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Free eBook – Photography Tips & Assignments

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In December last year we prepared an e-book with a selection of Photo Tips & Assignments that have been published on a monthly basis since 2012.

They have been selected from the best of our Newsletter, reviewed and updated and include some of the winning photographs as well.

Some of you contacted us to make it available in the blog as well, so here is the link for download:

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Photography and Life – an analogy

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Photography is everywhere.

More accessible than ever before, taking pictures is now part of our daily lives.

We document everything: from what we eat at breakfast to the book we read at night.

Taking photos has become so natural that we forget how using a camera can be a tool to help us see life in a different way.

In composition, we can often improve the way a scene looks by adjusting how we’re looking at it. Learning to see things from varied angles and perspectives can only have a positive impact in every other aspect of our lives.

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All you wanted to know about FOCUS.

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There is one thing that demanded a lot of practice in the analogue days of photography. FOCUS.

Since its advent, photography has seen many focusing methods:

There were fixed lenses with fixed focus, then the rangefinder-type of focusing, then the split screen focusing and finally came the “loved by all” Auto Focus.

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Teresa Walton: From a beginners workshop at LSP to her own Portrait Photography business.

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Have you ever thought of opening your own photography business?

While for some it might be a goal very far away, there are people determined enough to, not only get there, but excel and become very successful.

Teresa Walton had a dream.

Read her testimonial from the first steps into becoming a professional photographer and find some tips on how to take a great professional headshot:

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Magnum Photos + Lens Culture = Free guide + Photography Awards

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If you haven’t heard of Lens Culture yet, you need to visit their website straight away.

The online magazine is a really resourceful place for photographers or anyone who wants to keep up with the latest trends and debates in photography.

They have just released a free guide from Magnum Photos: Wear Good Shoes: Inspiring Advice from Magnum Photographers filled with excellent tips, advice and words of wisdom from the photographers at Magnum, as well as many of their iconic images. A great resource for anyone who wants to make better pictures.

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Diogo Duarte, a former LSP student, featured by Vice Broadly Magazine

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We are very proud to announce that the work of Diogo Duarte, a former LSP student, has been featured at VICE Broadly Magazine yesterday.

The 29-year-old mental health worker was part of our first Professional Photography Course group, back in  2012.

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Do you enjoy Nature Photography?

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Here are the best, hand picked for you, from National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

At the start of the Odyssey, Homer calls upon the muses for inspiration, so if you feel uninspired, just think that even the greats felt exactly like you do.

In photography there are many sources of inspiration, but few can compete with National Geographic.

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