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Living the dream

By Arlene Donaire ‘Photography is communicating in a non-verbal manner and the photographer is the storyteller.’- Francis Ancing Francis Ansing is a biologist, mountaineer, musician,…

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Reunited by app

By Raffy Paredes While facial recognition apps have been receiving some flak because of intrusions into people’s privacy, the technology recently helped a Chinese man…

FIG. 1. A fine example for using the Point Curve is to apply a matted film look, a vintage look to a photograph. Newsprint and low-res screen display does not do justice to the example above, but trust us, you will see the effect on your own screen and in your own print when you work with your high-res images. The matte look is done by moving the black point up and in, and the white point down and in. Note the compressed histogram for the image above. This technique effectively removed the darkness in the darker tones, and the brightness in the brighter tones. Try it. (Model: Catherine Almirante)

Auto Focus: We Love Curves (Part 2)

By Chris Malinao In the last column, we talked about the Tone Curve and how precise it can be in controlling tonal gradations in our…

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Building up your portfolio

Text and photos by Albert Pedrosa Portfolio matters. It’s a visual gallery of who you are and what you see. It is your brand and…


Take a Selfie for Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism

The Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-BMB),together with the Deutsche GesellschaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, is mounting a photo contest titled…

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Selfie contest extended

By Raffy Paredes The deadline for the Selfie Photo Competition of the IPA Philippines has been extended to May 15, 2017. “Selfie” is a free-entry…