Glass Jar Photo Frames

Recycle Reuse & Repurpose

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In South Africa, recycling is a way of life that not very many people incorporate into their daily routine. Partly because we do not have the facilities or many places that offer this service, but mainly because most people are too lazy to think about what happens to their rubbish once they toss it in the bin.

So instead of carelessly dumping your trash, one of the ways you can help give used things a second life, is to reuse your glass jars, and use them as novelty photo frames.

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adventure – part 2

i realise a little more with every class that every penny i earn from now on will likely be spent on some or other piece of camera equipment. every lens we were introduced to at our last class sounded essential. i’m pretty sure i need at LEAST; a portrait lens, a telephoto lens, a macro lens, 2 ultra wide angle lenses and a fish eye lens as a cherry on the top (and that’s just to start). i haven’t told my husband what lenses cost, i just said “expensive”. for now i’ll have to be content with my little 18mm – 55mm “kit lens”.

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this is an adventure. care to join?

a friend recently asked me to describe myself in a few words. i said “commitment-phobe-but-recently-married, adventurer. i am constantly looking for ways to quench my thirst for change and new experiences. my latest exploration comes in the form of photography. i’m a noob at it. if you don’t think photography really classifies as “hard-core”, wait till you hear the jargon.

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PhotoComment Magazine May 2010 Issue 15

In this issue: Our featured reader’s portfolio is by Gavin Falck 5 Ways to fall in love with photography again See the latest products releases and industry news in Scoop. We learn about the White Balance. Please leave your thoughts and comments below or send them to

Are Face-Detection Cameras Racist? – Time Magazine Article

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Joz Wang

When Joz Wang and her brother bought their mom a Nikon Coolpix S630 digital camera for Mother’s Day last year, they discovered what seemed to be a malfunction. Every time they took a portrait of each other smiling, a message flashed across the screen asking, “Did someone blink?” No one had. “I thought the camera was broken!” Wang, 33, recalls. But when her brother posed with his eyes open so wide that he looked “bug-eyed,” the messages stopped.

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October Issue of PhotoComment Magazine

PhotoComment Magazine October Issue
PhotoComment Magazine October Issue

It is here! The October Issue of PhotoComment is now live and available to read by clicking the ‘Read Magazine’ button on our website or type into your browser.

This month we feature Alet Pretorius in our Pro Portfolio and find out about her life as a photo journalist and what she does when she is not chasing the news.  Leon Laubscher our featured reader shows us his portfolio and tells us how he got started.

We review the awesome new Olympus E-P1 and the Sony Alpha A850. Will you buy one these?

The biggest news of all is the launch of our new competition. We are a running the competition in association with Sony and are pleased to announce that Sony is sponsoring an Alpha 230 as the prize.

See the magazine for more!

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