Category Archives: Photographers

And now some FRPS photographer’s web galleries

I though I would finish this bit of research by looking at the web galleries of some photographers who had achieved The Royal Photographic Society’s Fellowship award, FRPS.  Fellowship is the top accolade of the RPS so it goes without … Continue reading

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More web galleries

The next group of photographers whose web galleries I viewed were previously unknown to me.  As I was considering flowers as my theme for assignment 5, I decided that flower photographers would be a good starting point and found the … Continue reading

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Photographers websites

I have spent this afternoon looking at a number of photographers’ websites and was surprised at the variation in terms of style and quality, especially considering some of these people are professional photographers and presumably use this as one of … Continue reading

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How far is too far in digital manipulation?

Whilst researching the ethics of digital photography, I found an interesting article called ‘The ethics of digital manipulation’ by Astrophotographer, Jerry Lodriguss in which he discusses, not just the ethics of digitally enhancing images but the whole area of interpretation and the … Continue reading

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So is this a fraud, or an acceptable amount of manipulation?

I came across this story in an OCA forum when another student asked if the photograph that won the World Press Photo of the Year for 2013, was real or a fake. http://oca-student.com/node/104366  It has generated quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Andy Beel, FRPS

Andy Beel is a, award winning professional photographer and Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society who specialises in Monochrome.   I was fortunate enough to attend a local RPS meeting where he demonstrated converting digital images to black and white using Lightroom.  Although I understand he also … Continue reading

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Trees by Magnum Photographers

One book that I have found very useful in my search for photographers of trees is a small book of photos taken by a number of Magnum photographers such as Bruce Davidson and Martine Franck as well as others who are less well known to me.  The … Continue reading

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