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The Magic of Parabolic Lighting

As a professional photographer, one of the most common questions I get asked is “If you could have just one lighting modifier, what would you choose?” And my answer is always the same — “The Para 133”.

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Beginner Photography Quick Start Guide

Starting out in photography can seem daunting but this quick start guide contains all you need to know to get the ball rolling. Having this knowledge will ensure that you not only master the basics but have the skills to progress and confidently take creative control of your photography.

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The Societies’ Photographic Convention and Trade Show

If you’ve dreamed of getting your hands on the very latest Hasselblad kit then book your place today! The Societies of Photographers Convention is Europe’s Largest “All-welcome” Photographic Convention. That’s right… All photographers from professionals to enthusiasts are welcome to attend. It’s a veritable feast of education, with five days of action packed programmes designed to help you put your …

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Hasselblad H6 Test – Compared with the H5 and Sony A7Rii

Rather than rely on manufacturer statistic documentation, I decided to put my existing Hasselblad H5 and a loaned Hasselblad H6 through my own rigorous camera test. To spice things up, I also got my hands on a Sony A7R ii and threw that into the mix too! See how it performed against the more expensive Hasselblads in this technical camera …

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Karl Taylor’s Recreation of ‘Dali Atomicus’ on the BBC

‘Dali Atomicus’. This iconic image has been a favourite of mine for as long as I remember and it is probably the root of my own interest and specialisation in photographing fast moving liquids and smashing objects. I have been a photographer professionally for 25 years, having started a career in photojournalism in the early to mid 90’s but then …