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5 Great Free Tools For Photographers

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, In : Photography resources 


There are plenty of powerful pieces of software for doing highly impressive things with your images, but sometimes you just need a specific tool to perform a job as quickly as possible. Here are my favourite 5 websites for those last-minute photo tasks:

Aspect Ratio Calculator
Great if you need to resize an image whilst keeping it in the correct proportions. Simply enter the width and height and then choose your desired new width or height to find out what the other measurement should be.

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64 of the Best Photo Locations in North East England

Posted by Anne Witton on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Photography resources 
I've lived in the North East for 14 years now and have discovered some great photo locations, from quiet beaches to impressive castles; from modern artworks to Roman forts. There are also plenty of places I'd still like to visit, some well-known, but many hidden gems as well.

I was frustrated at the lack of any websites that collated photo locations, and particularly noticed that it was very difficult to find precise locations for many of the spots I wanted to explore. I have added a 'Location...
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Digitalab Featured Photographer

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, November 22, 2013, In : Photography resources 
I was really pleased to be chosen by local photo printing company Digitalab to appear as one of their featured photographers on their blog. I chose one of my favourite recent images and talked a bit about what photography inspires me and advice I'd give to an aspiring photographer.

Find out which image I picked here...


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Photography Briefing

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, April 2, 2012, In : Photography resources 

Many of you will know that I work for Voluntary Arts England, which aims to promote participation in the arts and crafts across the country. As an organisation, we publish free Briefings on a whole range of subjects designed to help people who run amateur arts groups. I have just written a Briefing on photography which I hope will be useful to many different people and groups, not just those involved in the amateur arts. It covers:
  • Taking good photos (equipment, preparation and composition)
  • Pho...

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