Istanbul Travel Guide

Sadik Elgallal, December 4 2019

The saying "East meets West" has never been so true as when talking about Istanbul. The vibrant ancient capital of Turkey is the only city in the world to sit within two continents, Asia and Europe, and the effect that this has on the culture of Istanbul is apparent from the get-go. Istanbul, however, is not the current capital city of Turkey, much...

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What's In My Camera Bag?

Sadik Elgallal, October 30 2019

I get asked questions about my photography gear more than anything.  Personally, I don’t think you need the best gear out there to get amazing photos. Sure, as you grow as a photographer your gear will need to grow with you.  But there is no point in having great photo gear in your camera bag unless you’re getting the most out of it. Nevertheless,...

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Best Photography Composition Tips

Sadik Elgallal, September 20 2019

If your shot is in danger of losing impact due to a busy background, crop in tight around your main point of focus, eliminating the background so all attention falls on your main subject. This works best with portraits as can be seen below. The most basic rule of photography is the rule of thirds. This is all about dividing your photo into 9 equal...

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