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The Long Awaited new Michael Freeman

The Freeman Interview

Michael Freeman interviews great photographers
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Ansel Adams, but Digital

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

The Photographer's Eye Series

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Go Beyond Auto Mode

Your camera thinks it knows more than you.
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Innovative Photo Learning

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Photo School
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Getting a drone?

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New York Through the Lens
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There are lots of occasions when increasing the contrast in an image is all it takes to transform something relatively humdrum into a picture with impact. Boosting the contrast of a colour image is a great way of making the…

Prime or zoom?

Prime versus zoom lenses

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SLR cameras are compatible with a wide range of interchangeable lenses, which is handy if you want lenses for different scenarios, from short focal length wide-angle to longer telephoto lenses. Prime lenses A prime lens is one with a fixed…

fashion as art

Seeing fashion as art for photography

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Art can be brought into any form of photography. Photographers need to do two things to add art to their photography: they must believe that they are capable of creating art, and they must put intent behind their images. Fashion…

Metering square

What is centre-weighted metering? And when do you need it?

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While your camera’s multi-area metering mode assesses the scene as a whole, centre-weighted metering gives greater priority to the centre of the frame. Why? It’s based on the simple notion that this is where the important part of a picture…

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