Tag Archives for " Composition "

Jun 27

#612. Interview Cathy Bell

By Paul Perton | Interview

Cathy is a photographer I met through the Facebook group Cape of Storms – essentially Cape Town-based amateur and pro photographers, mostly shooting urban and rural landscapes.   In the year or so that I have known her, her work has improved radically, signposted by her posts on Facebook, referencing photo workshops she has attended […]

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Jun 14

#607. WIP: Order in chaos

By Steffen Kamprath | Opinion

What is WIP Work In Progress (WIP) is a new series I just came up with. The goal is to share ongoing long-term concepts and photo series. We at DS talked a lot about personal development as a photographer, and, in my opinion, there’s little more pro than thinking in series and concepts spanning over […]

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May 31

#601. Once upon a post processor

By Paul Perton | Opinion

    If you were half as angry with Apple abandoning Aperture as I was, then any kind of rant about the subject is likely to still be quite acceptable. So, there we all were, Aperture users as one, looking for an alternative. Something friendly, useful, predictable, understandable and most of all, not still in […]

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Feb 17

#559. Are ballet dancers better photographers?

By philberphoto | How-To

For many weeks, my condition prevented me from any interaction with the outside world. During that dark time, Pascal sent me almost every day a “picture of the day”, complete with questions/reflections/musings on what is photography. Beyond the extraordinary friendship and generosity that this shows (what else is new, for those of us who know […]

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Jan 07

#545. The Rule of Thirds, Revisited

By pascaljappy | How-To

Composition makes 80% of a photograph, in my very biased book. So does lighting. Because the two are so intimately related, that only adds to 100%. Leaving very little room for gear and other useless stuff. So, here goes the usual argument promoting the Rule of Thirds to the masses: “Centering your subject is boring. […]

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