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Photography Darkroom Tips: Cumulative Exposure

Photography Darkroom Tips: Cumulative Exposure

Cumulative exposure can be defined as follows: cumulative exposure is the amount of exposure to light, given to a light sensitive paper, from the time being removed from its light tight box, exposed, manipulated, developed, washed and eventually stopped. From this point (fixation) the paper is no longer light sensitive, and will not be affected by further exposure. It is possible at this point that the paper may have been exposed for a total of ten minutes, accumulated through all these manipulation and processing steps.

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Lighting For Photographers – Getting More Out of Your Flash

Lighting For Photographers – Getting More Out of Your Flash

There are 4 main lighting techniques you can use in the field; these are ambient dominant, flash dominant, balanced flash and fill flash. Flash photography is essential to learn if you take photos in outdoor environments, particularly if you photograph people. The existing lighting is never perfect so you have to modify it to suit your requirements. Here are 4 essential basics to help you get more out of your flash.

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Filters For Black and White Photography

Filters For Black and White Photography

There is a huge range of filters that can be used with black and white photography, but there are few common ones that you may want to keep in your camera kit for all occasions. This article is mainly written for film users but can also be useful for DSLR users when shooting black and white. Of course the Yellow-Green is not valid with digital photography and manipulation may also be done in the camera or with your photo editing software.

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