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Vivian Maier, Photographer

A short film dedicated to the life, work and wonderful mystery of Ms. Vivian Maier.

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Reasons to Shoot High ISO Images

Perhaps you, like myself, had bad experiences with poor quality from higher ISO images as delivered by earlier generations of digital cameras. Does this still make you cling to ISO 100 or 200 unless there is absolutely no alternative? If so you are probably not getting the best from your newer camera. In this article James Maher gives the reasons why you should now be embracing the use of higher ISO settings.

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Joe McNally Photography- Climbing the Burj Khalifa (The World’s Tallest Building)

At the black & white evening on Wednesday we looked at Joe McNally as our featured photographer. I mentioned that he is well known for photographing at great height. Here is a video of him shooting at the top of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made structure on earth.

PSSA National Congress 2012 – Langebaan

The PSSA National Congress 2012 is being held at Club Mykonos from 25-31 August 2012. Having seen a teaser of the great photographers that will be presenting, it’s worth your while to attend. But with such a stunning venue it’s sure to fill up fast so book early to avoid disappointment. See the PSSA site for more info or download a copy of the registration form, which includes some accommodation suggestions, using the link below.

PSSA National Congress 2012 Registration Form

Amazing Photography Links, Tuts and Images You May Have Missed

The Light Stalking blog posted an interesting article that begins;

It has been a very active week online in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been interacting with photographers and combing for links to the very best content to share with everyone here.  This weeks list contains a great series of tutorials, photography and blogs to enjoy by some of the industry leaders.  We certainly hope you have a great time going through this list.

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May Competition Winners–Projected Images

Here are the projected image winners from the May competition for which the set subject was Backlit.

Set Subject

1 2 3
Early Morning Mist Early Morning With Friends Chopper
George Frangs Elsa van Zyl Paddy Howes
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Open

1 2 3
Rainbow Sossus After the Storm
Paddy Howes Nigel Mudge Eric Sumner
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The full list of projected image scores can be found in this PDF document

New e-zine

Ultimate Photo Tips has launched “Worth a Thousand Words” — a free monthly e-zine full of photography-related articles and information that you won’t find anywhere else. We’ll bring you short articles on creativity, interviews with experts in photography, highlights of what’s new on Ultimate Photo Tips each month, tips to improve your photography, photographic exercises to stimulate your creativity, and much more!  You can subscribe from our homepage: http://ultimate-photo-tips.com