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9/11 The Falling Man-21st Century Yin & Yang

Posted by on Sep 13, 2011 in photography | 0 comments

Few objects can arouse a heavier emotional response than a photograph. I use the terms ‘arouse’ slightly out of context from the melancholic subject matter of this particular article, perhaps ‘provoke’ or ‘aggravate’ may be a more fitting verb for many when faced with Richard Drew’s image of ‘The Falling...

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Top 10 Photographs that Changed the World

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in photography, top 10 | 2 comments

photography as history? Everyone who’s anyone has been moved or influenced by a photograph of some sort at sometime in their life. The following 10 photographs are by no means a definitive list of the most influential images in the relatively short history of the photograph as a medium but are intended non-the- less to provide at least a...

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The MegaPixel Myth

Posted by on Oct 21, 2010 in photography, tutorials | 0 comments

In the early 1990’s there was a truly massive breakthrough in the photographic industry. 1991 saw Kodak release the first commercially available digital SLR, the Kodak DCS-100, a modified Nikon F3 SLR body giving an output resolution of 1.3 megapixels. ‘1.3 megapixels?’ I hear you ask…’why..that’s rubbish!’ you...

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