100th blog: A Look Back at the Best

100th blog: A Look Back at the Best

Over the past 99 blogs posts, we've covered in-depth technical discussions, featured exciting hidden locations, and gotten to look at the work of our photographers in depth. So for our 100th blog, I wanted to take a look back at some of the most popular articles we've written and shared them with you to celebrate this milestone.

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The Beirut Sun Tanners - C'est Beyrouth

The Beirut Sun Tanners - C'est Beyrouth

In Paris? Head to L'Institut des Cultures d'Islam to absorb the culture in a fantastic photography exhibition entitled "C'est Beyrouth", it will help you understand the complexity of what makes Beirut today, overlooking a decade that knows neither war nor peace. I got the chance to explore the exhibition and a peculiar series called “The Beirut Sun Tanners” shot by our very own Vianney Le Caer.

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A walk along Regent's Canal

A walk along Regent's Canal

The Regent Canal towpath has all sorts of walking, running, cycling and sitting to be had along it. Families out for a walk, tourists who have wandered off from the Camden Markets, friends having a picnic, houseboat owners coming home with shopping from the market. The Regents Canal is a wonderful green space in the heart of London.

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How to photograph Sakura - the Japanese Cherry Blossom

How to photograph Sakura - the Japanese Cherry Blossom

Even though the Sakura, Japanese Cherry Blossom, is in flower for a little over a week each year, it is a highly anticipated event. Walking along a river path, or catching the view from the metro window, they explode with colour, vibrant shades of pink drip from every tree, and you appreciate their brief but symbolic power. 

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Photography 101: Framing

Photography 101: Framing

If you put a box around something, people will want to look inside; It is one of the fundamental rules of photography, although, rules are meant to be broken. You do not need to consciously think about the law of gravity each time you go for a walk, although knowing it exists explains why your feet stay on the ground. 

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London Cityscapes

London Cityscapes

When one thinks of cityscapes, London immediately draws to mind. The skyline is so instantly recognisable thanks to the many landmarks we all know so well, both old and new. With icons that have stood seemingly before memory can recall, contrasted with the modern world. Explore London's cityscape.

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A Tale of Two Londons

A Tale of Two Londons

London and the City of London are two entirely separate places, connected with a strange and unique history. Commonly referred to as the Square Mile, or simply The City, it is geographically located inside of, but not a part of, Greater London and enjoyed a history that pre-dates the English unification by a couple of hundred years.

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Dragons in London

Dragons in London

You might be forgiven for thinking that I’ve watched a little too much Game of Thrones, recanting stories of Dragons in London as if I were Saint George and his sword. But I kid you not, I have seen countless dragons this past week, right in the very heart of London. Silver dragons with bright red tongues and a grimacing look in their eyes. I would be frightened... If they weren't made out of cast iron. 

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