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How To Improve Your Photography Skills Fast

Improvement of photography skills can happen naturally over time. As you take more photos, read more about photography, attend more exhibitions, beneficial experiences accumulate. If you are reading this article, I believe you desire more than that. You are determined and driven to improve your photography skills so your pursuit in photography reaches a new […]

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The Fastest Way to Learn Photography Storytelling

Introducing all the types, elements and artistic value of photography storytelling. Comprehensive tips to start your own photography storytelling project.

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Why Every Street Photographer Needs a Ricoh GR III

Ricoh presented the one-of-a-kind, street-wise GR III at Photokina on 26 September 2018. It is a textbook case of innovation without losing a product’s identity and a deep understanding of the target users: street photographers. If this is something you are interested in, it may be safe to assume you have heard of the legendary […]

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Environmental Portrait Photography: How to Approach Anyone for Photos

The hurdle for many photographers to shoot environment portrait is approaching strangers asking for photos. Follow the below step by step guide that helped me over the years to guarantee you can overcome fear and start building an environment portrait portfolio.

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35mm Lens Landscape Photography: an Aesthetic Choice

35mm lenses are not the widest among wide angle lenses that are capable of capturing stunning panoramas. But they have something else on offer 14mm lenses do not. It is not the physical weight or size differential I wish to discuss here, but something more fundamental to the visual art photographers use them to create: […]

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5 Top Accessories for Lightweight Photography in 2018

Photography is about the experience as much as the end result, so I am all for a lightweight, minimalist approach. Leave at home the big photography backpack with full-frame DSLRs, heavy lenses and bulky tripods, replace them with your casual outfit, a slick camera bag and a digital rangefinder with a 35mm lens (Fujifilm XE3 […]

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Knowing Your Digital Camera: Tips for Experienced Users

Are you using your digital camera to its full extent? Did you pay for the latest and greatest gear but only use the features available 5 years ago? I will help experienced photographers find out what you are missing out. #1 Knowing the ‘Expanded Limits’ Forget about the thrill of reading all the marketing material […]

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Environmental Portraits Teachers: Henri Cartier-Bresson

‘Environmental portrait’ is probably one of the wordiest of many names given to a seemingly straightforward photographic genre. To me it is precisely ‘taking photos of a person where you find him’, the most commonly practised photography activity in news and photojournalism, documentary, street, travel photography and all other ‘snappy happy’ situations. If you see […]

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Environmental Portraits Teachers: Eve Arnold

‘Environmental portrait’ is probably one of the wordiest of many names given to a seemingly straightforward photographic genre. To me it is precisely ‘taking photos of a person where you find him’, the most commonly practised photography activity in news and photojournalism, documentary, street, travel photography and all other ‘snappy happy’ situations. If you see […]

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