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How to get pinhole photos from your digital camera


We’ve talked about pinhole cameras before here….if you recall, I showed you my way of making one with an empty 35mm film cartridge? Well, as we’re being bombarded with so many digicams all around us, here’s a nice idea to … Continue reading

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The picture that became world famous…


Isn’t it surprising how a single photograph, be it digital or film produced, how that shot can capture the minds and attention of multitudes of people, sometimes even of the whole world? Such a shot is one I want to … Continue reading

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The dirty old man (?) of Japan and his work


Recently, I’ve had emails from readers wanting to know more about that “weirdo” guy from Japan who takes photos of naked women…. Well, I don’t know if he’s a weirdo, or even if he’s a dirty old man….this much I … Continue reading

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How to take imperfect shots like Daido Moriyama!


Sometimes I look at all the emails I receive from readers and have a little chuckle to myself. And especially when those emails are from newcomers to film. They complain of shots that are out of focus, blurred, grainy and … Continue reading

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If you go down to DTE today…..you’re sure of a big surprise…!


I remembered that little ditty playing in mind…about the Teddy Bears Picnic that we used to sing aloud at school when I was a little kid. And that ditty was still playing in my head, as I was walked around … Continue reading

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A man, a camera, a city, and it’s people….


There is a man, living in a city, in the USA. This is a very special man. He has been taking photos of as many people as he can, who live in the same city as himself…New York city. But … Continue reading

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How to shoot photos in low light…a difficult subject, made easy….!


Ask to see any photographer’s work and more than likely, he/she will show you excellent, pin-sharp results, beautiful contrast and colours. Very, very rarely, you may see some shots taken by a guy who has gone against the grain as … Continue reading

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Child photography….is it worth the hassle…and what next?


A client comes to your studio asking for you to take shots of his or her child. You go through the motions…showing the client your portfolio, asking them what kind of shots would they like, etc etc. That settled, you … Continue reading

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Coming this week….


Photographers have been taking shots of children since time immemorial….be it for proud parents, grandparents or other relatives and their families. But recently, an ominous aura has settled over this sensitive subject, and it is this subject we will explore … Continue reading

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Now for something rather different….


Over a short period of time since this blog has been on the air, we together have shared and aired opinions, met unheard of artists and a thousand other subjects under the sun. Which is good….it is exactly the reason … Continue reading

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