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Monthly Archive: December 2010

Dec 26

Making the most of one light and Photoshop

Taking macros is a lot of fun. You don’t need a large space to work with, and because your subjects mostly fit on a table-top, they are quite easy to light. The problem for me mostly is lighting the subject properly. From the picture above, a single flash for macro work is definitely usable (minor …

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Dec 25

2010 in pictures (updated 4 Jan 2011)

REUTERS/Casa Presidencial

As the year draws to a close, it is time to take stock of what has happened as the year unfolded, whether in your personal life or farther afield. Below are some links to major publications worldwide that may jog your memory, or just surprise you. Take a look: Reuters msnbc.com The Boston Globe : …

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Dec 24

Taking control

My son...

Photographing portraits isn’t the easiest thing to do. Foremost in my mind when doing a portrait shot is mostly technical things. Stuff like: Did I get the lighting right? Am I using flattering angles? Am I being creative with the subject and background? How do I avoid the reflection in the glasses? Do I need …

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Dec 23

Nikon SB-700 review roundup (updated 19 Sep 2011)

Need some info on the Nikon SB-700? Look no further…

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Dec 23

Malaysia IT Fair Photo contest

20101223-malaysiaitfair

Deadline: 30 January 2011 Up for grabs: Main prize: 32″ branded TV (either a Samsung, Sony or Phillips) Second Prize: RM500 Third Prize: RM200 What do you have to do? Take photos at the Malaysia IT Fair and upload your photos on Facebook. Challenge: 5/10 www: Malaysia IT Fair facebook: Malaysia IT Fair

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