Day: October 13, 2016

Ansel Adams’ Arca-Swiss 4×5 View Camera is the first of its kind at auction

Heritage Auctions will soon be the first auction house to ever offer an Ansel Adams 4×5 view camera. The camera is part of a complete outfit including an Arca-Swiss 4×5 View Camera, three lenses, a pair of Graflex graphic film pack adapters, compendium lens hood, extra bag bellows, Wratten gelatin filters, a dark cloth, original carrying/shipping […]

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How to Use a Limited Color Palette to Compose Strong Images

There are lots of ways to use color in photography. One is to look for strong, complementary colors – those on opposing sides of the color wheel – and include them in the same frame. The opposite is to use a very limited color palette. Here’s an example of the first approach. There’s a green […]

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26 Days and 10,187 Kilometres…

My wife and I just returned from a whirlwind photography tour/vacation travelling by car through some of the most intriguing parts of the United States. We were on the road for 26 days with 19 of them focused on capturing images along our route. In all we covered 10,187 kilometres (6,330 miles). NIKON 1 J5 […]

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Part 2: How to Have Only Dream Projects in Your Photography Portfolio

Remember that first time you’ve looked at those dream portfolios? How did they happen? You’ve probably compared your portfolio against those and thought, “How would clients put their trust in me for something as big as that?” The hard truth is, those dream-portfolio photographers had a great website issued by the hospital they were given […]

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8 Ways to Become More Comfortable with Your Street Photography

I know many people who mention that they would like to get involved in street photography, but they can’t get over the initial hump, because they are too afraid to capture strangers candidly in the street. This is a shame, because it is a wonderful and creative form of photography that everyone should try. If […]

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