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Cultra Long Exposure Photography

Long exposures are about capturing space and silence. They are like visually holding your breath and they definitely work best in the calmness of a quiet beach or lake. Attempting long exposure photography on...
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FlixelPix Grit a Free Lightroom Preset

Yesterday I posted a portrait of Kyle John Suckling which was part of a series of images captured for his upcoming album release. The lead photo uses a little Adobe Lightroom 4 preset I have been developing...
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Ethereal Free Lightroom Preset

I have been asked a number of times about the processing of my X-Pro1 long exposure photographs so I have decided to package a free Lightroom preset that can act as a starting point for your long exposure...
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The Elgato Thunderbolt SSD

Elgato devices have been a major part of my setup ever since I moved to Mac over ten years ago. From epic TV devices for recording digital television, the brilliant Turbo.HD to speed up my video encoding and...
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Landscapes : Don’t Forget the Tripod

When it comes to capturing landscape or long exposure photographs there tends be a focus on what camera or lens combo is being used and there is one essential piece of equipment that can be generally...
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What is your Favourite Prime lens?

It is great to see the variety of opinion on photographer's favourite focal length. Most photographers own two or more lenses and change according to the shooting situation. I thought it would be interesting...
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Careers in the Photography Industry?

I should state immediately I am not a photography industry expert, this post is just a series of observations made over a number of years that are informing decision about courses in Photography for the next...
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My X-Pro1 Travel Photography Kit

Over the last few months I have received a number of emails asking what camera bag I use with the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and also what equipment I include in my travel photography kit bag. I thought I would create a...
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Forget Stats give me a Story

I’ve given up on Flickr Explore. I used to take an interest, I used to value the images it threw up as the popular for that day but over time I have began to spot bizarre trends. Perhaps it is the strange...