Podcast: EP25 – Composition Disasters

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News
Matt continues shooting basketball. Ryu enjoyed the access he got shooting academy baseball in the Dominican Republic, and also enjoyed shooting his boyfriend David Beckham in his first match for PSG.
We also announce the winners of the 2012 The Golden Bib, and as much as we hate ties, Kenneth Armstrong and Bashar Alshabi split the win for these great pictures:
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Master Class
Ryu and Matt discuss composition and the importance of everything that comes before you press the shutter button.

Training Ground
In case you missed the news, we’ve moved Training Ground to video. If you’d like to participate (and we think you should), enter your pictures in the Flickr thread and make sure to tag them BLFSTG201303.

You Win
Our February 2013 themed competition was “Indoor Sports.”
The winner was Iñigo Echenique Torán with this well-composed boxing picture:
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Second place was an ice skating picture by Luca Renoldi, and third place was another boxing picture by Image’inHall.
The March 2013 themed competition is “Unique (and thoughtful) Composition”. Goto our BLFS flickr group page for competition rules and to enter.

Special thanks to…
Our new producer Robb Massar
Icon by Arvin Bautista

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One thought on “Podcast: EP25 – Composition Disasters

  1. Congratulations, Bashar! Looking forward to what you come up with in 2013. Thanks for the nod, I appreciate all the suggestions, especially in training ground.

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