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WHY YOU WILL NEVER BE MIRANDA KERR – and how you can come close

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Many wannabe “models” tell me Supermodel Miranda Kerr is their “role model”. That’s a good one – aspiring to be like Miranda can’t be bad at all. This is why you will NEVER be Miranda Kerr though: – She’s a sweetie to shoot with and carries out the most ridiculous jobs with grace, professionalism and […]

How to SUCCEED @ SOCIAL MEDIA
– and have fun…

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Very Very clever way of¬†maximizing their social media presence. It almost makes you upload a picture or tweet or make some mention. Look! I’m mentioning it. Where did I find it? On social media ūüėČ   ¬†Then look at the bottom “If you’re¬†waiting¬†for a sign – THIS IS IT.” No ordinary truckers these – keep […]

The New STREET FASHION: 2
Street Fashionistas & Publishing

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FROM PART I of this story – Fashion influence has made its way from the runway to the streets thanks to savvy bloggers and street fashion photographers. Fashion photographers on the street like Sartorialist, Garance Dore, Street Peeper, Ivan Rodic, Facehunter, and Jak and Jil went on the street, armed with only a digital camera, […]

The New STREET FASHION: 1
Street Fashionistas & Publishing

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Street style has officially made a mark in the fashion industry, with veterans Amanda Brooks, Taylor Tomasi Hill, Shala Monroque, Sarah Rutson, and more, giving fashionistas innovative fashions to aspire to. Fashion influence has made its way from the runway to the streets thanks to savvy bloggers and street fashion photographers. Fashion photographers on the […]

PHOTOGRAPHY NICHE: We Shoot Bottles / We Shoot Cans

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Talk about being specific. Talk about being in a narrowly defined niche. Talk about having branding that is so clear, no one would mistake it for anything else. This ¬†photography studio based in Yorkshire UK has niches that are very clearly defined and headlined in the two names of their two businesses: The first is […]

HEAD ON Photo Festival 2012 – Sydney

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Head On Photo Festival Returns 4 May – 3 June 2012 Guess Who’s Coming to Town? Among the very special guests at the festival in May will be¬†Magnum¬†photographer¬†David Alan Harvey¬†(curator of¬†Burn Magazine)¬†for the world premiere of his latest exhibition and to run an exclusive intensive 5 day workshop.¬†Contact for details Head On Photo Festival¬†is Sydney‚Äôs […]

WTF

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In 2009, the Wisconsin Tourism Federation‚Äôs biggest problem wasn‚Äôt finding a way to attract more people to Wisconsin (USA); it was the realization that its initials were now slang abbreviation for ‚ÄúWhat the F‚ÄĒ?‚ÄĚ The WTF from America‚Äôs Dairyland has been around since 1979, so it likely predates the internet meme WTF. The organization changed […]

LEE JEFFRIES
– The Eyes and Hands of Despair

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With their eyes looking ever so slightly up to meet the camera‚Äôs lens, Lee Jeffries‚Äô subjects elicit an emotional response from those of us who come across their portraits.¬†The furrows in their brows, the folds of their eye-lids, the dirt beneath their nails, the way their hair hangs about their faces, their gazes and hands […]

KULULA Airlines ‚Äď How to Have Fun ‚Ķand run an airline too

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Kulula Airline¬†(Zulu for ‚Äėeasily‚Äô) is South Africa‚Äôs first low fare airline. It¬†first¬†took flight in 2001. How to build your own niche:¬†With a small fleet of aircraft, which consisted of one Boeing 737-200 (118 seats), one Boeing 737-300 (136 seats), seven Boeing 737-400‚Ä≤s (162 seats) and two 737-800‚Ä≤s (186 seats) getting noticed would be their biggest […]

Genius STREET ART – Win Prizes!

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Today’s post is not directly related to photography, but a demonstration of the amazing observational faculties, the¬†creative¬†genius and the transformation of ¬†existing environments into stunning art galleries & perfomance spaces for ordinary folk. It serves as a inspiration and wake-up call for artists, writers, photographers and creative folks of all genres everywhere. And it proves […]