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Another DPS article published

This is my latest DPS article – Learning how best to shape your own photography education so you get most benefit from it. Article can be found here. Interested to hear what people’s learning experiences are? I have paid for some … Continue reading

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Why Camera Gear Doesn’t Matter

On my recent article written for DPS there was some interesting discussion in the comments, particularly about Point #5 – Gear Doesn’t Matter At All, and I would like to explore that concept a bit further here. First let me … Continue reading

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Why your SOOC image doesn’t impress me at all

In the last couple of months there has been a surge of images posted SOOC which means ‘straight out of the camera’.  It means that the image had not been edited in any way on the computer before it has … Continue reading

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12 Days of Xmas Goodies for Photographers

DPS – Digital Photography School – have been running a 12 Days of Xmas goodie deal and they have just released the whole lot from now til the end of 2015 12 Days of Deals Personally I bought the very … Continue reading

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So I bought this DSLR camera but this photography stuff is harder than I thought it would be?

(Reposted Feb 2015 – note this post got me featured on Freshly Pressed) I recently found the blog of lindygrasser  who is having new life adventures and capturing it with a new camera.  She posted for input on the new … Continue reading

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On holiday and I come down with a cold of course

This morning was a good day for photography, it was bright overcast so I headed into town with my new 7D ii to walk around and shoot some textures for my grunge PS course and see what the CBD is … Continue reading

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Driftwood Dragon

When I saw this driftwood dragon emerging from the sand, whimsy overtook me and I shot it lying on my back, trying to capture his eye against the sky 🙂 Shot details:  7D and 17-55mm, at 20mm, f9, ISO100 1/80th … Continue reading

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