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[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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Supporting “Freedom from Fear”

[caption id="attachment_657" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The kids with their new digital compact cameras"][/caption] Sometimes, the most enjoyable photographic experiences occur when you're not taking photographs. Sometimes, they happen when you are sharing your love for photography with others. Last week, I joined a number of Perth photographers in showing...

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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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Swords in the Studio

Matt Goyder is an imposing fella, a giant of a man with equally imposing tattoos on both his arms. Goyder, as he prefers to be called, collects weapons: sais, swords, katanas, butterfly knives - you name it. When a bloke like this asks you to do...

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Autumn photo ramble, Guildford

40 photographers descended on the quiet village of Guildford in the Swan Valley for an autumnal photo ramble through its picturesque and historic surrounds. I had organised this Autumn Photo Ramble through the Photographers in Perth Flickr group;  this photo walk was an opportunity for local...

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