proper” camera settings and way of “seeing” become ingrained in us. On one level, we need this to happen so as to cement in our minds, the technical aspects of taking a photo. This allows us…
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Facebook for Photographers

Hi guys. In this article, I'm going to share my thoughts on social media, specifically Facebook and how it relates to promoting your business online. It goes without saying that these are based on my own personal findings and also relate to…
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The Holga 120N Diaries #2

Earlier this year, I posted about my first experience with the Holga 120N- an iconic "toy" camera, characterised by its unique image quality and minimal controls. I had just acquired it and was looking forward to taking some snaps. Now,…
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There Are No Shadows

As photographers, we can sometimes be lazy. Unless the light is "right", we don't venture out. By right, we often mean beautiful or perfect, and sometimes both! The light available at times other than sunset and sunrise is dismissed and…
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My Lightroom Workflow

If you're going to be taking photographs on a regular basis, it's very important to have a workflow. After a few weeks or months of shooting, it will become apparent that some form of organisation is necessary. This will make it easier to…
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Anatomy of a Picture I

Sometimes, I am asked whether I "doctor" my images or use Photoshop. There is a general misconception among the public that all photography nowadays is "created" in Photoshop. Photography masters like Ansel Adams spent lots of time and…
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It’s Hip to be Square

You may have noticed that I've posted a few "square" photographs recently. The square format has been hovering around the photographic periphery for generations and has experienced somewhat of a resurgence in recent times. This may be…
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