Category: Photography

Articles about Photography – tips, camera reviews, photo gallery etc.

How to Create a Beautiful Bokeh Background

Have you ever thought that a sheet of aluminium foil can be used as a backdrop in order to create stunning bokeh effect? Before we start talking about El Bokeh Wall and how it can be achieved, let us first get to know what exactly the term bokeh means. Assuming that you may not be […]

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Photographing Landmarks: Find Your Angle

How many times have you taken the perfect shot of that famous building or monument that you couldn’t wait to show to your family or friends or submit to a stock agency, only to slowly realize that it’s just one of thousands of similar perfect shots of that particular icon? My answer would be, “More times that […]

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‘It’s about being prepared for whatever is thrown at you’: Q & A with William Vazquez

NYC based photographer William Vazquez on one of his earlier assignments. New York City based photographer William Vazquez, travels about 30-50% of the year. From Cuba to the mountains of Nepal, Vazquez has worked in more than 54 countries on more than five continents, often arriving first on the scene of a humanitarian crisis to […]

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How to do Creative Water Splash Photography with Off-Camera Flash

Photography gives us the unique opportunity to freeze time. Moments that normally can’t be seen because they occur in the blink of an eye can suddenly be captured by a camera with incredible precision. This gives us the opportunity to discover fascinating and unique opportunities for photography that showcase and celebrate the wonder of the […]

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How Does Your iPhone Compare to a Hollywood Workhorse? Better Than You Might Think

In reality, this shouldn’t even be a comparison. We all know what the outcome is going to be, yet we still love to see the results. That or we secretly hope that the phone in our pocket can really keep up with a Hollywood workhorse that is used to film some of the most popular […]

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How to Nail Depth of Field for Portraits

A shallow depth of field can breathe life into what would otherwise be a dull portrait. But dialing your aperture in just right in-studio can be a bit a tricky. To shorten your learning curve, freelance photographer Gavin Hoey shares his favorite tips and tricks for getting awesome shallow depth of field portraits: Shooting portraits with […]

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Analog gems: 10 excellent, affordable film cameras

Affordable analog Battles rage over whether digital or analog is the better medium. But those shouting on both sides are missing out on the simple truth that the two compliment each other beautifully. With digital photography, there is an ability and sometimes a desire to achieve something precise, while happy surprises can be a big […]

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