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Photography And Video: The Camera And The Eye, Looking Versus Seeing

The camera doesn’t see what the eye sees. Of the two of you the camera is the one without the brain (we hope). But it’s also the one without the loves, hates, desires, needs, bias’, prejudices, pre-conceived ideas—whatever you want … Continue reading

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Photography and Video: Short and Long Lighting

Short and long lighting are techniques used to bring out the best qualities of your subject. These techniques can also be used on objects but let’s talk about faces here. The face can be classified in one of three shapes; … Continue reading

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Photography And Video: Syntax Of The Eye

There’s so many theories of composition it’s hard to know which one to listen to. One simple one claims composition consists of:  Line, Shape, Form, Texture, Pattern and Color. But I think it’s even simpler than that. Remember Occam’s Razor-the … Continue reading

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Photography And Video: Outdoor Lighting

Here’s four types of light you’ll commonly find outdoors: Front Lighting Side Lighting Top lighting Twilight. Front lighting, the light coming over your shoulder and falling on the subject, is flat. It hurts the dimensionality of the subject and makes … Continue reading

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Photography And Video: The Single Source Of Light

The way humans are used to seeing other humans, and all the other things in the world around them, is with those people and things lighted by a single source of light: the sun. One of the first, if not … Continue reading

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