Archive | October, 2011

KIKI TV Episode 27

KIKI TV October 27, 2011

Christine & Iaan talk about “ideas”. They discuss how ideas are all around us, how the execution of the idea may look totally different than the initial idea as well as possible inhibitors that keep us from executing ideas. Remember to post any interesting quotes regarding ideas in the comments.

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Most of you might know about the star system in Adobe Bridge, but are you also familiar with the labeling system and full compatibility of the star system? In this tutorial, I would like to show you how to work with star & labeling system in Adobe Bridge. I also want to show you my […]

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Photo - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathika/

I was waiting for a client at a rather fancy hotel in downtown Sandton about a month ago. Whilst waiting for the client, I had a drink. A simple soft drink. With ice. In a glass. No swizzle stick. Just a plain old soft drink. It turns out the client I was meant to meet […]

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Together with kiekie:kit, we are giving away a brand new Kelly Moore – Classic photography bag! kiekie:kit is a new website that aims to bring stylish photography gear to South Africans. To our international readers, this giveaway is only for South African readers as kiekie:kit will be making items available that has previously not been […]

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KIKI TV Episode 26

KIKI TV October 20, 2011

3 Things we learnt from the Pix Magazine Photo & Film Expo that happend in Johannesburg this weekend. We talk about what we experienced while enjoying the expo with 25 000 other photographers. A new give-away is also announced!

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Most of you have already worked with layers in photoshop, but have you ever tried to work with layers converted to an smart object? In this post I would like to show you how to adjust your camera raw “raw converter” so that it will always open your images in an smart object. How to […]

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When I got married nearly five years ago, my fiancée (now wife) and I interviewed literally dozens of photographers to photograph our wedding. It seemed like everyone was a wedding photographer. It made our decision really difficult because there were many great photographers out there doing all kinds of good work at a whole range […]

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Photo by http://www.flickr.com/photos/lawprier/

Sometimes it is so easy to get caught up with the daily tasks that demand our attention as photographers that it is easy to forget to smile. Here are 5 reasons for you to smile, because you are a photographer! 1) Toys are tools Let’s face it. Photographers can buy some of the coolest toys […]

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KIKI TV Episode 25

KIKI TV October 13, 2011

We all have weaknesses in our business and and life. There is no problem with acknowledging that you are not perfect in every aspect of your business. The secret is to deal with it appropriately and not be limited in your success because of it.

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Would you like to know how to edit one picture afterwords run an automated image synchronization via one click on as many images as you like and still be able to change all images individually afterwords? This technique might not be a new one to you, and many of you may already know about the synchronization button […]

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Have you ever seen a photo that evokes emotion or excitement or anticipation or nostalgia that leaves an impression long after you have seen the image? I am sure you have and that probably plays a part in your passion for photography? It is an interesting phenomenon that deserves some closer scrutiny. I have had […]

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KIKI TV Episode 24

KIKI TV October 6, 2011

We often talk about te tools, tricks and tips associated with blogging. But in this show we ask “why”. Why should you blog? Why is it important? Why do you need to know why you are blogging?

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