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An up close portrait of Hmong girl in black and white taken in North Vietnam - Pics Of Asia Photos Travels Tours

Creative portraiture

Type: Tutorial

In travel photography, and mostly in Asia, we tend to focus our photography on people. People in this part of the world are more relaxed and easy to approach. But portraits can look very similar if taken with the same angle. It works fine of…

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How to balance your images with Pics of Asia

Balance in Photography – Part 2

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We have discussed in Part 1 of our article about Balance in photography. Let’s discuss here the different techniques we can use to bring back balance to our images, focusing on people photography. How to Bring Back Balance In some cases, we face a situation…

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Understanding Balance in Photography

Type: Tutorial

There are a lot of photography tutorials available online discussing balance in photography composition and aesthetics in general. My goal here is to try and have another take on balance in photography by applying it specifically to people photography – meaning busy, dynamic situations that…

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Bhutanese man portrait in black and white

The secret ingredient for amazing travel photos

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Connectivity: The Secret Ingredient for Amazing Travel, Amazing Portraits   Andy Faulk   There is a never-ending stream of articles about travel photography online. Some will warn you of the complexity of travel portraiture while other sources will offer tip after tip about how to…

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Black and white photography of farmers on Pics of Asia Myanmar tour

Myanmar photography tour 2017 recap

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As you know by now, I never reveal too many details about my tours itineraries as I have experienced in the past people copy/pasting them for their own tours. I spend months, sometimes years refining these itineraries depending on the time of the year but…

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photographer Etienne Bossot with the Fuji Xt-2

Fujifilm Xt-2 review

Type: Tutorial

So this is a first for me, I usually don’t do gear review, and this is not something I am into (I mean gear). I have been a Canon shooter for the past eight years and haven’t bought any new piece of equipment in three…

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Creative portrait of a Vietnamese cow herder - Pics of Asia photography tours

Contact sheet #9

Type: Tutorial

Here’s a new contact sheet which is more focused on a close-up portrait. If you’d like to get a better idea about how I compose my creative portraits, head onto my “creative portraiture” article first. While running my usual sunset photo tour around Hoi An,…

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The power of Lines

Type: Tutorial

In composition, lines play a great role and must not be underestimated. Lines will help you give a direction to your photo, for your eyes to follow and lead to the subject or point of interest. This makes the photo easier to look at and…

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