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The thrill of photographing a sandstorm

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The sight of a mile-high wall of sand and dust racing across the landscape at rapid speed is an awesome and frightening spectacle. While sand or dust storms—also referred to as haboobs or simooms in different parts of the world—look…

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The magic of long exposure photography

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‘Embracing the future as present joins past.’ It’s a phrase that summarises the notion of long exposure photography. Imagine standing in the gathering twilight on a beach, photographing the surf. With exposures around five seconds long, they will be just…

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What flash for food photography?

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Food photography can be a very technical subject, with specialist photographers having studios built to include kitchens in them so the dishes can be shot within seconds of being cooked. It is, however, possible to to produce beautiful images of…

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You’ve got your domain and your hosting set up. Now it’s time to plan the website you’re about to build. The question is: what kind of site are you planning to build? There are, roughly, four types of site from…

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