Photo Tips

Finding creativity

One of the tougher challenges photographers face is a creative slump. No matter how much you love photography, how passionate you are about it, you're going to reach a stage where nothing, excuse the pun, clicks. Photography is no different to every other form of creative...

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Seeing the street

Street photography is an art of its own. It requires that the photographer be able to unfamiliarise the familiar, to make the everyday uncommon and unique. It requires eagle eyes and lightning reflexes. I work in Fremantle and am as familiar with it as, well, the...

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Working with models – Tips

As a photographer, there is much that is attractive about working with models. It's also a big challenge, often requiring that the photographer take a leap of faith in relinquishing some level of control to the model (let's face is, us photo-types are always kinda...

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Blog or Bedamned!

[caption id="attachment_666" align="alignright" width="199" caption="Only connect"][/caption] There is much fuss being made about the significance of social networking for photographers. On one level, it's being touted as a great way to obtain exposure for one's works. Websites like Flak Photo give photographers the opportunity to extend the...

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3 steps to improving your portraiture

A good portrait engages us with its subject - makes us respond emotionally to the person depicted within the frame. We're used to interacting with people, so as viewers, we're already predisposed to respond to photographs of people. It's not hard to take a good portrait. On...

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Let me tell you about my photography

Let's have a break from posts about workshops, projects and photo shoots. I would like to tell you about my photography. EQUIPMENT AND SETTINGS Let's start with equipment and settings. They seems to be the most popular questions I get asked about my photography: What do you use?...

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