Category Archives: Commentary

DIY Photography Blog

I came across a really good blog the other day called DIY Photography. It contains lots of DIY based articles about creative photography. There is a wealth of good information here and some inspiration for some very creative projects.

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Extension Tubes for Macro Photography

Now that the weather is starting to turn bad, I want to start turning my hand to some macro photography and product photography as this give me an excuse to shoot in the house. I don’t currently own a macro lens, … Continue reading

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Lightroom 5.2 Update Now Available

Adobe have released the 5.2 update for Adobe Lightroom 5. The main new features are: New Features in Lightroom 5.2 A Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel under Color Noise Reduction. This helps to reduce low-frequency … 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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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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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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