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    How to Photograph Strangers

    Posted: February 20, 2015 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    From People. © Anthony Epes 2015 Finding the confidence to make brilliant portraits out on the street About ten years ago, on one of my dawn escapades, I came across a homeless man who was asleep in an alley. He had covered himself in magazines and newspaper to keep warm. Lying on his chest

    Fear and Photography

    Posted: February 6, 2015 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    ‘Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.’ William Shakespeare Recently I compiled a collection of video interviews of photographers I really admire (Don McCullin, Annie Leibovitz etc.). Something that Elliot Erwitt said lingered in my head. When asked if

    How to Plan a Photo Project

    Posted: January 27, 2015 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    The morning after I sent out a blog post earlier this month about reviewing your work I woke up in a cold sweat. Something was deeply, deeply wrong….  I crept downstairs and turned on my computer. In a few seconds (my laptop opens at lightening fast speed, something I am

    January is a Great Time to Review Your Photos

    Posted: January 9, 2015 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    “Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.”  Ansel Adams I am not crazy about January (is anyone? Well my son is, he loves grey days as much as I love sunshine. He’s even written a little book of  ‘Grey day activities that don’t involve watching TV’’

    Making Light Your Subject – part two

    Posted: December 18, 2014 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    “The moment you take the leap of understanding to realize you are not photographing a subject but are photographing light is when you have control over the medium.”  Daryl Benson A couple of weeks ago I was talking about ‘Making Light Your Subject’. Light is obviously a vast subject for

    Making Light Your Subject

    Posted: December 1, 2014 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    “Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.” – George Eastman If I could give you all one tip – and only one tip ever again – it would be to commit

    Reducing the Obvious

    Posted: November 25, 2014 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    “The question is not what you look at but what you see.”                                                                Henry David Thoreau When we are confronted with a beautiful scene our first reaction is to take a photo.  “Done – can’t wait to show my friends. Let’s get lunch.”  This is what I would call the

    For the Love of Seeing

    Posted: October 29, 2014 by Anthony Epes   -   No Comments

    “I am not interested in shooting new things – I am interested to see things new.” Ernst Haas     Over the past few months I’ve been interviewing a number of people who’ve come on my workshops to find out how I can keep making them better and better. One

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      “I went on Anthony’s London at Dawn workshop together with my father in August. It was a birthday present for my dad, we both loved the workshop and shooting this special city at dawn. Anthony is a great teacher and gave us some great help on composition, framing and creative use of exposure. Anthony also raises your awareness of “seeing” light which has been a real inspiration and something that has furthered my photography following the workshop. Many workshops focus on the technical side of teaching you about your camera which I was less interested in. I picked Anthony’s workshop because it focused on creative composition, framing and most importantly capturing beautiful light – and it absolutely delivered! Above all it was great fun to experience it with like minded photographers and share tips and ideas with each other.”
      Chris W
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