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The WILD ONES
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The WILD ONES

Established in 2013, The Wild Ones Tour is an annual summer traveling workshop tour and non-profit organization set up to aid the growth of photographic artists by providing affordable education in both photographic techniques and business consulting, while providing a supportive and ongoing global community. The Wild Ones aim to […]

Snowy Sights – by Kelly VanderBeek
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Snowy Sights – by Kelly VanderBeek

About the Author Kelly is a professional photographer, television sports broadcaster and a retired Canadian Olympian, shoots from her home base in Canmore, Alberta. www.kellyvanderbeek.com Winter wonderlands, although photographically spectacular, offer an unique set of challenges on their own in order to capture an image as you see it. Here are […]

‘Perfect Image’ Syndrome by Kelly VanderBeek
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‘Perfect Image’ Syndrome by Kelly VanderBeek

About the Author: Kelly is a professional photographer, television sports broadcaster and a retired Canadian Olympian, shoots from her home base in Canmore, Alberta. www.kellyvanderbeek.com Going into situations that are ripe with visual candy (like a wedding or a scenic family vacation) can often be the most difficult to shoot. The […]

Antoine Desilets | Grand Master of Photography
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Antoine Desilets | Grand Master of Photography

Our PhotoNews team had the pleasure of visiting Antoine Desilets, his lovely wife, Jeannine, and their son, Luc, who presided over the recent publication of Antoine Desilets, Photographe, Trente ans d’images (Thirty Years of Images) from Éditions Guy Saint-Jean, a tribute to the accomplishment of the man, now 84, but […]

Stock Photography by Daryl Benson
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Stock Photography by Daryl Benson

Stock photography is icon, symbolism and humour. Nail one of those slippery labels in an image and you have a stock photograph. A picture of a lightning bolt is symbolic for power, energy, nature, electricity and heaven almighty! A picture of a lightning bolt over a barn with cows and […]

The Art of Light
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The Art of Light

In the world of haute couture, the skills of the fashion photographer and his or her team of stylists shape the trends for buyers of a wide range of products. In this fast-paced environment, image is everything, and the eye of the photographer is the key to success. We asked […]

Collecting & Knolling
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Collecting & Knolling

Winter is a good time to bring your photography indoors and focus on a subject that is close to you, but has perhaps gone unnoticed as a potential photo project – your collections! My Collection. Ever since first visiting museum archives and storage rooms as a kid I have been […]

Playing in the Sand
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Playing in the Sand

  Fashion Photographer David Hou was contracted by Fashion China Magazine to shoot a multi-page editorial. He decided the perfect location was Sandbanks Provincial Park near Belleville Ontario. The perfect site – 1km from the parking lot with no handy source of power! David graciously allowed Photoflex to tag along. […]

Photo Inspiration – One Click Wonder
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Photo Inspiration – One Click Wonder

Most of us own a camera capable of capturing wonderful images. Most also have software applications or special gadgets that can apply countless effects to our images.

Landscape Photography - Any type of light can be used creatively as a source of illumination and inspiration. my vehicle's high beams were directed across this field, casting a shadow on the bale. Pentax 645, Pentax 45mm lens, Fuji Provia 100 slide film.
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Photo Inspiration – Communication by Daryl Benson

Photography is all about communicating. Ideas, inspiration, location or sales pitch, an image can often communicate where words flounder.