Jose Antunes
Jose Antunes is a freelance writer and photographer based in Portugal. Besides writing about the technical and creative aspects of photography for various publications, he leads workshops and leads photo tours to reveal the hidden perspectives from his country. "Less Gear, More Fun" is an important idea for him.
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    Quick Tip: Shooting Photos for a Holiday Restaurant LayoutPreview
    The briefing was a ten minute conversation over the phone: we need a photo to promote Christmas events catering at our place. We do not have any specific idea, but don't want those same tables everybody uses. Can you do it?Read More…
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    How To Build a Field Studio Light TablePhotography
    To photograph animals, insects and plants in the field the way the Meet Your Neighbours Project does, you need a way to support them against a white background. The DIY light table is a perfect field studio that you can take everywhere. Let's see how it is done.Read More…
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    Batteries: Learning to Buy and Use Them WiselyPreview
    Photographers depend on batteries more than ever. Without them there’s no photography these days. So it's good to be prepared and have batteries ready when you go out to take pictures. In this tutorial, discover how to never be let down by your batteries.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Cheap Ways to Control External FlashesPreview
    Although you can survive with the pop up flash on your camera, the best results are achieved when you get your flash off your camera. Learn how to get the best and cheapest solution for more creativity. And a solution that does not depend on "line of sight" too!Read More…
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    Quick Tips: The Best Sunset Pictures Made From HomePreview.1
    If you want to take fantastic sunset pictures you do not necessarily have to go outside. Many of my best clouds, sky and sunsets are taken from my home, in a dense urban area.Read More…
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    Rui Palha: Geometry and Street PhotographyPreview
    A black and white user, Rui Palha mixes geometry with the human figure to create unique images, following the master photographers in street photography, but revealing his unique vision. We caught up with the Portuguese photographer recently and asked him a few questions for you.Read More…
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    Exotic Places Right at Your DoorstepPreview
    According to the travel brochures from travel agencies around the world, exotic places are those far away from home. So, exotic places are everywhere. Even your home is far away from somewhere! Find them and your photography will be better.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: No More Haze in LandscapesPreview
    It happens all the time. You have a magnificent landscape in front of you, but haze will spoil the image. No more. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to remove haze from your pictures.Read More…
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    Using Polar Coordinates to Turn Landscapes into Planets and MorePreview
    Photoshop lets you do some curious experiments, like creating your own planets. It's a fantasy world that starts with a panoramic image and ends with a photograph that will amaze your friends. Try this!Read More…
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    Simple Tethering for Canon and OthersPreview
    Tethered shooting is not just something for the big studios to show images to their clients during a shoot. It is practical for some types of photography at home. Here are some tips on tools for photographers interested into trying this technique.Read More…
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    Phil Hart: Two Decades of StargazingPreview
    Phil Hart is an engineer by day and astronomer by night. A passion that started at an early age and led him to write an eBook, Shooting Stars, and create night time photography workshops in Melbourne. We interviewed Hart about his stargazing passion.Read More…
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    Creating Real Layer Masks with Free SoftwarePreview
    Photoshop is not the only program able to do layer masks, a  fast and clean way to mix elements from different images in one final picture. You can do it for free with software like GIMP. Or Perfect Layers 2. In this tutorial we show you how.Read More…