Month: October 2014

Why Instagram?

  I’ve been on a bit of in Instagram kick recently and it’s really become my favourite social network.  Funnily enough I shunned it for many years to begin with, simply for the reason that I already had too many other channels to worry about with Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc etc.  There’s no such thing as a “best” social network for photographers because it all depends what your end purpose is, but for me at least, Instagram is where I spend time enjoying other people’s images.  All the other channels just seem like ‘work’ to me.  A necessity of...

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Multimedia Mountain Bike Productions

Shooting the world around you us is what every photographer and filmer does, it just so happens that for as long as I have been shooting, that world has been full of big mountains and bikes. My names Jacob Gibbins and I’m a freelance photographer, filmmaker and one half of Aspect Media based in the UK. I’ve been self-employed and travelling the world photographing and documenting the sport I love, mountain biking, since I was 15. Now 22, things are busier than ever and my photography has evolved from just snapping some photos of my mates down the local trails, to spending...

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Numbering Your Fine Art Print Editions

I’ve never really featured print sales as a part of my business model up to this point in my career.  For a long time, the type of photography I was doing editorially and commercially just didn’t lend itself to print sales.  The kind of image I might sell to a large company like Nike or Red Bull was great for a eye-catching advert, but rarely was it something most people would hang on their wall for an extended period of time.  Though many posters have adorned the walls of teenager’s bedrooms, these are far from “Fine Art” sales.  Recently...

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7 Reasons You Don’t Want To Miss This Photography Deal

      I know I posted about this deal yesterday but there’s been such great feedback about it in the photography community that I wanted to mention it again.  I have already downloaded this entire bundle and the contents of it are incredible.  There’s no doubt in my mind that it will elevate your photography for 2014 and the price of $89 (compare at $2000) is just plain crazy. 1. $89 for $2000 worth of products! Well you’ve got to start with this one really don’t you?  You could go and buy all of these products individually from...

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There’s Another Lunar Eclipse Coming!

Hey guys I just wanted to point out that there is another lunar eclipse happening this week.  For me it will take places at 3:25am PST. When the last one happened earlier in the year I created a detailed tutorial on how to shoot these and even how to process the images in Photoshop. Here is the tutorial:  How To Shoot A Lunar Eclipse (Includes Photoshop...

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