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Quick Tips : How to Zone Focus / Scale Focus

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
There’s always something new to learn in photography. Even people who’ve been shooting for years have little gaps of knowledge intermittently speckled throughout their skill set. This in mind, we’re starting a new feature that will…

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Shooting with Rollei DIGIBASE CN200 PRO

ILFORD XP2 Super 400 has been my film choice for the longest time. But in the spirit of getting out of my comfort zone and trying new things, I decided to give a different film a go. Browsing the film selection at

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Nikon F – Camera Review

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
Innovation is a big deal. Companies that invent new products are amazing. Unfortunately for these trailblazers, innovation doesn’t always lead to glory. The first automobile was an amazing machine, the likes of which the world had never…

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digiKam Recipes 4.0.9 Released

Hot on the heels of the 3.17.01 release comes a new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook. As the version number indicates, this is a major release that features several significant improvements. Since the very beginning, I’ve been using a

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The Making Of FrankenCamera

Originally posted on FrankenCamera:
INTRODUCTION About a year ago I was awarded a generous amount of money from the Arkwright scholarship fund with which I decided to take a good old film camera and ‘digitise it’ using components taken out…

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Repost: Basic street photography techniques

Originally posted on Ming Thein | Photographer:
Offerings for sale. Sony RX100 Following on from the previous photoessay and numerous emails, I thought it’d be useful to repost this article I wrote previously on street photography techniques. Although it’s possible to…

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A photo reflects the photographer

Originally posted on Ming Thein | Photographer:
Escape from yourself: clouds are like thoughts, the clear blue sky is freedom, and the person left behind is your ego. The car represents your way out, and the road is the constraints of your mind, complete…

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