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Book Review: “READ THIS IF YOU WANT TO TAKE GREAT PHOTOGRAPHS.”

On Wikipedia, a hobby is described as “a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one’s leisure time”. I find this definition pretty paradoxical: whilst the ‘regular’ part implies a certain degree of systematic frequency, the ‘leisure time’ reveals … Continue reading

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My Photos in Commercials and Articles…

This will be a brief post – So, I just discovered how to search in Google by using an image, rather than text. You simply have to drag an image file onto the Search bar if you’re using Google Chrome or … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Cropped-Sensor Cameras

In my last post I discussed the benefits offered by “full-frame cameras”, defined therein as “… cameras that have sensors that are equivalent in size (dimensions) to 35mm film”. Today’s post will focus on the other side of the coin, that … Continue reading

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The Full Frame Advantage

As some of you might have read from my Facebook page, I recently carried out some changes to my camera bag. Apart from changes to my lenses lineup*, a major change was the acquisition of a full-frame Canon DSLR, the … Continue reading

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The Art of Photography (Part 3)

I’ve been meaning to write this third post in the series for quite some time now, but my other commitments have kept me quite busy lately. Apologies about that – I do hope you weren’t waiting on me to proceed … Continue reading

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The Art of Photography (Part 2)

Welcome to the second in the series of posts dealing with the more “artsy” side to photography. In my last post (here), we introduced an important compositional guideline referred to as “the rule of thirds”. This post will introduce three more “rules” … Continue reading

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The Art of Photography (Part 1)

It’s been a while since I last wrote a piece and I’ve realised I might have been overly focused on technical posts so far. If you remember well, I had started this blog making reference to the fact that photography … Continue reading

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What camera do you recommend?

When faced with the need (or want) to acquire a new camera, we often revert to friends and family for advice on the matter. Being known amongst my friends as a photography enthusiast, I am often asked the titular question … Continue reading

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Lenses (Part 5) – Specialised Lenses & Tricks

NOTE: Apologies for the delay in publishing this fifth and last entry… thanks for your patience!! This last entry in the “Lenses” series is comprised of two sections, one dealing with “specialised” lenses and another with some tricks that one … Continue reading

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Lenses (Part 4) – Other Properties

Aside of what we’ve covered so far in the first three posts of this series, there are also a number of other properties worth learning about. This post will introduce such properties to give you a more thorough grasp on … Continue reading

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