Monthly Archives: August 2013

Photo-Shoot : Ironic Photo

I was out walking through the town where I live, Belper in the UK. As I walked past a church I noticed a large cross that had been thrown out with the trash. I thought this made a good picture. … Continue reading

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Belper365 Photo Documentary

I have always quite liked the idea of doing a long running photo documentary project, but I have never gotten around to doing it. Until now that is. As I knew I was going to be signed off from work … Continue reading

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Photo-Shoot : DIY Macro Photography

Last week I had to go into hospital for a Hernia Repair operation, so this means I am off work for a bit to recover from the surgery. Over the weekend my Dad came up to look after me whilst … Continue reading

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Zoom Lenses or Prime Lenses

There always seems to be a split opinion about what is best, having a set of zoom lenses that can easily cover all the focal lengths that you need, or having a set of dedicated fixed focal length prime lenses. … Continue reading

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How To Do A Complete Portrait Retouch in Lightroom 5

I came across a very good video on doing a complete portrait retouch using Lightroom 5. I like the video as it shows the complete workflow just using Lightroom 5. This just shows how mature Lightroom has become that you … Continue reading

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Photo-Shoot : Childrens Portraits

Recently I have been trying to capture some better portraits of my kids, and this is always quite a hard task as children don’t really want to pose properly for a photo. So when ever I try to take these … Continue reading

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Photographic Workflow using Lightroom 5

The subject of photographic workflows is something that gets debated endlessly on blogs and in books. A photographic workflow is the list of steps you go through as a photographer to take your pictures from the camera to their final … Continue reading

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New Camera Bag Section

I have added a new option to the menu at the top of this blog screen. It is called ‘Camera Bag‘.  I this section I will list the Cameras, Lenses, Accessories and Software that I am currently using. Whenever I … Continue reading

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BigShot : The Do-It-Yourself Digital Camera

I was recently very interested to hear about a DIY learning based construction kit camera aimed at children. The camera is called BigShot : The Camera for Education. The camera costs $89 and is delivered with all the construction parts ready … Continue reading

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The Fear of Street Photography

I was doing some research on street photography and I came about the website of street photographer Eric Kim. Eric is an acclaimed street photographer working out of Los Angeles who has traveled around the world taking photographs. On his … Continue reading

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