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What’s the theory behind ‘exposing to the right?’

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Getting your branding right as a photographer

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Branding is the face of your business. It plays an extremely important role in getting clients to meet you or consider you for a job. There are two elements to successful branding: Consistency For branding to work it needs to…

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Dealing with reciprocity failure

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Film is designed to work across a broad exposure range, but there comes a point when the exposure can exceed the film’s usual capabilities. This can happen when the exposure is either very short or very long, but for most…

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