Blog Posts - 2016

What are Lens Filters in Photography?

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What are Lens Filters in Photography?

The Purpose of Lens Filters: The purpose of Lens Filters is similar to that of wearing sunglasses. Sunglasses help you to see better in intense light, protect your eyes from harmful UV rays, wind, dust and reduce glare. Similarly, lens filters can serve a number of different purposes in photography. They help to reduce reflections, protect your lenses from possible damage, enhance colors and partially or fully reduce the amount of light that enters the lens. They can be fundamental for capturing scenery in extremely difficult lighting conditions. Digital photography is all about the quality and intensity of light and...

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Thanksgiving Crafts Using Photographs

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Thanksgiving Crafts Using Photographs

As part of Wendy Fourie's Craft Photography Blog Edition, she shares some of her favorite Thanksgiving crafts ideas involving old photographs. These craft ideas are perfect activities for kids whilst the parents take a fond trip down memory by filing through all those old and embarrassing family photos everyone forgot about.    

 

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Photography-Related Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCS)

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Photography-Related Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCS)
Wendy Fourie speaks about her experience with using MOOCs. She also recommends some fantastic photography MOOCs for those looking to learn more about Photography, so be sure to give it a read!

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Ross Frazer, the Model Turned Photographer.

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Ross Frazer, the Model Turned Photographer.
Ross Frazer is a talented up and coming photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. In this blog post, he tells us about his journey as a beginner using his phone, to a photographer who uses a DSLR and gets paid to do what he loves!

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Understanding Manual F Stop, Shutter Speed, Lighting, Rule of Thirds, And So Much More.

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Understanding Manual F Stop, Shutter Speed, Lighting, Rule of Thirds, And So Much More.

As a third year broadcast journalism student doing photography for the first time, all of these terms were quite scary. I remember sitting in class thinking “I don’t even want to be photographer”, “Why can’t I just shoot on auto? Surely there’s a reason why it’s there?” and “Can’t I just do all the adjustments in post-production?” Then our lecturer said the worst possible thing. She said, “Okay guys, now that I’ve explained this to you, go out and shoot something on campus. Remember to shoot on manual! I’ll see you guys in 30 minutes” I walked out of class...

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