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Photo Friday Sport Winner Nigel Summers

 

At the time I was shooting a lot of strobe & forced light work for portrait subject & wanted to test the limits by shooting into the sun (at around midday) AND using a speedlight on a fast moving object.  A lot of people doubt this is easily achievable because of low power output of […]

Photo Friday Macro Winner Anthony Moore

What inspired this photo?
I’ve always been fascinated with animals and being able to photograph them. Taking images on a macro level reveal another world. Animals and biological matter have that detail and complexity that shows well in macro.
What camera did you use?
Sony A77 + 100mm macro + extension tubes + raynox magnifier
What settings did you […]

Photo Friday Landscape Winner Kieran Cochrane

What inspired this photo?
I came to this location previously and photographed it and found some nice angles and studied the images afterwards thing of ways to “improve” on them. I notice it faced west where the sun will sets. I packed up my gear and went there around 3pm and found a spot and waited […]

15 standout photographers from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

1. Australia: Neville Jones

 
2. Hong Kong: Cheung Lai San

 
3. China: Li Chen

 
4. Sweden: Michael Nordqvist

 
5. Peru: Milko Torres Ramirez

 
6. Netherlands: Theo de Witte

 
7. Singapore: Daniel Choi

 
8. Spain: Rafael Gutierrez Garitano

 
9. France: Valerie Labadie

 
10. Turkey: Alpay Erdem

 
11. China: Ngai-bun Wong

 
12. Poland: Mateusz Baj

 
13. Nordics: Lise Sundberg

 
14. Germany: Wolfgang Weinhardt

 
15. Argentina: Doralisa Romero

When animals get it totally right… 10 of the best animal photobombs!

1. Cheeeeeeese!

Source: Caters News Agency Ltd
 
2. A Flower! #Deception

Source: imgur.com
 
3. Peekaboo!

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4. I’m a photographer, look at me!

Source: triplem.com.au
 
5. They think that’s funny, wait till they see this photo!

Source: heavy.com
 
6. I think I have something in my tooth, can you take a look please…

Source: morefm.co.nz
 
7. Kitty 007

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8. Hey Look at meeee!

Source: clayzmama.com
 
9. I’m over here!

Source: […]

10 Photography quotes worth reading

There are a lot of photography quotes online however it is these 10 that really show purpose and intent. Enjoy the read!

“I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good.” – Anonomous

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” – Ansel Adams

“When you photograph […]

The Classroom Top 10 Articles

The Classroom is definitely becoming a hot spot to learn everything to do with photography. Take a look at the Top 10 articles loved by readers;
1. Shooting water droplets – freeze motion
http://www.the-classroom.com/classes/shooting-water-droplets-freeze-motion.html
2. Photo Project – Fun with Refraction
http://www.the-classroom.com/classes/photo-project-fun-with-refraction.html
3. Portraits – Shoot a window lit Portrait
http://www.the-classroom.com/classes/portraits-shoot-a-window-lit-portrait.html
4. Macro – How to capture and image refracted in a […]

Samsung NX Rover: Possibly the coolest camera launch yet

To launch the new connected GALAXY NX, Samsung have created a campaign like no other. They’ve designed a bot named ‘Rover’ that allows users from all over the world to take the camera for a spin!
Rover allows you to take control of the Camera Bot from the comfort of your home and shoot on locations […]

Clever & Quirky Photo Friday Winner

Image by Angela Hayward
What inspired this photo?
I had recently been to the Digital Show at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre and had listened to Aussie Canon Master Photographer Graham Monro make his presentation. I had also been checking out the AIPP awards and the winning images feeling really inspired by the high standard of photographers. I […]

Photo Friday Goodnight Winner – Gav Oliver

What inspired this photo?
This pic was my first real attempt at star trails. I’ve seen so many amazing shots I had to give it a go! This image was taken on the side of a mountain, 4000m up in Sacred Valley, Peru, on the second night of the trek to Machu Picchu.
What camera did you […]

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