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Photography Projects

We’ve all been told numerous times that “Great photography is more about the photographer than the equipment” and that “The equipment is just the tool”. But how does one actually get around to practicing the different aspects of developing a photographic vision?

With the Photo Project series of posts, we aim to give you a mission that will result in a series of photographs that challenge your skills and in the process improve your skill at seeing a photograph even before it exists in your camera. Join us, accept the challenge, and share your work!

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How to Take – A Better Picture

Three years in the Advertising business has convinced me that ideas are really powerful and that a photograph that has a strong idea is the most powerful tool to convey a message. A strong idea is always brought out in a simple, clear picture that has a strong subject and minimal interference from un-necessary elements.

Everyone’s seen pictures where things have gone wrong; Bleached out faces, heads cut off, tilting horizons and telephone poles sticking out of heads! All of which interfere in our understanding of what is happening in the photograph itself.

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