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The Other Boys from Brazil

World Cinema: Themes and Case Studies – City of God (Cidade de Deus) How many of us actually watch films from around the globe on a regular basis? I’m guessing, on average, not that many. Granted, we are more likely to these days … Continue reading

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Home on the High Dynamic Range

HDR Photography – For artistic effect. The modern age has ushered in a revolution in imagery. Above all else, we are bombarded by images. Look around you now, chances are, you are surrounded by more images than you can count on both hands. … Continue reading

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Negative Exposure

Pinhole photography and the art of making your own camera Want to get into photography? Can’t afford to buy a camera? Got a shoebox, plenty of masking tape, lots of patience and a bit of tinfoil? Then you too can make … Continue reading

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A room with a view – God’s on line two!

I am lucky enough to live in an old building, so old in fact it’s called ‘Old Building’. I believe it dates from 1822. The rooms are bijou with high ceilings, my west-facing window catches a lot of sun in the early evening. … Continue reading

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You too could find an AK-47 in a flea market

The Zenit-E: A Revolutionary Picture This is the Zenit-E, a Soviet 35mm SLR (Single-Lens Reflex) that has a die-cast frame,

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Just what are you suggesting?…that I shoot myself!?

Lomography – Capturing the unknown. Last year I was talking to a work colleague about photography, we both share a keen interest in photos, art and graphic design. She mentioned the word Lomography to me and I immediately punched it in … Continue reading

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There is nothing in this world that does not have a decisive moment.

Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Life in the Street There are many photographers I admire greatly, but above all my favourite is the French master, Henri Cartier-Bresson. Born in Northern France on 22nd August 1908, Cartier-Bresson was raised in a financially comfortable environment in which … Continue reading

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