Tag: weeklyphotochallenge

Making Photos in Fog

Most people like to take photographs in nice weather. If you want to make more striking images, adverse weather gives you more opportunities. I like making pictures in the Autumn and Winter when the days are shorter, and the Sun is low. In Scotland the weather changes frequently, photography is

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Capturing Unlikely Images.

Capturing street or candid photography requires patience and a lot of practice. To improve your chances always carrying your camera helps. This would be the primary category of Street images that I make. I’d taken a number of photos of people vaping and wanted to capture one that was a

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Be Prolific (WPC)

To be successful in street photography practice makes perfect and also helps to get over any nerves. To improve your chances of getting a great shot take lots of average / good shots, and be prolific in your output. With digital cameras you can take as many shots as you

Contemplating Manet

When you are going through a typical day how many times do you think I’d rather be somewhere else? When you think that, where is it you’d rather be? When you’ve used a camera for years, you really start to notice your surroundings, more specifically you notice small changes in

Eye Contact in Street Photography

  What is Street Photography, the generally accepted definition is candid, close up and personal images of people interacting, using a widish lens (28mm or 35mm). However interaction between the photographer and subject is discouraged. Street Portraits, where you ask permission to make an image of a person is seen

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The Time Machine in Your Hand

What’s the difference between a camera and the human eye (no it’s not a joke). The Aperture and pupil are roughly equivalent as is the Retina and sensor. The crucial difference is that the eye constantly adjusts the pupil to allow different levels of light in. When you choose an

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Capturing A Face in the Crowd

One of my ongoing portfolio projects is People . I spend a lot of time at home due to health issues and when I get out of the house I like to meet and interact with people. I always carry a camera with me, and have made some of my best

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