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Natsuki Doll in the sea, Miyazaki, Japan

Protector filters are a sales gimmick: my tips for lens protection & use

I discovered The Phoblographer website when I started using the Flipboard app on my iPhone. Incidentally, if you don’t know that app then check it out as it is a great way of…

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Beginning Product Photography Redux (Wow! Thanks, everyone!)

Wow. I am flattered, everyone. In fact, I’m skipping lunch as we speak to deal with all of the emails of interest in the Beginning Product Photography seminar. Thank you so much for…

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“Two Days Out With Liam” or “Why I Teach”

Getting great shots myself is a buzz but nowhere near the buzz of teaching others to get great shots. When I started teaching photography, I was asked by a few fellow professionals ‘…aren’t…

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Some pearls of my photographic widsom: Part 1

One of the things that makes me chuckle these days is the inordinate amount of websites based solely around lists. They also all use plenty of hyperbole and melodrama…. The 50 Best Black…

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Photo history ‘follow Friday': Andreas Feininger

The second in our series of articles about iconic photographers who, if they were alive and had a Twitter account, you’d want to follow. Part Two of the video here Part Three of…

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Cindy Sherman: Characters

This video, from Art21.org, is an interview with Cindy Sherman who has been getting into ‘character’ for the last 30 years. At first people commented these were ‘self portraits’ but the ‘self’ that…

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Making a tin-type

I showed this video to students last weekend as part of the Introduction to the History of Photography Pt.1 class. I’m sure everyone will get something from watching it but for those who…

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Photo-history ‘Follow Friday’

The folk I’ll be suggesting you ‘follow’ in this post don’t have Twitter accounts; they are all dead people. But if they did have Twitter, you WOULD certainly want to follow their work….

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History of Photography classes in Tokyo

To understand the history of photography or even to be able to recognise some photos by a few of the great photographers of each significant ere of photography’s history is to understand your…

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Tokyo mash-ups, getting ‘signed’ & some news from Blurb.com

And on the second day, Alfie created a book cover. Yep, reckon this shot [above] is gonna be the cover of a book about street photography I am preparing. Only shot another six…

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