Music, Fashion and Portrait Photography in London

Coming Soon: The Lytro Camera

Wow! Is this for real?! If it is, then it will change the way we think about photography. A company called Lytro are developing a new camera based on the concept of Light Fields, rather than traditional DSLR light sensors or camera film. The Light Field sensor captures the colour, intensity and direction of every [...]

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Sony World Photography Awards – Plagiarism or Coincidence?

It was a beautiful spring morning, and I was reading the paper on the train. There was a feature about the Sony World Photography Awards, accompanied by some stunning pictures. One of them in particular caught my eye… Natural History Museum by Marek Troszczynski is a very interesting photo. It’s interesting to me because it [...]

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Queen – Stormtroopers In Stilettos

A new exhibition, Stormtroopers In Stilettos, which marks the 40th anniversary of rock band Queen has just opened at The Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane, London, E1. Opening times: 11am – 9pm Monday – Sunday From 12pm 25th February until 6pm 12th March 2011 ADMISSION IS FREE

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David Chancellor wins Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 has been won by David Chancellor, 49, for his portrait, Huntress with Buck, of 14 year old Josie Slaughter from Alabama on her first hunting trip to South Africa. He says: ‘Josie had hunted her buck earlier in the day and was returning to camp. As we arrived, [...]

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Lightroom’s Graduated Filter – not just for skies!

I was recently asked to write a Guest Blog article by Haje over at Photocritic.org, so I thought it would be cool to expand on something I wrote about in my previous Lightroom retouching article – using the graduated filter tool to selectively darken an area of a portrait photo. People sometimes tend to think [...]

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