Monthly Archives: October 2017

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 ~ Eleanor Imster

The Natural History Museum in London has kindly released the 13 finalist images in advance of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 October announcement of the competition’s winners. Now in its 53rd year, this year’s competition received almost 50,000 … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Better Nighttime Event Photography ~ Ben McKechnie

There’s no way around it: doing nighttime event photography is tricky. Festivals, ceremonies, parties, and parades involve fast action, difficult lighting conditions, and hectic environments. It’s no wonder that first attempts at nighttime event photography often result in blurry and … Continue reading

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10 REASONS TO SHOOT FOR BLACK AND WHITE ~ Michael Freeman

That’s deliberate—‘for’ black and white—-not ‘in’, because digital has reversed the decisions and choice that used to accompany this, the most traditional form of photography. Even acknowledging a newish specialist trend toward monochrome sensors, digital black and white starts with … Continue reading

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Swapper (David Hurn) ~ BBC News

The Swapper is a story about the internationally-acclaimed British documentary photographer David Hurn; it is a story of a dyslexic, Welsh schoolboy written off as being “a bit thick” and an extraordinary “succession of bizarre coincidences” which would propel him … Continue reading

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The 2017 Royal Photographic Society competition ~ BBC News

Portraiture dominates the world’s longest-running photography competition. Some images to think about…

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