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Flash photography. Photo courtesy of Bill Ebbesen.
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Behind The Lens: To Flash Or Not To Flash (Photography)

In my mind, I had always viewed flash as the devil, making photos look over exposed with unnatural looking light; however, after my last Photography II Class– taken at New York City’s PhotoUno Photography School — I learned flash can actually have many benefits for the professional photographer. Today Patricia, […]

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Epicure & Culture Launches Sustainable Amalfi Coast Tour

To many travel is about escaping reality. Here at Epicure & Culture, we’re  tweaking this notion. Instead of getting away, we’re making it easy for travelers to put themselves in someone else’s reality: the reality of a local. Newly launched in June 2014, Epicure & Culture — in partnership with […]

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See you elegant Rembrandt Lighting can be? Photo courtesy of BIPIN.
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Behind The Lens: How To Use Lighting For Composition And Storytelling In Photography

While in last week’s Photography II class — taught by New York City’s PhotoUno Photography School — we learned about how our cameras are calibrated to set the exposure meter to 13% gray, this week we’ll be taking things a step further and looking at metering modes to manipulate the […]

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This photographer manipulated his white balance to appear blueish. Photo courtesy of Pen Waggener.
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Behind The Lens: A Guide To Shooting Sharper Images, Fine Tuning Exposure And Setting Your Custom White Balance

“Hello. My name is Jessica and I am a travel and lifestyle photographer. Through this class I hope to learn how to take everyday objects and make them more compelling.” I’m at my first official PhotoUno photography class — aside for the private classes I took with the school, which […]

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Behind The Lens: Mastering Your Camera’s Manual Mode And Tackling Tricky Lighting Situations

For those with a DSLR — or Digital Single Lens Reflex — in auto mode, it’s time to learn how to take the pictures YOU want, not the ones your camera wants. In partnership with PhotoUno in New York City I’m bringing you an Epicure & Culture original series — […]

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