James Banks

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Teenager sentenced for throwing bleach in model's face

Rebecca Morris is given 27 months in young offender institution for attack on 17-year-old at a party in Hull<p>A teenager who threw bleach into a young model’s face in a “spiteful and vengeful act” has been sentenced to 27 months in a young offender institution.<p>Rebecca Morris, 18, lured 17-year-old …

London Underground workers to strike over sacking row

RMT union members to walk out following dismissal of tube driver for failing two alcohol breath tests<p>London Underground workers are to stage a short strike in a row over the sacking of a colleague.<p>Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will walk out from 9.30pm on 7 March until 3.59am …

Nigel Farage: I would not be a good Prime Minister

The UKip leader said: 'I can’t even pretend to have a normal family relationship at this moment'<p>Nigel Farage has <b>admitted he would not make a good Prime Minister</b> and has admitted he does not have a “normal family relationship” because of the pressures of the job.<p>The UK Independent Party leader was …

United Kingdom

Notting Hill: Police investigate deaths of man and girl at Colville Square home

Metropolitan Police detectives are continuing enquiries after a man and girl were found dead at a home in Colville Square, Notting Hill.<p>Officers …

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Cameron dismisses US army chief's concerns about defence spending cuts

Prime minister insists UK is a ‘very strong partner for the US’ after General Raymond Odierno says lack of investment in British army is worrying<p>David Cameron has insisted Britain is still a “very strong partner for the US” after the head of its army expressed worries about defence spending cuts in …

Apple Shows The Only Camera You Need Is In Your Pocket

Apple today launched a new advertising campaign — during Samsung’s Galaxy S6 keynote — that highlights photos shot by users around the world on the iPhone 6.<p>Instead of using marketing images, Apple went out and found the best shots taken on the iPhone 6 by everyday people. It gathered pictures from …

Mobile Photography

20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 …

10 Things Canon Shooters Hate About Canon

Canon has a massive presence in the digital imaging world, which means there are a ton of Canon shooters out there. Obviously, Canon is doing a lot …

Debating the Rules and Ethics of Digital Photojournalism

<i>Significant questions have arisen after a large number of images were disqualified from this year’s World Press Photo competition because of excessive — and sometimes blatant — post-processing. After independent experts examined the images being considered for prizes in the final rounds, and</i> …

Edgertronic: the affordable high-speed camera

Other high-speed cameras can have asking prices in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Edgertronic achieves a similar effect for just US$5000.<p><b>Want to shoot high-speed video? You may need to take out a mortgage just to afford the equipment.</b><p>Not anymore, says Edgertronic, a camera designed to …

Rumored Canon Questionnaires Hint at Possible Medium Format Future

Rumors that Canon is looking to jump into the medium format game have been circulating for years now, but the mill has been quiet for a while on that …

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Tutorials

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Landscape Photography

The Life of a Fine Art Photographer: Interview with Sarah Ann Loreth

Sarah Ann Loreth is a fine art photographer who creates thought provoking, eye catching images that are reflective of her innermost feelings. She …

How To Properly Shoot Landscape Night Photographs

Shooting landscapes during the night can make for a stunning photo. Our eyes can see the night sky in great sensitivity – we can look at the stars …

National Geographic Photographer Pays a Stunning Tribute to Ansel Adams’ Work

It’s been just over three decades since the passing of Ansel Adams, but his legacy lives on in the hearts and minds (and on many of the walls) of …

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23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

Landscape Photography

New Guide: What Photographers Should Know About Insurance

• Basic insurance lingo you should know<br>• Insurance policies to consider as a working photographer<br>• Tips from insurance experts to help you navigate your …

How to write about your photographs

I frequently run into being asked by photographers how they can become better at writing about their own work. This is not an easy topic to talk …

Creative Writing

Hire a Photography Student to Photograph Your Wedding, Make a College Kid Happy

Dear Good Morning America,<p>I just watched your segment “Bride on a Budget,” during which ABC’s very own Ginger Zee gave listeners money-saving tips …

Total lunar eclipse 2014: Where can I see the blood moon? Live-streaming and more

The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 will occur on 14-15 April, but unfortunately for UK stargazers it’ll only be visible in North and South America.<p>…

Tutorial: How to Add Realistic Looking Sun Beams To Your Photographs in Post

In this ten minute video created by Glyn Dewis, you’ll get a nice little look at how to add sun rays to any photograph of your choosing by using …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

Putting Together A Photoshoot Part I: Moodboard And Concept Development

When we first start out on any sort of endeavor, be it creative or otherwise, we all most likely begin same way: a head full of ideas, but a distinct …

Matched

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …