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Saal Digital – A Review of their Pro Line Photobooks

By |July 4th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , |

Saal Digital Pro Line Photobooks I was recently fortunate enough to be accepted by the German Printing and Photobook specialists called 'Saal Digital' to be part of one of their promotional offers. They graced me with a voucher towards one of their Pro Line Photobooks and any extra money necessary was to be paid by myself. Like many photographers during Coronavirus lockdown, I

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How to create a Zine or Photobook on Linux

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

How to create a Zine on Linux Like many serious photographers today, we want to see our work printed, regardless of whether we are serious amateurs or professionals. I am old fashioned perhaps, but pixels on a screen just does not seem the same as a printed book or sleeved photo album. As an analogue shooter, when I get back from a holiday,

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Complete Project – Our Coronavirus Quarantine

By |May 16th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

Anyone wishing to link to or describe my entire "Our family in Coronavirus Quarantine" project can now do so at this page : http://tedsmithphotography.co.uk/portfolio/our-coronavirus-quarantine/  I have created a single page with a small introduction and all the photos that I have chosen to publish on the website. I'll also post updates about the zine or any other news there most likely. People (especially other

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Our family in Coronavirus Quarantine – Forth Photographs

By |May 13th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|

Further to my previous 3 articles (here (1), here (2) here (3) ) of photographs taken on film everyday during our Coronavirus Quarantine, here are some taken during the final days of April and the first 8 days of May 2020. Fortunately, my faithful supplier of film, Analogue Wonderland, operate an online supply business so were still able to fulfill orders during the lockdown

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I Got my Hasselblad A12 Back Serviced!

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: Equipment|

Back in 2016, prior to shooting my first wedding with my Hasselblad, I got it serviced along with the 80mm lens and the A12 back it came with, just to make sure it was in tip top condition. At the same time, I bought a 2nd A12 film back for the Hasselblad 501CM from FFordes.com. I bought that so I had two backs to