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Close-Focus photo challenge:
Since we’re all focusing on a bit of distancing in our lives right now, I thought I would propose a challenge that reflects this change in our lives.
But unlike social distancing, this is going to be close-focus distancing.
I’ve taught this technique many times in my workshops for those people who have wanted to do a macro image.
Hey folks, I hope you are all doing well! Last night I did a very cool video live on Facebook about How to Print from Lightroom, you can now see if on my Youtube channel. Even if you don’t use Lightroom it’s still super worth watching. I give you bundles of tips that take you […]
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” Oscar Wilde Hey folks, How are you? I hope things are good and life is flourishing for you in many ways. As you can probably tell, I am not a big portrait photographer. I rarely seek people out when I […]
Hey folks, For some time I have wanted to start teaching what is the biggest challenge people tell me they face in photography – printing their photos. For most people they don’t even consider that they could do anything as ‘advanced’ or ‘technical’ as printing their photos. It’s like just the idea of it makes people want to give up. […]
Hey folks, How are you? Some of our most popular articles are ideas on new photo challenges you can do. Today we wanted to bring you not just one or two new photo challenge ideas, but 30! Why is doing a challenge good for your photography? I think it’s because there is a constant tension […]
Today we are featuring our latest collection of prints from the beautiful town of Du Gia in Ha Giang, Northern Vietnam. Dream 1 The prints are hand printed on Giclée Hahnemühle Pearl paper, in limited edition numbers. To purchase a print, choose the size and purchase here: 20 x 25cm / 8 x 10 inches […]
Hello good people, This is Diana and today I am standing in for Anthony as he is deep into teaching our workshop in Vietnam. It’s got off to an amazing start, and the group are loving the experience. I am always learning things from Anthony about being a creative person, and he vice versa I […]
A really interesting thing happened to me this year that I want to share with you. This spring and summer I became very disenchanted with my DSLR camera. Curiously, and to my complete amazement, I am finding my smartphone, which is one of the latest versions, to be more than adequate for taking 95% of […]
Greetings, How is everyone on this fine day? I hope life is good and your camera is getting to see some fascinating things. I agree with the great writer E.B. White when he said “Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” This is what we can use our cameras and photography for. […]
Hi all Diana and I will be hosting Live talks on Facebook from Wednesday to Sunday until July 21st. Join us for some insightful photography talk. If you can’t make the live sessions (or just hate FB) then you can watch them on my Youtube channel. Anthony Epes photography on Facebook Watch on Youtube!
Good day to you all, This is Diana, hello! I hope life is good and you are having a delightful and stimulating day. This morning I was roused from my sleep around 3.30 by Anthony slipping out of bed to go off to photograph the full moon. He was heading back to the spot in […]
When you are starting out in photography it can be overwhelming thinking about where to start. I wanted to share my most useful tips and ideas for photographers at the beginning of their journey. But this list is also for more experienced people who want to fill any gaps in their knowledge. Or, if you’re […]
I lived in London for almost two decades. It’s a city I love, even though it lacks the beautiful weather of where I grew up in California. And when you grow up in the sun, it’s hard to live with out it. So really it’s testament to what an incredible city London is that I […]
I spend a lot of time processing my images. To me taking the photo is merely the start of the creation process. Processing is a time to play and work and have fun with your images – to see what we can bring out to make them the very best photos they can be. I […]
Greetings from Palermo, on the beautiful island of Sicily. I have just finished running a workshop and now I am shooting and filming. It’s been a great week for me! Di and I were talking recently about why travel feels so exhilarating to us. I think: We travel to see the beauty of nature and the […]
A few years ago BBC World made a beautiful 4 minute video about Anthony shooting cities at dawn. I think no-one has made a better film of Anthony talking about the beauty of photographing (and witnessing) the incredible beauty of sunrise. BBC – Casting new light on old cities Sometimes I just like […]
Di and I have lived in Andalusia for over a year now and it has completely and totally captured our imaginations. Little did we know that when we set off on our travels almost two years ago we would end up finding a base in southern Spain, and falling in love with the wild and […]