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Long Exposure Explained

  The term Long Exposure (LEP) or Slow Shutter Photography refers to a technique that involves longer shooting times than those indicated by the camera’s photometer and allows the photographer to blur the moving objects, while  sharply capturing the stationary elements. Examples of this type

Exploring the City with Hasselblad X1D

  Hello everyone, My name is Ali Rajabi, I am a Visual artist, Hasselblad Master and lecturer based in New York City. Let me start my article with the name of God and I want to thank Milad who invited me to share some of

Guide To B&W Photography Part 2 – Technical essentials

IN DEFENSE OF BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY – GUIDE TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY 2 – TECHNICAL ESSENTIALS INTRODUCTION In part 1 of this guide, ‘In Defense of Black and White Photography’, I wrote about why black and white photography could be used, and gave an overview

Minimalism & Street photography

MINIMALISM AND STREET PHOTOGRAPHY   The emergence of minimalism in the 1960s, as the last movement in photography’s modern era, was expected to underlie the dramatic changes in insight and aesthetics of this art. Structuralism, removing the formalities in presenting the work of art as

Guide To B&W Photography Part 1

IN DEFENSE OF BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY – GUIDE TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY 1 WHY BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY This is a question that has been asked to many black and white photographers, usually by photographers who are just starting and have the natural