Taking a Nikon F80 to Redcar

Regent Cinema, Redcar

Taking a Nikon F80 to Redcar to shoot a bit of street photography

I recently bought a Nikon F80 for £22.50 to add to my ever-increasing collection of street photography cameras and have been eager to get out and test it.

Nowadays more and more of us have jumped on the band wagon of digital cameras with bulging megapixels that cost megabucks, all in the endeavour to help us create the perfect image.

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Rollei 35S an amazing little film camera

 

 

 Heinz Waaske is the man behind the Rollei 35, in the 1960’s Waaske started to create a prototype. In 1965 Waaske started to work for Rollei, the managing director Dr Peesel got a glimpse of Waaske’s prototype and was filled with excitement by the little camera. Peesel decided the camera should be developed further and be ready for the 1966 Photokina event.

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How Getting To Grips With Your Camera Can Make Massive Improvements

How getting to grips with your camera can make massive improvements to the quality of your blog.

Written by Frances Iona from Imogen & James

Why it’s now more important than ever to step up your photography game

Having been a blogger since 2012, I have watched the industry change dramatically. Now more than ever, the quality of photography is becoming so important, as more and more influencers are transitioning to high grade, editorial styles. I remember the days when bloggers would post phone quality images and YouTube videos from their webcams. Today, it is a professional career for many, and the majority of these bloggers use DSLR’s. I purchased my first DSLR around 2 years ago, but I’ve only just recently learned how to use it properly.

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A tip on how to conquer your fear of street photography

GOLDEN GLOBE RED CARPET DRESSES

I’m very lucky that my passion is my business, street photography. I shoot all over Europe in many wonderful cities. I’ve just returned from Warsaw, I’ve been there to develop our latest street photography adventure and I thought I would share one of my tips for building confidence when in a strange city, especially if you don’t speak the local language.

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Istanbul Street Photography – The Grand Bazaar

 

Street Portrait of shoe factory in Iastnbul

Street Photography in The Grand Bazaar – where do you start?
It’s mad, just completely mad. There’s around 4300 stalls inside – purely inside, then about triple that outside and in the surrounding area. It’s impossible to comprehend unless you see it. I asked a few locals and workers inside if they ever got lost – they looked at me like I was stupid, with a resounding “of course we do!”.

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Traveling to Istanbul? Take a look at Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque.

Black and white image of hagia sophia, Istanbul

Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, Two of the most iconic buildings in Istanbul also resonate worldwide as two of the most prominent and respected places of worship and architecture. Through their histories and reinvention, they have represented such opposite sentiment, yet lie only about 100 yards apart, like estranged sisters.

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Street Photography in Eyup Istanbul.

Eyup Istanbul

Eyüp is technically a district in Istanbul that stretches from the Golden Horn to the shore of the Black Sea, but within the district is the neighbourhood of the same name, a central location where communities of Muslim people live, and where Keith and Pat visited recently, and will be incorporating into the upcoming Istanbul Street Photography Course in October.

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