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Top Award for one of our Contributors.
"Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year"
|One of our contributors, Ricardo Da Cunha has just been awarded Australian Institute of Professional Photography - Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year. Congratulations Ric and thanks again for the help you have given to us. |
Here's one of Ric's articles - A guide to improve your landscape photography.
Traveling to People and Wildlife ...
Photography by Moonlight - Scenes in a Different Light.
Photography by moonlight is easy with practice. Here are some tips to get you started.
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An innovative solution to a problem all photographers encounter ...
"The Camera Can Lie"
|I spotted an article today which is extremely helpful in overcoming a big problem of digital photography - Limited Dynamic Range. (The camera's inability to record everything the human eye sees from very dark to very light.) |
The Limited Dynamic Range problem shows up in many ways, one of the most common being a shot which turns out as a dark subject against a bright background.
Here's what the photographer saw ...
Here's what the camera recorded ...
Unless you are proficient in the use of fill-in flash, graduated filters, image editor masking or HDR processing, (and have the time to use them) you are often left with a disappointing result.
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Photo of the Month - Sungai Penipah Beach in Mukah, Sarawak
"Sunset in Sarawak"
|This month's selected image was taken by Peter Lee Pui Weng ARPS who lives in Sarawak Borneo, in a small town called Sibu. |
He has been taking photography seriously since 2008 and shooting sunsets is his favorite activity. He gained his ARPS distinction on Travel in March 2014. Peter always uses a wide angle lens with ND or GND filters for his sunset photography and he says a sturdy tripod and a remote shutter are a must to minimize camera shake.
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Landscape Photographs - Lovely shots whatever the weather.
Advice to help you achieve the finest landscape photographs whatever the weather - and you don't need an expensive camera to do it.
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100 Best Photo Tips
To celebrate reaching their 100th issue, Photography Week are offering a FREE issue for readers to enjoy! Learn essential camera skills and get inspiration from the World’s best-selling digital photography magazine. To get their 100th issue free, download the Photography Week app from Apple newsstand and enter the code ‘RPS100’ to redeem. This no-obligation offer is available until 30th September 2014.
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Selecting a Camera Tripod - "Choosing the right legs."
A camera tripod is one of the most important investments to make after your camera and lens.
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Calibrating the Camera Screen - how to get the most from it.
Assessing exposure correctly using the LCD camera screen will reduce wasted shots and time spent on the computer.
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The Northern Lights ...
|This month's selected image was taken by Keith Pointon, the Secretary of the Royal Photographic Society's Travel Group, when he visited Iceland last year. The various shots he obtained inspired so many of the group's members that another trip to see the Northern Lights has been arranged for them next January. |
Travel and photography have been an enduring part of Keith’s life since an early age. His first camera was a Christmas present when he was 12 years old and living in Malaya. He never looked back. He quickly learned to develop and print his own black and white prints and has always enjoyed the qualities of monochrome images.
A former teacher of Geography and Geology, it is not surprising, that landscapes and travel have been the backbone of his photography. Field trips and holidays to wide ranging places, Iceland, Antarctica, India, North Africa and the Mediterranean are a feature in his work.
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Intimate Landscape Photography - Look for Detail within the
With so many excellent photographs on display, an intimate landscape will often catch the viewer's eye ... and the judge's!
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Leather iPad Case - A Superb Alternative.
Maroo Leather iPad Case - Why buy the standard when you can have better for less.
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Mastering Underwater Photography - The combination of two
There are millions of keen divers in the world but not many have mastered Underwater Photography.
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Photography Composition - Understanding the basics can revolutionise your shots.
It’s a truism that, however good your camera is, your shots will stand or fall by your understanding of good photography composition.
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Shadow Photos - Using the Light and the Shade
With a little thought, a shadow can play a starring role in our photographs.
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RPS Nature Group - Cross Fertilisation of Ideas and Techniques
The RPS Nature Group brings together photographers, naturalists and biologists who encourage each other.
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Global-Source Photography News from Google, Yahoo and Feedzilla.
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Spring has Sprung ...
"Spring has Sprung"
|Another project to help you build your skills - |
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