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Is it better to mount Canon’s 500D Close-up filter in reverse?

Here and there I’ve read in the internet that mounting Canon’s 500D close-up filter in reverse gives you better image quality.  So, I tried it… Continue reading Is it better to mount Canon’s 500D Close-up filter in reverse?

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Six ways to see a photograph (the channel mixing game)

We have no way of knowing if we see colors the same way as other people do. Does the sky look the same to you and me? And what about other animals? Biology notwithstanding, I wanted to play around switching digital color channels just to see… Continue reading Six ways to see a photograph (the channel mixing game)

Henri Cartier-Bresson on Photographic Composition

Some articles tell you to stick to the principles of composition, and others tell you to break the rules in order to achieve stronger images. You might be surprised to know what Henri Cartier-Bresson wrote about composition in his book The Mind’s Eye! Continue reading Henri Cartier-Bresson on Photographic Composition