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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    Handheld Panoramas the Easy WayPreview
    Confronted with a nice view they would like to take home, many photographers use a wide angle lens and get a single shot before moving on. More can be done to truly capture the scene.Read More…
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    Easy Tips for Shooting the MoonPreview
    Pictures of a big moon over a landscape are many times the result of a double exposure. Even when the moon comes closer to Earth, as it did recently, it is too small to fill the frame with normal gear. Still, there are ways to get around the thousands of miles that separate us and our big nightlight.Read More…
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    How to Use White Balance CreativelyPreview
    People are told to get their white balance correct in their photos, but rarely told to use the White Balance to get the wrong color... and the correct feeling.Read More…
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    Three Essential Tools for the Business of PhotographyPreview
    When I mention essential tools for photographers, people always think of cameras. They're right, but there are more essential tools for us. In this tutorial, you'll find some great tools for those running or starting a photography business.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Playing It Safe with Wildlife PhotographyPreview
    I am not stalking the most dangerous animals in the world, but boars and deer can turn on you if you don't keep your distance. In today's tutorial, you'll get some tips for safer and better wildlife photography. Photographing wildlife is a fantastic experience, but unless you go to a zoo or in a guided tour, there's a lot of things to think about before starting your journey.Read More…
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    Books in Lightroom 4: Shortcuts and PitfallsPreview
    Since the first Adobe Lightroom, the ability to make books was requested by photographers. It's possible in Lightroom 4. In today's tutorial, we'll take a look at some shortcuts built into the system, and also how to avoid making mistakes with some of the trickier areas of the program.Read More…
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    The Rogue Grid for Lighting Macro PhotosRoguefiltersgrid00
    When photographing tiny little flowers I sometimes have problems with the size of the light modifiers I need to use. Recently the Rogue Grid became my smallest softbox, and it just works great.Read More…
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    Fujifilm X10: The White Orbs MachinePreview
    In May, Fujifilm starts replacing the sensors on the X10 compact, after complains, around the world, of white orbs appearing on the images taken with the camera. Would you buy this camera? The appearance of white orbs on the pictures taken with the Fujifilm X10 created a whole discussion on the web about the quality of Fujifilm products and if consumers should trust the company.Read More…
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    Using a Variable Neutral Density Filter for Cleaner Coastal PhotographyPreview
    A variable neutral density (ND) filter is your best option when photographing near the sea, but not exactly for the reasons you might think. For my Atlantic Realm project, a series I’ve been photographing for some time covering a stretch of the Portuguese coast that is filled with legends of Atlantis, I’ve been, many times, photographing very close to the sea water, with all the problems you can imagine.Read More…
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    Gitzo Systematic Tripods, a Review and a ShootPreview
    Today we're going to take a little different approach to the review. We're going to try it out as a photographic subject, as well as a tool. That being said, the Systematic tripod range from Gitzo has been redesigned, with smaller travel tripods and new features in both carbon fiber and aluminium versions. Let's take a look.Read More…
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    Canon PowerShot GX1: Practical Review Preview
    Although not perfect, the new PowerShot Canon GX1 has a major asset: its new CMOS sensor, six times bigger than the G12 CCD sensor. While the technical aspects of this camera are impressive, we hope to get into more practical matters as well.Read More…
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    How to Photograph Birds of Prey in WhitePreview
    The first thing people say when they see my Birds of Prey Portrait Sessions is "nice Photoshop cutout work". In fact, it's not a cutout, the birds are photographed against a white background. Let me show you how.Read More…