Day: September 26, 2017

Should You Get Published? An Interview With the Editors of Lucy’s and Jute Magazines

In a recent article entitled “Why You Shouldn’t Submit Your Photographs to Magazines,” I discussed Vanity Magazines and how, in my opinion, they often fail to deliver enough value to justify the photographer’s effort. As a result of that article, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with the editors of two of the more well-known […]

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Shooting Hand-held at Slow Shutter Speeds with a Non-EVF Camera

We’ve all faced situations when we had to shoot hand-held in quite poor lighting conditions using slow shutter speeds, in order to capture a photograph. This challenge is further complicated when using a non-EVF camera since we loose our third anchor point, not being able to bring our camera up against our eyebrow. During a […]

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High Dynamic Range (HDR): A Useful Photographic Tool

There is some controversy about using HDR. This stems from the presentation of some HDR images done badly and the somewhat difficult processing of the image for the average photographer to get the desired results. Photo by Justin Kern. The human eye can adjust to deep shadows and overly bright light quite quickly. The perception […]

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How to Find Interesting Subjects for Photography in a Boring Place

One of the common complaints I hear about photography is from people who struggle to find interesting things to take photos of. I understand the frustration. Some people are lucky enough to live in photogenic places that other people have to travel to see. But lots of people live in places where it’s genuinely hard […]

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