Where to buy Photographic Film in London ?

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We were asked this question over the phone last week, and we didn’t know the answer !  We have taught exclusively digital for such a long time we were  out of touch and Jessops are closed down except for one branch in London. So we decided it might be useful for those of you still using film who are passing by…

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Focus Tips for Great Flower Photography

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Which Focus Selection is Best for Flower Photography? – here are a few focus tips Summer is great for photographing flowers.  Colour just pops out at you everywhere – in the garden or local parks.  This is the season to be photographing flowers and this summer the weather has been warm, dry and sunny.  What a great way to spend a few hours in warm sunshine and heady summer scents. I usually take a 100 mm macro prime lens when I photograph flowers.  This lens is pin sharp in its details and if you take a tripod too, you can …

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Update – migrating from Aperture to lightroom

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Adobe have updated us with some instructions on how to make the migration – unfortunately the link given was more of an advert for Lightroom  than teh hoped for a script to do a conversion. So the news isn’t so good since this is probably all you are going to get.

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The Art of Street Photography

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A Unique Moment in Street Photography You pick up your camera and head off for the streets looking for the candid or personal moments of human expression which capture the time in which you live.  Street photography is an art form when it captures an absolute unique moment of time.   Although these moments exist it is often very difficult to identify what is truly unique and what is just like all the rest. When you first start out in street photography you find that you are taking hundreds of images of people you do not know, and every now and …

lou smithThe Art of Street Photography