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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

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Go Beyond Auto Mode

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Innovative Photo Learning

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New York Through the Lens
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Aerial imagery can look spectacular and most of us have seen some lovely views from aircraft windows. They’re easy to capture if you follow a few simple rules for photographing through windows, with a couple of extra considerations for the…

product photography

Have a go at product photography

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If you have a flashgun and, ideally, a large light modifier such as a softbox or umbrella, then potentially you have a whole world of product photography at your fingertips. Of course, while some product photography, like macro close-ups of…


Finding your muses

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When the creative life has been sucked out of you entirely, you need your secret, never-fail resuscitator: a list or feed of photographers around the web and image-oriented bloggers who make you think, ‘Oh, I want to do that!’ These…

Using manual focus? Here’s how to check your image is sharp!

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While the AF systems in most of today’s cameras will do a phenomenal job of snapping your photographs quickly and accurately into focus, there are times when switching to manual is a better option. This is usually for one of…

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