Street Portraiture Tips

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Street portraiture is an extremely satisfying genre of photography to shoot, but it can also be one of the most difficult. It’s not difficult in terms of style and technique because this is something you can decide upon before you even head out onto the streets. Deciding whether you go for natural light with a reflector to fill-in shadows, or slick off-camera flash techniques is the least of your worries. It’s all about the human interaction.

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Vintage wedding photography effect

Vintage wedding photography processing in Lightroom

Learn how to apply a vintage colour effect to wedding photography in Lightroom. The technique applies a warm colour effect using Curves.  Vintage wedding photography colour effects in Lightroom is a popular technique that you need to know. To see the full before and after images scroll down.

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Top 10 photography blogs

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The internet is awash with photography blogs. Some are big with huge followings, some small, some good, some bad and some that are quite frankly amazing. The things is, there’s no single photography blog that can provide everything you need in the way of lens-based goodness. Most of us follow several different blogs that provide specific types of content. But with so many great options out there, it can be hard to keep up with what’s the best.

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Hover Camera self-flying drone

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Whether you love or loathe selfies, the Hover Camera by Zero Zero Robotics – a Shanghai-based company, is an exciting new self-flying camera with the ability to track faces while following people around shooting stills or 4k video. Weighing just 238 grams, the Hover Camera is easy to use and designed to completely remove the difficulties of flying a drone.

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Create custom Photoshop brushes

Custom film rebate brushes in Photoshop tutorial

Learn how to create custom Photoshop brushes using any image to make the brush. But more specifically, how to create a brush from an image of an old film rebate. This can then be added to the edges of any photo at the touch of a button.

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Cambridge University graduation photography portrait sessions

Cambridge University graduation portrait photography

Graduation season is a busy time in Cambridge with 31 individual colleges and Anglia Ruskin University all seeing students complete their courses. At the graduation ceremonies there are always photographers on hand to take portraits against plain backgrounds. But if you’d like a more refined set of graduation portraits, take a look at my Cambridge University graduation photography service.

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Stoke Rochford Hall Wedding Venue

Stoke Rochford Hall

Stoke Rochford Hall is an impressive Victorian mansion set in formal landscaped gardens and 28 acres of parkland. It can be found just off the A1 near Grantham in Lincolnshire. Not only is it a fantastic wedding location, the grounds and interior provide the perfect backdrops for stunning wedding photography.

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LaMem – How memorable are your photos?

Large-scale Image Memorability (LaMem)
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rge-scale Image Memorability, or LaMem, is an online algorithym that aims to tell you how memorable your photos are. I’ve tested it on several of my own images and the results were surprising, but interesting nonetheless.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2The long-awaited Fujifilm X-Pro2 is finally here, and boasts a host of improved features over the X-Pro1. With a similar look and feel to its predesessor, the X-Pro2 offers a familar shooting experience. But with many new features under the hood it will feel like the completely new camera that it is.

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Google Nik Collection is now free

Google Nik Collection

The Google Nik Collection is a powerful suite of image editing programs favoured by professional and enthusiast photographers alike. This amazing software that once cost $150 is now available for free! Find out more about what’s included below, and follow the link at the bottom of the page to download the Google Nik Collection.

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