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Photography

Understanding the Cost of Photographic Artworks

I love the art of photography and have been collecting work from other photographers for over 40 years. My biggest regret is not buying an Ansel Adams “Moonrise over Hernandez New Mexico” print when I had the chance back in 1980.  It was selling for about $US 2,000 at the time. I knew I should

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Photography

Sunrise Photo Tip

Here’s a short video I filmed for you on one of my recent trips to Central Australia. I hope it helps you make the most of your next sunrise shoot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Yw0BckvHU0

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Photography

Histogram Photo Tip

Here’s a photo tip for you about shooting multiple exposures for an extra large file, and the importance of checking your histogram in the field. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61Px17LgAGs&t=26s

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Photography

Natural Sun Protection Tip

If you’re taking photos in the outback – especially if you’re a white fella like me – you will definitely need sunscreen. So here’s a tip for a completely natural sunscreen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GAZpFlwp8s

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Photography

8 Landscape Photography Tips

1 Assess the scene. The biggest problem when photographing spectacular landscapes is you can often get overwhelmed by it and just start shooting, shooting, shooting. You have to avoid that, because when you get home you may find you have missed “the shot”. The key is to look for elements in the scene that convey

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A huge male bull Elephant charges forward across some green wetlands towards camera
Experiences

Wildlife Photography Tips

I have taken many wildlife shots, but I will never forget this one story. I was on safari in Zimbabwe at a magical spot called Mana Pools. This huge bull elephant walked right past our camp and down to the river, then swam out to the grassy islands in the middle of the mighty Zambesi.

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Photography

Dipsticks of the Outback

There is no better feeling than getting in your car and heading off into the outback for an adventure. Once you hit the road, it doesn’t matter what you have left behind or forgotten to do.  The cries of life’s urgency dwindle with the kilometres travelled and you begin to unwind as the view ahead

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Photography

Back-Up Your Treasured Memories

In this digital generation we take more photos than ever, but very few people actually make real prints anymore. Prints are still one of the best ways to view your images and have them last, if you use archival print materials. There are two types of people who take digital photos; those who have had

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Photography

Ken’s Top Tips for Planning a Photography Trip

When you’re planning a photography trip, you never know where the day might take you, so I encourage you to always be prepared. A well-stocked first aid kit is a must. Make sure you carry an alarm clock – these days a mobile phone usually does the trick. Always carry an umbrella and a water

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