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Quick Guide to Travel Photography

By Garry Benson Edited by Tracey Benson Travel photography is a creative adventure. Away from home, you have the opportunity to record the unfamiliar with a fresh eye. This can be as true of a regular family holiday as of

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Photographing Art for Print Publication: Part 3

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This article is the final in a series of 3, by Garry Benson, which covers all the technical steps for succesfully taking shots of artwork suitable for print publication. On the left, the untouched image – on the right colour

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Photographing Art for Print Publication: Part 2

By Garry Benson This series of three articles covers all the technical steps for successfully taking shots of artwork suitable for print publication. Traditional printing methods use patterns of dots to render photographic images on a printed page. While pixels

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Photographing Art for Print Publication: Part 1

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Introduction by Tracey Benson Photographing art will be a trilogy of articles from regular contributor Garry Benson. This first post is also a playful and whimsical personal journey into understanding photographic techniques for documenting artworks. Garry talks about his background and

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Photowalking in Villaneuve

© Garry Benson 2014

This is a post from Garry Benson from late in May when he was in Queensland. It has some beautiful images of the area around Somerset Dam in Queensland. Images and text © Garry Benson 2014 Photowalking in Villaneuve I’m

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A Buddhist in Bali

© Garry Benson 2014

Text: © Garry Benson 2014 Images: © Garry Benson 2014 Honouring the Gods is such a long-standing tradition in Bali that the island is named after the native word for ‘offering’ – Bebali. For the Balinese, to make the material

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The Soul of Nature: Alam Jiwa

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Images: Garry Benson Text: Garry Benson Nyuh Kuning (Yellow Coconut Village) For the 10th year I’m home – at blessed Alam Jiwa in the traditional Balinese woodcarving village of Nyuh Kuning. It’s just a short walk through Monkey Forest to

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