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Saffron Coffee Shoot

From Mountain to Cup – The Journey of Saffron Coffee from Matt Brandon on Vimeo. This last week I traveled...

Facing Your Flash Phobia

If you have spent any amount of time on my blog, you know that I have a phobia about off-camera...

Two New ebooks by Damien Lovegrove

  Digital photography is free so make the most of it. I shoot three times a week on average to...

24 Free Desktop Wallpaper and a Podcast

So even as I write this, things are winding down with the 5 Day Deal. This was the deal that...

Learning to be a good photographer

Learning to be good at photography is a lot harder than most people let on. We’ve all heard it countless...

9 Emperor Gods Festival – Pt 4

This is the last in a four-part series on the 9 Emperor Gods Festival that took place at the Tow...

9 Emperor Gods Festival – Pt 3

  Just a suggestion, but you might want to read the the first two parts of this series before continuing. You can read the...

9 Emperor Gods Festival – Pt 2

If you are reading this before reading the first part HERE, then you might be at a slight loss as...

9 Emperor Gods Festival – Part 1

Living in Penang is sometimes like living in Epcot Center. Many different cultures, and parties and festivals all the time....

Announcing the 2nd Location Portraiture & Lighting Masterclass in Varanasi, India

  I am pleased to announce the second Location Portraiture and Lighting Masterclass in Varanasi, India. Well, ok it’s really...

Layer Your Image for Narrative Depth

Most of the time when photographers talk about layers in a photo, they speaking about postprocessing in Photoshop. In this...

A Photographic Growth Spurt

Someone once told me, a photographer, not to take a photo of them but a video instead. This statement was...

Postcard from New Zealand

I have been in Raglan, New Zealand for the past two weeks teaching several classes for the On Field Media...

Depth of Field: Damien Lovegrove

Damien Lovegrove is a treasure trove of both photographic and business knowledge. With years of photographic commercial and wedding work...

What camera should a beginner buy?

One of the more frequent questions I get asked, is “What is the best camera I should buy if I...

Faqir Baba and the SMDV SPEEDBOX

About the Author Latest Posts Workshops Contact the AuthorAbout Matt BrandonMatt is a Malaysia based humanitarian and travel photographer. Well...

Podcast: A look at the Fujifilm X-Pro2 and more…

Every year after our workshop in India, Piet Van den Eynde and I spend an hour or so talking about...

Kacchpuri: Home of the Dhobi

In India, just down the Yamuna river from the Taj Mahal is a small village called Kacchpuri. A village filled...

Chinese New Year in 15 Photos

Chinese New Year in Penang My wife and I have been back in Malaysia 10 days now. In that time...

A Post Card From Kek Lok Si

Gong Xi Fa Chai from the Kek Lok Si Temple   As you know I have been living back in...

Depth of Field: Dan Carr

I had the pleasure of working with Dan Carr online many years ago when we wrote for the same photo...