Photo Tips

Get over your fear of flash

At some point in our collective photographic careers, we'll need to deal with the flash. There's no avoiding it. As much as you want to claim to be a "natural light photographer" you know that there will come a time when you'll need to wrap...

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Five Photo Projects for the New Year

A New Year often means new resolutions. Whether we keep them or not - well, that's another story! But a New Year can also present a great opportunity to give your creative juices (and your camera) a kick start. If you're really into your photography, then...

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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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