Monthly Archives: March 2013

Flight cases for photographers

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Flight cases for photographers

Protecting your photography kit from the baggage handlers I’m a sucker for a good bag, so when I visited HPRC (High Performance Resin Cases) at Focus on Imaging recently, I was intrigued by the build quality and durability of their cases. They’re an Italian company not yet established here in the UK, but I’m sure they soon will …

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Making the background vanish

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Making the background vanish

Lighting secrets from the Photographers’ Magic Circle This image was captured at a recent commercial pharmaceutical shoot. Not bad, eh? A pretty syringe, probably shot against black in a studio style setup? Well no, not quite. The cool thing about this picture (apart from the Hydris technology featured in the syringe), was that it was taken in …

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Overcoming the challenges of conference photography

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Overcoming the challenges of conference photography

Conference photography – hints and tips I was recently commissioned to photograph a large conference in Manchester, it’s by no means a new thing to me. I’ve photographed all sorts of conferences in my 20 years of photographic experience. But it got me thinking about the difficulties that photographers face when trying to provide good …

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