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Doing a photo shoot with Florence amar (my one flash setup)

Who is Florence? Almost five years ago I met Florence Amar. She was part of the recreational center program for promising circus artists. She developed into an amazing and accomplished circus athlete and artist. Not only in her beauty and shape but also in her professionalism and discipline that is, still to this day, second […]

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The 2018 edition of What is in my camera bag

Out with the old an in with the new I have not done one of these camera bag articles for over two years now and looking back on what I owned at the time made me realize that a great deal of things have changed since mt initial entrance into the world of serious photography. […]

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Winging it: Improvising a photo shoot at a waterfall not far from my place

Planning and not planning I am a big fan for planning a photo shoot. The shoot with Audrée was just my way of getting away from the whole planning of things. We shot inside and then decided to take the whole thing to natural light. We got in the car and as I pressed on […]

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5 easy tips and tricks for the best holliday selfies

Here are my tips for better holiday selfies 1 Find your best side. With a couple of tests in front of a mirror you can decide which side gives you the best look. All models do this so do not feel bad that you take the time to do this. It is surprisingly advantageous to […]

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The LG V30: The best mobile phone for photographers

When will a photographer use the camera on his phone? Please understand that I truly do believe that a camera on a phone will not take the place of an excellent dslr or mirrorless camera, however here are some of the places where I think it is beneficial to have a phone that takes great […]

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5 photography tips and tricks for more meaningful photos

These are the 5 biggest points to better photography Use what you use A big clunky DSLR and a mobile phone  are exactly the same. You see, for those wanting to capture something meaningful, they are almost identical because the meaning of an image only changes slightly if it is of better quality. Use what […]

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Amar Talwar speaks to Jacques Gaines about the fanboys

Amar: A man with a definite opinion I sat down with a great Virginia based YouTube photographer named Amar Talwar. Whos videos have been controversial. We had spoken on the phone of photography gear controversy and how our community is developing and regressing. I told him that we should go on the air and make […]

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How the Fujifilm X-E3 makes me question the purchase of the X100F

My Fujifilm X100F purchase excitement A while back I bought a Fujifilm X100F. I was quite happy with the form factor, general image quality and the ability of this camera to be pocketable with an APS-C size sensor. Wow! It came with one small disadvantage though. It has a fix lens. Although a stellar and […]

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New York city and the hustle

Why is this city so photogenic? While hunting for some great street photography shots in New York city, I came upon a realization as to why New York is so easy to photograph. Here are the most obvious reasons.It is rich, full of life, culture, and cultures the likes of which no other city can […]

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The ever growing Fuifilm collection

The Fujifilm love affair continues It has now been almost 3 months since I switched over to the Fuji system for my stills photo workflow. It is indeed a new fun way for me to enjoy and love photography. From the old school dial system to the stellar image quality, I am liking a great […]

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