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Shooting Ice Hockey for the first time

I really do love shooting sport but it’s not something I get the chance to do very often, so when I got an invite from Kevin Slyfield to shoot an ice hockey match I jumped at the chance. Kevin is the official team photographer ...
 
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How to sharpen in Photoshop

Sharpening your photos is one of the least exciting things you can do in Photoshop but also one of the most important things too. It’s also right at the top of the frequently asked questions I get whilst teaching photo post pro...

 
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Five ways to crack high ISO

What do you do when flash isn’t an option, you can’t use a tripod and your shutter speeds are in danger of dropping too low? The answer is, of course, you increase your ISO. But as we all know, there’s a direct connection betwe...
 
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Gatwick Aviation Museum News

Over the past few years I’ve been a regular visitor to the Gatwick Aviation Museum, it’s easily my favourite place to teach photography. It would seem I’m not alone for my love of this unique location, as I know many photograph...

 
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Five myths about Image Stabilisation

Canon calls it image stabilisation, Nikon uses vibration reduction and Sigma has Optical Stabilizer. The name may be different but the aim is the same. IS, VR and OS all promise the chance to shoot sharper shots at slower shutt...
 
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5 Things Top photographers do & the rest of us don’t

At some time or another we’ve all looked at the work of top photographers and wondered… What makes their photos better then mine? Is it because they use the best camera gear, work with the best models or get access to locations...

 
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Your Comfort Zone

What’s your style of photography? Are you a landscape photographer, someone who thinks nothing about walking miles over hills or along the coast in order to get your perfect photo. Perhaps you’re a studio based photographer who...
 
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SplashArt Kit 2 ~ Review

I love photographing drips and over the years I’ve made one or two videos about how it’s done. However the SplashArt kit 2 offers to take drip photography to a professional level. Verdict: The SplashArt 2 Kit is well designed a...

 
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Adobe “Create Now” Live

Are you around today (11th Dec 2012) at 6pm UK time? Do you want to find out what’s coming to Photoshop? Do you have a creative cloud subscription? If the answer to one or more of these questions is yes, then read on. When Adob...
 
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Know Your Camera Quiz

It’s time for another quiz and this time it’s all about camera’s and lenses. There are 10 questions that will put your Photography knowledge to the test. They range from quite easy to very tricky and all the answers are multipl...