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THE CREATive ARTist: Are you a photographer? 
Like an artist uses his brush or a musician uses their instrument, we use our cameras, and whether some agree or not . . . we are all artists. Photography …

Fish Photography 
I was recently contacted by someone who was doing some fish photography. She was trying to photograph fish in a tank in an aquarium - and having some difficulty. …

Preserving digital image files and dead file formats 
A short while ago I was reading an article where the author was proposing we should all print out our documents because digital files were not secure. …

Post processing digital images - right or wrong? 
There is an ongoing debate in the world of photography over whether photos should be post processed. In other words, should image editing software be …

Black and White Photography Basics 
Most modern photographers, even those of the purely amateur variety, understand how important it is to use color and lighting effectively in a photograph. …

Alessandro Niccolai and his "Secret Affinities" Not rated yet
I visited, in Tokyo, a highly interesting exhibition of the Italian photographer Alessandro Niccolai who is most often admired for his capacity to render …

For once, try leaving the camera behind ... Not rated yet
I often tell people that the first rule of photography is to take your camera with you. After all, it makes a lot of sense - no camera, no photos. …

What Photo Restoration is For Not rated yet
In this day and age, you have to be grateful for the advancements in technology. If you think about how convenient it has become to fix a picture’s overall …

Instagram, Hipstamatic and Camera Awesome Not rated yet
A few years ago, as I sat in an English pub, quaffing a pint of ale, I found myself gazing at a photo on the wall. It was a very old photo of the pub …

Seeking out your creativeness through abstract work Not rated yet
*I apologize for the loss of sharpness in the image* I wrote this article on my other laptop and had to copy the image from my facebook page. Now that …

Choosing the best photographic workshop or tour Not rated yet
With so many companies offering a wide selection of workshops, tours and safaris worldwide, choosing the best photography adventure can be a tedious and …

Understanding Camera Lenses Not rated yet
Before investing in a camera lens you first need to know if it will work for you. This article aims to improve your understanding of camera lenses by providing …

The Basic Digital Photography Secrets That You Should Know Not rated yet
The digital camera makes it so easy for beginners to just walk around taking loads of pictures of random subjects with no concern for what's actually in …

Taking Pictures - Prune and get the cream! Not rated yet
Ever found yourself taking pictures and wondering if you're taking too many pictures? How many photos is enough? What should you be taking pictures of? …

Get a professional studio photo done Not rated yet
I was prompted to write this following a recent experience. Photography is my passion. It's the pixels flowing through my veins that keep me …

Promote Yourself with Stock Photography Not rated yet
Do you own a “prosumer” camera? Are you one of those people often referred to as an enthusiastic amateur? If so, you should consider using stock photographic …

Top 10 Items in a Photographer's Bag Not rated yet
1. Nikon D700 D-SLR 2. Nikon 35mm f/2 AF-D 3. Nikon 85mm f/1.8 AF-D 4. SanDisk Extreme III Compact Flash Cards 5. Interfit 48? 5-in-1 Bounce/Diffuser …

Preparing for Winter Photography Not rated yet
Ah yes! Winter is about to return, and this means that photographers will be facing a few seasonal challenges. There is the obvious problem …

Winter Light and Photography Not rated yet
Almost everyone who lives in areas of winter snow has experienced a momentary feeling of blindness when looking out into the brightly lit and snow filled …

Secrets to Great Vacation Photography Not rated yet
Vacations are great for resting and relaxing, but many people also make their vacations a time to see and do special things. A family trip …

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