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JackAllTog's Blog

JackAllTog

Hi there, Hope you're having a good day and can enjoy sharing and discussing photos.
I'm more than happy for all feedback - good or bad.
I live in Woking, I work in IT in London just like millions of others.
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  • Shortlist and Long list

    This year is going to be a challenging one for photography, on the one hand I've got a camera (6D) i really love on the other i seem to have less and less time to shoot. And my plan for a home studio is as far away as ever and even less time (none) t...

    14 Jan 2016 1:55PM | Read

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  • Sway in Hotmail/Office on line

    SO I'm really liking how the blogging possibilities of a main Site with lots of micro sites might be used in sway - https://sway.com/lAipqDMxSriHsNHn It takes so little time to do this once you have some content. Latest updates - https://sway.com...

    10 Dec 2015 12:53PM | Read

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  • Even less time to create photos

    So my new family member has been brilliant, but also has taken lots of time and my available evening and weekend times for photography have significantly eroded. I think this makes me value things even more. However that make me more driven to val...

    3 Dec 2015 1:19PM | Read

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  • Composing new approaches,

    So life has given me a super new close family member and so time is even more precious than before. Photography took a back seat again for a few weeks but now looking to pick up more where I can. What seems to interest me at present is making more ...

    30 Jul 2015 2:33PM | Read

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  • Crashed Laptop & new Pond slows my photography

    So my laptop finally gave up, forced me to get a new zoostorm PC - seems fine - had it one day. Light room and PS reinstalled, photo's copied over - now need to hook in the last backup of the LR catalog. Also spent weeks and weeks building a half...

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    28 Mar 2015 10:33PM | Read

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  • Another event and another view on society

    A new growing Polaroid based company, sponsored 8 photographers in the Hoxton gallery. It was refreshing to see so much creativity and film enthusiasm, this is my link to the article here: http://www.ephotozine.com/article/impossible-8-x-8-exhibit...

    20 Feb 2015 1:52PM | Read

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  • Formula 1 - Zoom Charity Auction

    Happy that ePhotozine published my latest event report & photo's. [link= http://www.ephotozine.com/article/zoom-photographic-charity-auction-success-26832/] http://www.ephotozine.com/article/zoom-photographic-charity-auction-success-26832/[/link] ...

    21 Jan 2015 1:35PM | Read

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  • Happy 2015

    Happy 2015 to you. Resolutions are not often my thing, but i've resolved to enter every monthly competition on ePhotozine this year. As, whilst winning would be amazing, its the chance to 'think' about producing the best photo I can each month. ...

    13 Jan 2015 1:02PM | Read

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  • Testing Latest Blogs added to home page

    When i tried up customise my ephotozine homepage with latest blogs it gave a null as the entry on the page. Maybe no one is writing blogs - apart from this one ;) Perhaps everyone else is too busy as well?

    12 Dec 2014 1:22PM | Read

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  • Still One step forward and One back

    I'm trying to get a higher good photo hit rate and it still seems like its still One step forward and One back. Just at the moment i seem to be getting loads of shooting practice in a diverse range of scenarios, all mostly people which i like. A ...

    17 Nov 2014 2:18PM | Read

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  • Seeking shallow DOF and other more arty effects.

    We all like to improve and find easy ways to do this, Iíve spent a week or two looking at kit based ideas to achieve some of the wants I have. One is sharper images Ė the answer is better glass, no AA filter and also available now Ė better techniq...

    25 Sep 2014 5:51PM | Read

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  • Time to (PH)learn some new things.

    Iíve been comparing my home grown apples with professional oranges and struggling to make them look the same. A constant source of frustration is that the shots I take are not as slick as the glossy magazine shots I want to emulate. So letís list...

    9 Sep 2014 5:25PM | Read

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  • Putting some small bits together.

    So this last 2 weeks has been about getting some time to do some more photography activity. With the new giant flash bendable bounce card Paul Morgan suggested ( Rogue flash bender Large) and a eTTL trigger i've been playing quite a bit more of la...

    17 Aug 2014 9:25PM | Read

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  • One photo encouraged me

    I've had a bit of time in the last week or so to post process some recent pics and have taken a darker twist to them - this may be to compensate for the fact that most of the images were of pretty flowers. Just for a while Photoshop started to feel e...

    21 Jul 2014 1:54PM | Read

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  • Still trying to claw back photo time

    I seem to have got to a stage (or at least think I have) where producing super photos regularly is still a way off, BUT i seem able to critique some the technical aspects of my photos much better than before. I seem to be struggling to take the next ...

    2 Jul 2014 2:24PM | Read

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