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Underwater photography using an aquarium

Underwater photography using an aquarium

saturday 15 july 2017, 14:41 | Elja Trum | 923 views | 0 comments

Last year I planned a photoshoot with a model at a local lake. I have no equipment for underwater photography, but I used a 20 dollar aquarium to get underwater shots with my normal gear. A cheap way to get great underwater shots.

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Using a drone to shoot portraits

Using a drone to shoot portraits

saturday 1 july 2017, 17:34 | Elja Trum | 859 views | 0 comments

Recently I bought a DJI Mavic Pro for shooting video. But this kind of drone can, of course, also be used to shoot photos and even portraits. They are great for getting an unusual perspective.

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Portraits shot with a drop of water as a lens

Portraits shot with a drop of water as a lens

saturday 17 june 2017, 20:20 | Elja Trum | 1.926 views | 0 comments

For a bottled water company award-winning Dutch photographer Robin de Puy shot a series of portraits with only a drop of water as a lens. And they created a nice video showing how it's done.

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Mango Street: Using storytelling for better portraits

Mango Street: Using storytelling for better portraits

monday 12 june 2017, 23:46 | Elja Trum | 428 views | 0 comments

Rachel and Daniel are lifestyle and wedding photographers. The also have a Youtube channel called Mango Street where they post photography tutorials. In their latest tutorial they show you how you can use storytelling to add something extra to your photos.

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