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The Long Awaited new Michael Freeman

The Freeman Interview

Michael Freeman interviews great photographers
working now, starting with Laura El-Tantawy

Ansel Adams, but Digital

Digital Landsape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Great Masters

The Photographer's Eye Series

Michael Freeman's legendary book
is just the start.
What will you get next?

They're holding back

They're sharing the skills, but not the experience.
"If you're serious about photography,
this book is a must-read" - Doug Menuez

Go Beyond Auto Mode

Your camera thinks it knows more than you.
Show it who's boss.

Innovative Photo Learning

Discover Michael Freeman's
Photo School
Unique Creative Learning.

Getting a drone?

Get a camera in the skies without crashing
or breaking the law...

NY | Lens

New York Through the Lens
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Freeman Video Course

Learn everything about photography with
5 hours of tuition from the master himself

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The Photography Show 2017

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In less than a month the ilex team will be putting the finishing touches to their stand at The Photography Show 2017. We really enjoy going to the show and selling our books (with a publisher’s discount) straight to you…

Feathering light

Feathering light – why and how to do it

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Feathering is a quick and simple technique used to soften the output of any light source without the need for complex additional tools. Feathering requires the light unit to be equipped with a modifier and to be facing the subject,…

Photographing families

How to photograph families

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Photographing families can be a challenging, but at the same time rewarding, photography assignment. Decide with the family what sort of portrait they want: a formal portrait with everyone looking to the camera; or an informal shot showing the family…

Lightyear cake square

How often should I post to social networks?

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Something that seems to puzzle people when it comes to social networking is the question of how frequently they should post. How many photos is too many? Which photos do people really not need to see? Imagine that you’re at…

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