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  • Community Projects
    Community Project: Searching for New Photographic Loan WordsNew photo loan words
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    As photography grows, the photographic community grows too. As interest and access to photography has spread our community has expanded to include more people speaking more languages than ever before. Photography is growing technologically, too, maturing and developing new forms of visual language. Maybe it's time for English to borrow some new words!Read More…
  • Creativity
    Stuck Indoors? You Can Still Make Great Photos When You Have to Stay HomePhotographinghomethumb
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    Staying home, either for a day or two or longer periods, does not mean you’ve to give up on photography. There are fantastic photography projects to pursue inside the four walls of your house. You just have to discover them. Here are some ideas to get you started.Read More…
  • Business
    6 Practical Ways to Boost Your Photography Business This YearBen lucas boost your business preview
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    Any one, small change could end up having a significant positive impact on your business. What one thing are you going to do boost your business this year?Read More…
  • Inspiration
    Fresh Eyes Every Day: The Challenges and Rewards of Photographing Close to HomeClosetohomethumb
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    The practice of photography is often associated with journeys to far places, preferably exotic, as if only that offers good photographs. Learning to photograph right outside your door may open your eyes to the beauty of the world. Sometimes, as close to home as your street. We tell you how to find this hidden treasure!Read More…
  • Macro
    How to Make a Colourful Bubble Macro Photo with Oil and WaterPreview
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    This tutorial, using oil and water, is a fun way to try some new macro photography with a fairly quick set up and immediate results.Read More…
  • Macro
    Make, Find, and Improvise: Creative Backgrounds For Still Life and Macro PhotographsMacro background thumb
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    There’s a huge craze for adding textures to macro and still life photographs. Whilst there are a wealth of resources online, it’s always nice to create something yourself and get it ‘in shot’ so that you’re not having to add it in post-processing. With a little creativity you can create something quite nice for very little outlay. Here I’ll outline some of the cheapest and easiest and show you their results.Read More…
  • Long Exposure
    5 Ways to Experiment with Long Exposures for the First TimeStream
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    When you’re starting out as a photographer, you see a lot of photos and just think, how did they do that?! Sometimes, these clever photographs involve long exposures, using light and movement in creative ways. Here are five ways to have some fun with long exposures.Read More…
  • Scanner
    Scanography: Cameraless Pictures With Your ScannerPreview
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    Scanner art, or scanography, is a fun and ethereal method of creating photograph-like art with your scanner. Read More…
  • Video
    5 Essential Projects To Get You Started as a Weekend FilmmakerWeekend film maker thumbnail
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    You've heard the advice many times: forget the excuses, just go out and shoot! It's the only way to learn! Sounds great! But what to shoot? Many filmmakers default to narrative or fiction short films, but there are many, many barriers to making a decent short narrative film, such as scripts, actors, locations, crew.... it's way more complicated than just "go shoot."Read More…
  • How to Learn
    Lifelong Education is for EveryonePreview
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    Today, I hope to challenge and inspire you to dive headfirst into the world of education, and to not look back for the rest of your life.Read More…
  • Macro
    Finding Macro Inspiration in the GardenPreview
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    It doesn't all have to be bugs and flowers, check out this tutorial for inspirational ideas in the garden.Read More…
  • Macro
    Abstract and Colourful Close-UpsPreview
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    Abstract and colourful macro photos can look fantastic and are fun to do. In this tutorial we’ll look at some simple ways to get some great abstract shots.Read More…
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