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Timing the sun

While you might not think that meteorology or trigonometry come high on the list of necessary topics for photographers, you might find that running through the basics will help in identifying the kinds of light […]

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A photographer's guide to filters

Filters were an indispensable part of every serious photographer’s arsenal before the days of Photoshop, as pictures had to be as close to perfect in-camera as possible. While contrast and colour can be adjusted in […]

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Extreme colour: extreme saturation

Having the ability to easily hype the saturation of the colours in a photograph is a temptation that many photographers find hard to resist. There is just something creatively liberating about pushing the intensity of […]

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Be bold – shoot into the sun

Pointing your camera at the sun for a shot is a condition that juxtaposes the science and art of photography perfectly.* Technically, everything about this shooting scenario is wrong: images strongly tend toward overexposure, colour […]

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Fun with lens flare

A photography effect that can happen by mistake but is a great technique to understand and implement when you want it is lens flare. The sun’s rays shooting through the frame and enveloping the shot’s […]

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