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Photography Exposure - A better understanding.

Some books and lessons to help improve your understanding of photography exposure.

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High Contrast - We can cope but our camera needs help.

Our eyes can cope with high contrast but a camera's sensor or film has a limited range so some of the light and dark parts of an image may be lost.

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Stopover ...


"Red Arrows Flying Low"

The Red Arrows flew low over regular contributor, Ron Sutton's garden yesterday afternoon...a big surprise...so he got his camera and followed them...so to speak!

They were doing a stopover at a small local airfield before flying on to a display. Managed to get these few images including a practice of one of their formations. The light wasn't great but when you're under their landing flightpath and they're only 100' above your head...who cares!

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Cut and Paste - Copying part of one image to another.

Sometimes we want to cut and paste part of an image to another image or to another part of the original image.

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Macro Cameras - Which camera should I buy?

If you are considering Macro Cameras, how small do you want to go?

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Monitor Calibration - It pays to get it right.

Correct Monitor Calibration is essential to get consistent results.

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African Safari - An adventure in South Africa.

A South African Safari offers adventure and many photo opportunities. Here's some advice on how to make the most of it.

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Santorini - A Gem in the Greek Cyclades Islands.

Santorini in the Aegean Sea is a photographer's paradise.

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Venice - One of the most interesting cities in the world to visit and photograph.

Venice is truly a unique and beautiful place and one of the only cities that can boast having no roads for motorized vehicles in the main portion of the city.

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Sensational Sydney - To Tire of Sydney, is to Tire of Life.

When a man is tired of Sydney, he is tired of life; for there is in Sydney all that life can afford.

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Mont St Michel - A Spiritual Spire Ascendent.

Mont St Michel is an absolute must see if you are visiting Normandy or Brittany in the northern part of France.

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The Golden Triangle - A Magical Tour of India

Travelling the Golden Triangle presents many opportunities for better photographs with a difference.

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Snowdonia - The most stunning views that North Wales has to offer.

Snowdonia has so many outstanding vistas on the circular tour that the best advice is just to say - do it!

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Komodo National Park - Home of the Dragon

Komodo offers some of the best diving in Indonesia, but there be dragons as well.

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The Lake District - No other so exquisitely lovely, no other so charming.

The Lake District - Surely there is no other place in this whole wonderful world quite like Lakeland...no other so exquisitely lovely, no other so charming, no other that calls so insistently across a gulf of distance. All who truly love Lakeland are exiles when away from it.

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Free downloadable photographs, free Wallpaper and Facebook Timeline Covers for your collection.

At Better Photographs you can get free help from fellow photographers, learn from master photographers and receive free downloadable photographs as well.

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Lesvos - A Greek island in the Sun

Lesvos is a very beautiful island. Pine forests, olive groves, and barren mountains, with lots of inland sea, unspoilt countryside, and friendly locals are the draw here! Lots to photograph too.

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Ireland - A great combination of scenic beauty with its rolling green countryside and spectacular coastlines.

Ireland has a great combination of scenic beauty with its rolling green countryside and spectacular coastlines. It also has excellent historic architecture with the many castles, churches and of course, pubs.

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Costa Rica - An adventure right from the start.

The adventure across central Costa Rica began with drive through Braulio Carillo National Park, lush and mountainous.

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New Zealand - A visit to North Island.

New Zealand is a stunning location with photo opportunities wherever you visit.

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