Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Best Camera Bags, Straps, and Accessories to Carry With You ~ The Wirecutter

If you own photography gear beyond a single camera, you need a good bag for carrying it, and you should probably think long and hard about a solid strap to make sure your camera is secure while taking it for … Continue reading

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The Best Camera Lens Filters, Flashes, and Accessories for Taking Great Photos ~ The Wirecutter

If you’re a photographer looking to learn more about photography and expand your skills, make sure to grab the accessories and gear to match your vision. Some accessories, such as lenses or a hard drive to back up your photos, … Continue reading

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10 common mistakes amateur photographers make (and how to avoid them) ~ Jeff Meyer

The joy of digital photography is that it’s a lot cheaper to learn from your mistakes. With no film costs to worry about, you can instantly gauge the success of your technique and settings, and easily delete howlers. The important … Continue reading

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In pictures: Contemporary view ~ BBC News

LensCulture has announced the winners and finalists in its annual Exposure Awards. The competition aims to showcase the best in contemporary photography. Interesting Images…

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Learning to See ~ Rafael Rojas

Reality does not exist. Each of us makes our own reality. Perception, which might start with visual stimuli, is filtered by our mental templates, preconceptions, memories and experiences. The result becomes a personal appreciation of reality, which then, by association, … Continue reading

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Father and Son ~ Mitchell Kanashkevich

Don’t give up on a potentially interesting scene. I was ready to. It was ridiculously hot. The sand was blowing into my eyes and ears. I was frustrated that my opportunity for the image I initially had in mind vanished. … Continue reading

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT DISPLAY FOR PHOTO EDITING ~ Breathing Color

Few topics generate more discussion than buying a new display for photo editing. Some people are happy with off-brand specials at bargain prices, while others must have the best of the very best. While most of us want the optimal … Continue reading

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Light for Photographers ~ Colin Aiken

Light is the essence of photography. It’s not things that we photograph, but the light they reflect. Without light, there is no photography. The way things look to us and the camera is entirely dependent on the light that reaches … Continue reading

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History of Photography (Video) ~ COOPH

Interested in how it all began? From its humble beginnings of camera obscura right through to the modern smartphone, the COOPH team has put together an explainer vid that maps out the exciting history of photography… Sit back and enjoy! … Continue reading

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2015 Mobile Photography Awards

The Mobile Photography Awards were founded in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the talent and imagery of the mobile photo & art communities. Alongside our annual competition (October-December), we produce themed exhibits with international open calls throughout the year. If … Continue reading

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