Day: December 21, 2017

South Africa Safari Photography

A classic African safari is on the bucket list of many photographers, but it can be hard to return with images that do justice to your memories. In my workshop I’ll share my tips to photographing wildlife in South Africa, and see how the latest technologies can make it easier.… The post South Africa Safari […]

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Female Fashion Photographers on Sexism: One Lost a Job for Being Overweight

To be a successful photographer, you don’t have to be physically stronger, faster, or tougher. It’s not like pro sports where it’s normal for the number of men to overpower women. So why are women still facing so much systematic sexism and harassment in the photography industry? [ Read More ] Gabrielle Colton Click Here […]

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How to Backlight Translucent Objects for Dramatic Effect

Incorporating translucent elements into your compositions can add an interesting dynamic of luminosity to your photographs. Especially if you can backlight them. Water spray, smoke, steam, and things such as flags, flowers, and fabric when backlit can take on an almost surreal quality because of the way the light refracts as it passes through these […]

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Understanding Composition: Beyond the Rule of Thirds

Composition is critical. If you want to take powerful photos, it’s one of the most important parts of photography. Still, a lot of photographers start out only hearing about the rule of thirds, and they never go more in depth on how to compose better photos. The good news is that you can learn more […]

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2017 Readers’ choice polls: High-end ILC of the year – break the tie!

For the past few weeks we’ve been running six polls, to find out what you, our readers think was the best gear of 2017. Several of the polls are pretty close, but one is still too close to call, with literally only a handful of votes between the two front-runners and the two runners-up. With […]

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