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I’ve been enjoying a series called Contact, definitely worth checking out. What is the story behind the most famous iconic photos from around the world? A unique and fascinating journey into the contact sheets of the world renowned photographers from Magnum, the legendary agency founded in 1947. Episodes include: 1. Thomas Hoepker – Muhammad Ali...
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Above: Image by Gina Milicia, Kochi, India There’s one essential item that every photographer needs in their kit. It’s difficult to find and can easily be lost so it’s worth taking special care to protect it. The first time I discovered I had this essential item I had been shooting for about six months. Having...
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Above: Image by Gina MiliciaThis portrait was taken of a complete stranger using my 5 second rule followed by “May I because” technique. They totally work. Once they agree to pose for my camera I set them up so I get exactly the shot, pose and mode I am after.   May I take your picture? Have...
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Above: Image by Gina Milicia “Never neglect the little things. Never skimp on that extra effort, that additional few minutes, that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best that you can do. It does not matter what others think, it is of prime importance, however, what you think about you....
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“Be yourself. I much prefer seeing something, even it is clumsy, that doesn’t look like somebody else’s work.” – William Klein William Klein has lived many lives. One of the world’s most influential photographers, he pioneered the art of street photography and created some of the most iconic fashion images of the 20th century. He also...
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Above: Image by Gina Milicia I once worked as a pasta chef in an Italian restaurant that was famous for its bolognese sauce. It was packed out every night with bolognese junkies who couldn’t get enough of Chef Rosa’s secret sauce. Whenever anyone asked if Chef Rosa would share the recipe she would generously hand...
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Above: Image by Gina Milicia “I have been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I have never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” – Georgia O’Keeffe 
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“I can’t capture the past, but the things in front of me are an extension of the past.”  Meet one of the most prominent figures in contemporary photography, award-winning Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako. In this video, Miyako shares the story behind some of her most pivotal and pioneering works. 
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While a polished, posed photograph can impress viewers with its elegant composition, there’s no denying the somewhat indescribable attraction of candid photography.  When it comes to photographing friends and family, candid photos can capture authentic, special moments that make them more appealing than a staged photo shoot. And while a lot of your success will...
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