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Rolling with the BIG Dog - Part 8 - part 2 of 1 2 3 4 5 6

by Damian McGillicuddy Published

Now after last edition's rant I've decided that's it's time for something completely different, so no rant this time just a repeat of what you should take as excellent advice. If you want to prosper just put the effort in, you get nowt for nowt in this world!

I think it was the legendary golfer, Gary Player that said: "The more I practice, the luckier I seem to get", funny that isn't it, the more he honed his craft the easier the little ball 'plops' in the hole. I'm fairy certain that that is one of those universal 'truths' that is transferable across any discipline or field of endeavor!

So in absence of my usual rant lets just talk photography with a couple of 'How was it done' explanations and my own recent observations on my own photographic life!

I'm finding more and more that I'm choosing to par back on kit, it may be because I'm getting old, fat and feeble but I like to think because it my own drive to simplify, drive back to basics and 'engage' with the raw power of photography again.

Frankly though that doesn't mean I'm I'll be giving up my Nikon, Elinchrom or Nissin and definitely not my light modifiers in favor of a biscuit tin with a hole punched in it!!! I am loving my 'prime' journey though, the extra consideration they make me give to my work is simply a breath of fresh air. They are lighter, more easily transportable and in a très weird way they make me feel more 'professional'. The 50mm is certainly a forgotten star of yesterday

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