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Styled Décor Photography: Woman & Home Magazine Summer Edition

31 October 2012
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Being a commercial photographer means being able to work in different conditions, and still making the best out of any bad situation. The Woman & Home Magazine summer styled décor photo shoot was one of those times. If you stay in Johannesburg, you may remember the hailstorm of epic proportions and several days of heavy […]

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Conference Photography Johannesburg: The African Union Commission and the World Food Programme

30 October 2012
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I was recently commissioned by The African Union Commission and the World Food Programme, to photograph a series of conferences for the African Risk Capacity, held over several days in Sandton, Johannesburg. The objective was to capture the ambiance and details of the conferences. In order to blend in and not disturb the delegates, I […]

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Tutorial: The advantages of using Grid Display on the Canon 5D mark iii

12 October 2012
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Displaying the Grid in your viewfinder The advantage of displaying the grid in your viewfinder is that camera tilt will be more obvious, and it’ll be easier to rectify the problem by using the guidelines in the viewfinder. To set the grid, press the menu button, and use the muliti-controller to go to Set Up […]

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Tutorial: Silent Shooting Mode on the Canon 5D mark iii

11 October 2012
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One of the (many) improvements on the Canon 5D mark iii, is the Silent shooting mode. This may sound like useless function, but if you shoot stills on film sets or at the theatre, or want to be less distracting as a wedding photographer during the ceremony, you’ll see the major advantage of this function, […]

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Tutorial: How to get two different photos from the same scene

9 October 2012
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I was recently commissioned to do an industrial photo shoot, and to take photos of the products and the factory. The client specifically wanted “arty” shots, and images with shallow depth of field. The below two images were shot of the same scene, taken from the same vantage point. For the first image, I set […]

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