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    Three Secrets To Stunning Photos

    Three Secrets To Stunning Photos

    What are the secret to stunning photos? Does a stunning photo require one thing or is it a combination of secrets? These questions have been burning in the minds of photography enthusiasts forever. It can be frustration to have the desire to take stunning images but a lack of knowledge holds you back. I was […]

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    How To Do Time Lapse Photography

    How To Do Time Lapse Photography

    Water is one of the most photographed elements in nature. Whether it’s a huge, curled wave on the shores of Hawaii or the gentle trickle of a stream over rocks, water calls photographers from all over the world. We tend to find the movement, shape, reflection and energy quite fascinating. Not only do we love […]

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    The Secret To Beautiful Colour In All Your Photos - Color Management Basics

    The Secret To Beautiful Colour In All Your Photos – Color Management Basics

    As the summer breeze swept through her house the feint smell of rubbish filled my nostrils. Toys littered the lounge and hallway. A small child bike sat in the middle of the hallway, next to the muddy shoes and dog basket. She lit a cigarette and inhaled deeply, tilted her head back, and the smoke […]

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    The Secret of Beautiful Landscape Photography

    The Secret of Beautiful Landscape Photography

    Every now and then we come across the most beautiful landscape. It may be on holidays or a weekend drive. We go back and visit it time and time again if we can, feeling in awe of its beauty and magical quality. I really believe that places are like people, we feel connected to some […]

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    The Secret Of Emotive Portraiture - The Decisive Moment

    The Secret Of Emotive Portraiture – The Decisive Moment

    In 1952 a famous photographer called Henri Cartier-Bresson coined the term “the decisive moment”. He was describing a moment in time that defines the story of the situation. He said “To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise […]

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    What is a Model Release Form and Why Do I Need One?

    This article is not legal advice. It’s based on my personal experience. I am sharing my personal experience with you. You must always seek legal council from a qualified legal representative before going ahead with any decisions on your business. In reading this, you understand this and will not take this as legal advice, or […]

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    December 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    December 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    Winning Photo Theme : “Little Things” Photo by Geraldine Watson Canon EOS 60D, F8, 1/60, ISO 125, 50mm Judge’s Feedback: Geraldine has created a very emotive image. The way the light highlights the baby’s beautiful hands around the adult fingers helps to make this an endearing photo. The contrast between the size of hands and […]

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    November 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    November 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    Winning Photo Theme : “Long” Photo by Bob Bird Canon Power Shot G12,  F4.5,  1/20, ISO 1250 Judge’s Feedback: Bob has successfully captured a subject that is indeed very long. But he’s done more than that. He’s also managed to create a sense of distance through the perspective. The vantage point has given him a […]

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    October 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    October 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    Winning Photo Theme : “Purple” Photo by Marion Darlington Nikon Coolpix 510, F3, 1/13, ISO 400 Judge’s Feedback: One of the most striking things about this image was it’s composition. The sweeping, curving shape of the ornament, along with it’s vibrant purple, gives rise to motion and movement, even though we’re looking at a stationery […]

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    September 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    September 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    Winning Photo Theme : “Expressions” Photo by Luis Bonilla Canon EOS 600D, F4.5, 1/40, ISO 800, 37mm, Manual Focus, WB -Fluoroscent, tripod and remote switch. Judge’s Feedback: Luis has captured a terrific candid moment and full of expression. The man’s facial expression has a comical element to it which creates interest and appeal. Luis has […]

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    August 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    August 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    Winning Photo Theme : “Rainbows” Photo by Neil Womersley NIKON D7000, F11, 1/125, ISO 800, 50mm Judge’s Feedback: Neil has created a very artistic, almost commercial, photograph. The colours are beautiful and the fanning out of the subject makes for a very pleasing composition. The composition works so well due to the simplicity in the […]

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    July 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    July 2014: Focus Ezine Competition Results

    Winning Photo Theme : “All About Fruit” Photo by Marion Darlington Nikon Coolpix P510, F3, 1/30, ISO 220, 4mm Judge’s Feedback: Marion’s use of light to accentuate the subject has worked very well. Placing the subject within a shaft of light creates a new and different story about the subject. The way the image is […]

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