From the monthly archives:

October 2011

Nominated for Best photographic Blog on SA Blog Awards 2011 – Public Voting Stage

31 October 2011
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I have been nominated to win the Best Photographic Blog in South Africa 2011… but I need YOUR help to win – Please click the big red VOTE button on my home page to vote for me.

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Making Financial Sense of Photography

31 October 2011
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Photographers are generally creative people, with little (or no) bookkeeping sense (and I speak from personal experience!) I have the most wonderful bookkeeper, Karin, who has been attending to my finances since I started Rikki Hibbert Photography. Karin is more than just my bookkeeper, she is someone I can trust, and these days, a supplier [...]

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Photo Craft Tutorial: How to Gift Wrap an Unframed Photograph

28 October 2011
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How to create beautiful, protective gift-wrapping for your unframed prints.

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Tutorial: How to create a blurry background

27 October 2011
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A blurry background, also known as shallow depth of field, is desirable in photography because it helps to separate the foreground from the background. This article explains how you can achieve this.

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Understanding the Metering Modes on your Camera

24 October 2011
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When shooting on auto, your camera takes an overall metering of the scene.The good news is that you can over-ride this by learning how to use your metering modes.

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