Wednesday 20th August 2014,

Browsing the "spotlight" Tag

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Manfrotto MKC3-H01 – The Worst Tripod Manfrotto Make?

I take a look at the  and give you my thoughts about this small, cheap travel tripod. Also in other news I talk about my forthcoming street photography exhibition Mill Road Faces, which starts August 24th 2014 with a launch [...]

August 18, 2014 Insight, Reviews
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Cool Camera Corner: Episode 3: Leica M6

A special episode of Cool Camera Corner featuring Oli Trainor a photographer and classic camera collector from Cambridge, UK. We take a look at range finders – in particular the Leica M6 and the 1955 Zorki and compare them to [...]

August 15, 2014 Insight
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Sharing The Joy of Photography

Having had the opportunity to travel to places such as India and China, with non-profit organisations and for community service projects, I’ve been very fortunate to meet very interesting and wonderful villagers and to tell their stories through my photography. [...]

August 14, 2014 Insight
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Photo Tip: B+W Skin Tones

Java, 2013 Following on from last weeks Photo Tip about vignetting, I thought it would be interesting to look at how skin tones translate from colour to B+W. In general, skin is red, tending towards orange, and is somewhat unsaturated. [...]

August 13, 2014 Insight
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F Stop Lounge Podcast Ep 005 – Interview with Colby Brown

 Click here to go to the F Stop Lounge Podcast Episode  Click here to go to the F Stop Lounge Podcast Episode [...]

August 12, 2014 Podcast

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to Others

“Man, I suck.” There. I said it. I’ve said something that’s entered my mind hundreds or even thousands of times since I first picked up a camera. “I suck. I’m not as good as <insert other photographer>. I’ll never be [...]

August 12, 2014 Creative Corner, World Through the Lens

How To Do Car Photography On The Cheap

Car photography, is there really much skill involved? Above: Jess’s Panda Spec Initial D Styled Toyota 86. You can see the effects of the multi-fired speed light technique that I will cover in this tutorial. On face value, many would say [...]

August 11, 2014 Creative Corner, Tutorials

One Year Using The Olympus Micro Four Thirds System On The Job – A Summary Of 5 days In Dubai

One year has passed since I decided to drop my Nikon DSLR system for the Olympus MFT system. Never have I made a better decision in my photography career. I have enjoyed every minute working with the new system and [...]

August 10, 2014 World Through the Lens
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I Was A Fan Boy

Where does this story start?  My first camera, when I was younger was a Pentax MZ-50. It was a film camera which inspired me to take photos with the thing many people would remember – film. You know that stuff you [...]

August 9, 2014 Insight
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Photography Hack: Make Your Own Lightsphere

Here’s how to make a home made version of the  on camera flash modifier, which will only cost you around £3. You’ll be amazed at how well it works. [...]

August 6, 2014 Creative Corner, Tutorials