Mimesis vs Abstraction

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Mimesis vs Abstraction, one of the key Holistic Photography concepts, briefly explained in a video and an infographic.

Pentax K1 Review and Resources

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The Pentax K1 is currently the best value (May 2017) for photographers interested in image quality above anything else. It also has in body stabilisation and excellent weatherproofing. This makes it the best value dSLR available for photographers who don’t need fast autofocus or pro support. For landscape and still-life photographers, it is the best choice. Pentax Downloads Here are …

The Fujifilm 56mm f1.2 vs 90mm f2 lenses; which is better?

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Fuji 56mm f1.2 lens at f10 for 6.5s, ISO200 – Fujfilm X-Pro2 I preferred the Fuji 90mm f2 lens personally. But the 56mm f1.2 is more versatile. Your needs will define your ‘right’ choice. In this article you will learn the main differences between them, what they are like to actually use and be able to download RAW files and …

We Get What We Want

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Don McCullin photographed wars as it should be done; with courage and disgust. His and his contemporaries’ photographs from the Vietnam war soured public opinion and led to stringent press controls in subsequent conflicts. When his native England fought in the Falklands, he was the natural choice to go. But he was forbidden. Murdoch’s magazines didn’t have the journalistic freedom …

The Un-Holi Color Festival

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‘April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain’  TS Eliot’s Wasteland Fun and love – those cynical marketing buzzwords. Where they appear, so too does the profit-fed machine, huffing up dreams into a miasma of purple haze.  Those engulfed are happy, and comfortable, nestled in the artificial-fur-covered …

How To Sell 1 Photo For $35,000+ Online

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Want to make money as a travel photographer? Wondering how to sell your photos, maybe to advertising agencies and huge multinational clients? Every photographer wanting to make some money from their camera ought to take an introductory class to economics, not least to really hammer in the rule of supply and demand. Selling stock photographs used to be a profitable …

Fresh Faces 2014 World Final Modelling Competition, Barcelona

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For lots of behind-the-scenes photos, check out the English Photographer Facebook Page Recently enjoyed the honour of photographing the famous Fresh Faces World Final here in Barcelona. For those who don’t know, it’s a huge annual modelling competition that attracts aspiring models from across the globe hoping to supercharge their career in that competitive industry. Conceived by Andreas von Estorff, …

Pentax K3 Camera Review

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Pentax K3 Review – Ben Evans It’s not full frame. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s look at the specific features that make the Pentax K3 one of the best value cameras available in 2014. The Why I never considered getting a Pentax camera when I was starting photography. It was after their professional glory days; …

Godox AD360 & PB960 Battery Pack Flash Review

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Finally, a great value location flash: The Godox AD360 Witstro Review – Ben Evans I’ve been reviewing the Godox AD360 flash with its PB960 Battery pack and a whole range of modifiers for the past month. You may not have heard of it yet but it’s been rebranded by companies such as Calumet, Lencarta and Neewer. In short; I love …

We Now Have 1000+ Photographers!

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed][blockquote type=”left”]We now have 1000+ photographers in our Barcelona Photography Meetup group – making us the largest English-speaking community of photography in Southern Europe![/blockquote][x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed][text_output]Join us at www.Meetup.com/BarcelonaPhotography ![/text_output][text_output]Thanks to Hiroshi from www.HiromiTorres.com for the videos![/text_output][/vc_column][/vc_row]