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A Photo shoot Everyone should Do

I was asked to take some pictures of several senior citizens on a volunteer basis. The "guests" at the residence were all in various phases of dementia. One hundred and twenty two photos later and several hours of processing, they are now ready to go back to their families. Without a doubt, this shoot was one of my most heart breaking but at the same time unforgettable experiences I have ever had as a photographer. To my fellow photographers, if you don't believe that the eyes are the…

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Added by Ken Gordon on December 14, 2014 at 9:11pm — No Comments

Top 3 Weird Tips that Can Help You Click a Great Picture

There’s a reason why I prefer to ask my friend for advice whenever I am clicking pictures. It’s not an easy thing to get the best pictures when you don’t have the best gears. But she does it without any hesitation. She gives…

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Added by Tristan Taylor on December 8, 2014 at 12:47am — 1 Comment

Post Processing in Photo Editing Software - Acceptable or Not?

It seems that there are some photographers who have an intense dislike for post shot editing, to the point where they have no appreciation of the finished image.

That's fine, everyone is entitled to an opinion. But it annoys me when the anti-post processing faction get strident about it and have no time at all for those who do post process. Do they realise though, that post processing has always been a part of producing a great image?

Of course, modern digital images and…

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Added by Graham Marsden on December 7, 2014 at 2:00am — 13 Comments

Seeking Artistic Critiques

I'd like to share with everyone my latest project. The project is called Sight Unseen and features original photography, graphic design, and writing. The project is inspired by on-going political, social, and economic here in the US but I think the project can speak to anyone around the world. I know PS has a lot of great artists roaming around and I would love to hear their critical comments and thoughts on the project. If you're interested you can follow the link below to discover the…

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Added by James Elliott on December 1, 2014 at 10:24pm — 5 Comments

What is your Oeuvre?

If you don't know what oeuvre is I would suggest looking it up. Someone once told me that the mark of a master photographer is having a large collection of high quality images within a given genre. Well I have that in several genre's and looking to fill a few more in the near future. No brag just fact - about 40,000 images of Venice, Italy as one example.

If you have a collection of images of one subject, is that collection noteworthy? What I mean is, do each of these images stand the…

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Added by Robert Davis on November 25, 2014 at 7:55pm — 3 Comments

Sony A7/R/S

Hi guys I have been trying to look for any groups on the Sony A7/R & S, if we have one can someone join me if that's possible, many thanks

Chris

Added by Chris Mooney on November 17, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Adding a Profile Image to PictureSocial

Its been a few weeks since I've joined in PictureSocial to share some photos and enjoy those posted by others.  I'm getting used to the various things that one needs to know with every new group so it's mostly going well.  The one exception is the profile image.   I've tried to upload my profile image more times than I care to count.  I have used the existing image on my hard drive, the same image on OneDrive, exported smaller versions, bigger versions, added metadata, stripped meta data and…

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Added by Glen B on November 8, 2014 at 12:43pm — 10 Comments

Epson 4900 Print Head Problems

As a photographer, I have always thought of Epson printers as being top of the line. That is until I purchased their pro model 4900 wide bodied printer. On paper it had everything a photographer could ask for. High dynamic range inks, wide body and of course Epson's reputation. From almost the day I got it, I started having problems with the print head clogging. When you pay almost $3000 for the hardware and over $1000 for a set of ink cartridges, you certainly do not expect these kind of…

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Added by Ken Gordon on November 5, 2014 at 9:41pm — 5 Comments

The top five ingredients of Commercial Photography

When it comes to creativity behind the lens, commercial photography covers a broad spectrum of disciplines. It offers a great variety of creativeness to a photographer’s working life. Commercial photography is…

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Added by Tristan Taylor on October 27, 2014 at 10:35pm — 6 Comments

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How do I post my work on here?

Added by Derick Ezunkpe on October 21, 2014 at 5:06am — 2 Comments

Be A Lightroom Expert: How to Create a Faux-HDR Preset

In tethered photography, most budding and seasoned photographers opt for photos looking “a little over the edge,” photography expert Laura Shoe…

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Added by Kyle Albert on October 21, 2014 at 4:20am — 1 Comment

Temporarily Out of Picture LOL

My computer has crashed and am just checking in on things using the library ones.  Computer is being fixed or may end up with a new one, not sure yet. Should be back here on PS shortly.  Thanks friends for continuing to comment on my posted photos.  Hopefully, I have not lost too many of photos - will let you know.

Steph

Added by Stephanie Alexandra on October 20, 2014 at 5:32pm — 7 Comments

Thanks!!

Just wanted to tell everyone thanks for the comments on my pics! They don't go unnoticed and they very appreciated good or bad. Thanks again, Mitch

Added by Mitch Johanson on October 4, 2014 at 7:22am — No Comments

Sports photography at night

Looking for some tips on how to do sports photography at night. Would greatly appreciate it.

Added by mahmud mohamed on October 2, 2014 at 9:25pm — 2 Comments

my original shoe shine box from 1961

The shoe polish is original too!

According to the inflation calculator, 15 cents would be $1.21…

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Added by lwong on September 22, 2014 at 7:46pm — 1 Comment

Ten Random Thoughts About Photography and Life

1.  I just bought a mirrorless sony a6000 from B&H for $749.  I got it because Gary Fong said "go get it!".  I guess I'm a Fongee....I bought the Fuji S2 years ago because of him.  Now to read the instructions.  Damn...how do I charge up the battery?

2.  I got this exhibit going on at the chinese…

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Added by lwong on September 22, 2014 at 6:32pm — 2 Comments

More Photos

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Added by Nathan Hayes on September 10, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

First Photo On This Site

This is my first on this site and I would love to know what you think and how I could improve as im am only 15.

-"Golden Leaves"  Taken Today…

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Added by Nathan Hayes on September 8, 2014 at 12:36pm — 3 Comments

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III Review $8000

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III Review

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There has never been any question that the Canon EOS 1Ds produces the best quality images of any handheld digital camera on the market. The only question has been whether or not you wanted to pay $8000 and crush your…

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Added by Hillol Sarkar on September 5, 2014 at 2:43pm — 3 Comments

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