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Making the most of a wide angle lens

A wide-angle lens or ultra-wide angle (UWA) lens is an important part of a photographer’s kit of lenses – particularly landscape photographers. A wide-angle lens lets us view and photograph a wide scene and fit it all into a single rectangular frame. This all sounds very...

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Competition Winner: Fremantle Twilight Trek 2017

And we have a winner!     Congratulations to Rhonda McInnes, who takes home the prize from this year's Fremantle Twilight Trek Photo Competition. Rhonda's image of a red vehicle with reflected "markings" shows great imagination and an eye for detail. What a creative image! Well done!! Honourable mentions...

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Madagascar Photography Tour Gallery

Madagascar, the land lost in time, is a stunning destination for photographers looking for subjects and experiences that are off-the-beaten-track. The world's fourth largest island, Madagascar broke away millions of years ago during the continental drift and, because of this, is home to some of...

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Balingup Heights Photography Weekend Gallery

We've just wrapped up the Balingup Heights Photography Weekend Workshop and what a weekend it was -- jam packed with shooting and photographic learning as we shot, shot and shot in and around the village of Balingup in the WA South West. Based at beautiful...

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New Zealand Photography Tour Gallery

I've just returned from a fantastic month in New Zealand, first leading the New Zealand South Island Photography Tour with my 2IC Stephen Humpleby, and then scouting out new locations and destinations in the South Island for the 2017 Photography Tour. Here's a selection of...

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The Evolution of an Image

One of the most important things we can learn in photography is the understanding that the photograph captured by your camera is only the first stage in the evolution of the image. In fact, my preferred train of thought is to consider what the camera...

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Getting around the limits of dynamic range

One of the challenges facing photographers is the limited dynamic range available in their camera's digital imaging sensor. Dynamic range describes the range of tones in a scene that can be effectively captured by your camera's sensor. Some sensors are better at capturing a wider...

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