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Daily Archives: December 21, 2010

Travel Photographer of the Year 2010

24 hours in pictures

Course Vouchers

Stuck for a present, for you or a friend, we offer vouchers which can be exchanged for our courses and 121 tuition. Very easy, call and we will take card payments and email you a voucher. Oxford School of Photography Vouchers

Tom Palumbo

Light painting 2

We had great response and traffic to our last short post on light painting that I thought a few more nuggets of help and tutorials would be in order

Here are a variety of tutorials

Digital Photo School


How to articles

This an easy to follow video tutorial Have fun

18 Effective Duotone Portraits

By definition, Wikipedia describes duotone as:

a halftone reproduction of an image using the superimposition of one contrasting color halftone (traditionally black) over another color halftone. This is most often used to bring out middle tones and highlights of an image. The most common colors used are blue, yellow, browns and reds.


we discuss this process and look at ways of doing it on our Black and White Digital course, the next starts 26th January

Duotone prints used to take a lot of time and skill to produce, and for many years they were not in among photographers or admirers of photography.  The last few years of digital photography combined with advancements in post production have given photographers the ability to create, simulate and replicate many traditional film processes, and duotone images are once again gaining popularity.  They are, as said above, most commonly seen in browns and blues, but reds and yellows do make an appearance.  This collection of duotone portraits shows how some creative post processing can really amplify and change the overall mood of a subject.     Read more: Light Stalking » 18 Effective Duotone Portraits