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5 Ways To Truly Explore a Single Photographic Subject

From Lightstalking,

When you start to get serious about photography, something becomes very apparent to you – that getting different effects while photographing the same subject doesn’t need to be particularly difficult. It is actually quite easy to render totally different effects on a single subject using a few tried and tested tactics. What you will come to realise is the variety of outcomes that can come from that single object is quite remarkable.

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5 Tips To Transform Your Photography With Long Exposures

Jim Goldstein writes,

Employing long exposure photography techniques is a great way to create an image that makes others go “Wow!”. If you’re unfamiliar with long exposure photography the major ingredient needed is low light conditions, which will require your camera to expose for longer periods of time. In fact it’s even possible to use filters to reduce the amount of light that comes through your lens so as to produce long exposures even during the brightest times of day. Long exposures enable photographers to create an abstracted or surreal visual experience as opposed to reproducing a scene as we might see with our naked eye. In this regard long exposures allow you to artistically create something from a subject or scene that might otherwise seem ordinary with more standard photographic techniques.

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What a Typical Digital Management Workflow Looks Like

Jason Row writes on the Lightstalking blog.

Until a few years ago, workflow was a virtually unheard of word. Now it is the mantra of nearly every professional photographer but what does it mean? Well, put simply, its carrying out the day to day work tasks in a consistent and hence efficient way. Following on from my last article on Digital Image Management I want to talk about my workflow for ingesting and organizing images.

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Beautiful black and white photography by Peter Levi

Beautiful-black-and-white-photography-by-Peter-LeviPeter Levi writes,

I love photographing real life, but it has to have an artistic feel to it. I prefer when, for example, street shots almost looks like they are staged but aren’t. Those are in my own opinion the best ones. When you manage to pull out the beauty of real life, a mood, a happening and make it into art, something people would hang on a wall. Then you have done your work right.

Almost all of my work is in black and white. It’s not intentional; I always make one color and one black and white version of my images. Then, I decide which one speaks to me most, which one is best for the image. Obviously I almost always choose the black and white version. I just love the dynamics of it.

I have a need to do both artistic long exposure work and Raw documentary photography. It is a bit like Yin and Yang. It gives me balance, and both genres satisfy my photographical needs.

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Dubai Time-lapse

Our member Gavin Whiteford sent in this link to a time-lapse video of a 28-hour period composed of 3359 individual photographs. The images were all shot from a single point in the city of Dubai.

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100 Attractive Examples Of Still Life Photography

Transverre by Mario ClicheOur member Chris Joubert sent in this link to a collection of 100 photos billed as still life. Included are photos of creatures, landscapes, frozen motion and other subjects that don’t conform to a traditional definition of still life images, but they are worth a look anyway as there are some very interesting photos in there.

100 Attractive Examples Of Still Life Photography – StumbleUpon

6 New Year’s Resolutions Every Photographer Should Make in 2012

On her blog Mostly Lisa, Lisa Bettany writes,

Happy New Year Everyone! Every year I vow to become a better photographer. Last year I set some pretty lofty New Year’s resolutions for myself. This year I have very different plans that involve a little bit of travel — watch for an exciting announcement coming very soon 😉 In the meantime, here are a few photography and life resolutions that I hope will help you on your quest to becoming a great photographer!

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