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Neil Turner
1964 vintage photographer in love with life
1964 vintage photographer in love with life
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A couple of months ago I cracked and bought the Canon 16-35 f4 L IS lens to replace my very elderly 16-35 f2.8L having borrowed both this one and the f2.8L MkII to see what all the fuss was about. I shoot quite a few pictures of buildings and having a…

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New blog post about why one single image of mine on Flickr is so much more popular than the rest. #photography

When I rejoined Flickr a couple of months ago my main aim was to learn the ins and outs of how it works so that I could help an important client build their Flickr profile. One of the side-effects is that I have become quite interested in how and why some…

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New blog post: Diminishing returns?

Most photographers have personal projects that they spend their spare time working on. Mine is to document one of my favourite places on the world – the area of Bournemouth known as Fisherman’s Walk. It’s a lovely place that is very close to my heart and…

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Flickr was something that I embraced and then discarded when the CEO of Yahoo said that there was no longer any such thing as a professional photographer. A couple of weeks ago it came clear that a major client wanted me back on the platform ahead of a major project in 2016 and so I have got back in the saddle and developed a new page https://www.flickr.com/photos/neilgavinturner/with/22382305979/

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Latest blog post about why professional post-production has to be done with little or no automation.

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I am constantly impressed by the ease with which I can make changes and additions to my Pixelrights based on-line portfolio. This is a great way to share work and I'd encourage any photographers or visual artists out there who are looking for a dynamic platform for their work to have a look.
http://neilturnerphotographer.com

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An important client recently asked me to do some preparation work ahead of a project with which I am involved. One part of that preparation was to find out all I could about sharing some of their content on Flickr. I decided that the best way to learn…

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In a world where social media demands photos NOW we need options.

Getting photographs to the client has always been one of the less glamorous aspects of being a professional photographer. From sticking a pile of prints into an envelope and handing them to a courier to scanning negatives before using clunky slow modems…

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Shooting my own shadow at Corfe Castle in Dorset.
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Scavenging starlings tidy up after some diners leave their breakfast plates on an outside table. Hengistbury Head, Dorset.
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