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Monthly Archives for August 2016

Lighting equipment: what to buy?

Lighting equipment: what to buy?

If you want to capture amazing photographs, investing in the right lighting is essential. Both amateur and professional photographers must choose equipment that suits the…

When should you prefer black-and-white?

When should you prefer black-and-white?

Black-and-white photos can be more striking and touching than colour, but it’s not always easy figure out when black-and-white may not be the best option…

How to choose a camera for beginners?

How to choose a camera for beginners?

Once upon a time, the only thing you needed to worry about when choosing a camera was money – could you afford it? These days,…

Is there an ethics of photography?

Is there an ethics of photography?

The issue of ethics in photography can have a lot of similarities with issues related to ethics in any creative profession and the seemingly endless…

10 areas you don’t need to take photos of…

10 areas you don’t need to take photos of…

There are a number of places in the world that are photographed so often that even people who have never been there are sick of…

Photo manipulation: use, don’t abuse!

Photo manipulation: use, don’t abuse!

Photo manipulation is altering digital images by using image editing software, usually Photoshop or an equivalent program. It’s almost an art form in its own…

Film developing kit: making the right call

Despite what the digital imaging aficionados may try and tell you, developing actual film is not, in fact, a dead and useless art.

Is photography an art?

Is photography an art?

The question of whether or not photography is an art is one that has occupied many people since the format has been invented – mostly,…

The best alternatives to Photoshop

Photoshop may be one of the most known photo-editing software; however, it is not the only high-quality, user friendly photo editing software around. Some software…

How to choose photo paper

How to choose photo paper

So you’ve taken a stack of holiday pictures, and you print them at home because the digital camera has killed the traditional photo development industry…