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Camera and Lens Quality Control?

Several years ago, I would pick up my camera, put on a lens, start taking photos and not think twice about the outcome. The responsibility was mine to produce the goods and if I didn’t it was usually my fault.  Well, more and more, those days are over. I am so overwhelmed with complaints by […]
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I Love Polaroid

I used to love using my Polaroid Camera to do quick snaps of models before doing the actual shoot and always had to use a Polaroid Back for my Medium Format camera and even a Polaroid back for my 35mm format. But the best were those Polaroids that you watched slowly develop before your very […]
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Is Advertising the new Editorial ?

by Per Zennström I have been very fortunate to be able to work with an advertising agency such as loved.de and their client Görtz17. For some time now we have been doing some pretty cool shootings that I (hands down) consider some of my best, see above… When I started out as a photographer the […]
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Amyn Nasser’s Voyeur Nocturne

Above Image by: Amyn Nasser licensing through Corbis Press Update Here Amyn Nasser’s Voyeur Nocturne is a photographic celebration of Vancouver better known as the “City of Glass”, where the Winter Olympic Games are being held. With its high population density relative to most other North American cities, urban planning in Vancouver is characterized by […]
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Feedback from a fashion forum member

I just wanted to share this letter I received from a fashion forum member named Pierre Burnaugh… by: Pierre Burnaugh Hi Benjamin, I just want to say I really appreciate and learn a lot from your posts here on MM, your blog etc. I am so happy to have a resource for the knowledge and […]
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New Media

Exiting and fast moving “Social Media Network for Fashion, Style and Creativity” Glossom has highlighted my latest story for VanityTeen starring Cole Mohr. Just another example of how fast and profound the changes are right now in “New Media” when there are more and more ways for independent “publishers / producers” to get their work out there […]
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Nick Knight vs. NASA

by Per Zennström … Just a “for-fun” juxtapostion of a recent, amazing editorial by master Nick Knight for British Vogue, February 2010. Stylist: Lucinda Chambers, Model: Natalia Vodianova, and all our’s NASA’s recent rendering of the stormy, wintery weather covering most of Europe. (Hint, hint, he’s british !) … as always, more here at 10horses Please […]
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Up Skirt…

A Different Vantage Point on an Old Theme Just wanted to see if you were watching…I can’t believe how Lucky I was on that day. Just one short block from my apartment. Had my camera with me and the little gallery on the corner suspended the skirt on a wire and here is this guy […]
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So you wanna be a pro?

by steve jacob above photo © steve jacob Over the last few years I’ve had the chance to meet and chat with many professional photographers about the state of their businesses. Some were philosophical, some grumpy, some gloomy and some were searching the small ads, but the prevailing message was, “photography is a harder way […]
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