Kevin Richards
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  • Alberton, Gauteng
  • South Africa
  • An Experienced Amateur Photographer
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Expanding Your Vision

Started this discussion. Last reply by Salomie Klingbiel Dec 8, 2015. 2 Replies

The worst part of trying to be good at something is that it is like trying to climb a staircase which has a clear beginning, but has no real end. And to top things off, each step that you climb gets…Continue

Work/Life Balance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derik Midgley Jun 24, 2015. 10 Replies

Today, I am planning a mini outing to shoot something I saw from the side of the road on the way home from work in the past few weeks.This will be the first time I have use my camera in about 8…Continue

Photo Processing Workstation Advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Richards Nov 12, 2014. 7 Replies

Hi All,I am busy looking into building a new workstation as my current setup is taking strain and reached its upgrade potential.I am an IT guy by profession, so from a component price/performance…Continue

Wedding Newbie Advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Richards Aug 4, 2014. 3 Replies

So, interesting turn of events.....I now have two possible wedding opportunities coming from friends of friends.... of friends.My gut reaction (which I suppressed) was "Hell no. Way too scary!" But I…Continue

 

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Destinations

"Schwabang!"
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Belfort van Brugge

"great impack...VWD!"
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Destinations

"Thank Danie, I will definitely revisit. It feels good to be back at it again. The trip was inspiring and eye opening."
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Destinations

"Kevin, you're pushing new boundaries in your photography, and I like your thinking! The vapor trail is just a bit too sharp, and specially where it lifts off the moon, makes it seem like two separate images. I would love to see a revisit of…"
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Destinations

This is a composite of last night's moon and a vapour trail shot I took while away. Both with the 650D.Moon - F/10, 1/125th, ISO100, Tamron 150-600 @600mm (eff 960mm, the reason for using the 650D over the 5D)Vapour Trails - F/10, 1/320th, ISO100,…
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Belfort van Brugge

"Thank you all. Taking a break from life was a real eye opener."
Jun 10
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Beach Fun

"Lovely shot. The dark, moody clouds and dark wood juxtaposed against the bright colours and youthful action really works well."
Jun 6
Susan van Wyk commented on Kevin Richards's photo
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Belfort van Brugge

"Fabulous photo. Love the contrast between light and dark"
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Luke Brouwers commented on Kevin Richards's photo
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Belfort van Brugge

"Great capture Kevin, love the edit"
Jun 5
Nadia de Lange commented on Kevin Richards's photo
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Belfort van Brugge

"This is beautiful Kevin! Welcome back :-)"
Jun 2
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Walking away

"I really like the symmetry / asymmetry mix, along with the moody shadows and mysterious theme. Thumbs up!"
Jun 2
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Black Lines

"Great mood, love the shadowy lighting. Congrats!"
Jun 2
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And nobody seems to know where you go

"Fantastic work and congrats!"
Jun 2
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Belfort van Brugge

After many months of photography taking a back seat in favor of my day job, I finally took a well deserved break and treated my wife an I to a trip to Europe to regroup a little.Naturally, weight was a concern, so I reluctantly left my main body and…
Jun 2
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3 Alice Lane - Art Edit

"Thanks all. :)"
Dec 20, 2016

Profile Information

City and Country
Alberton South Africa
Birthday
November 27, 1975
Are you...
An Experienced Amateur Photographer
Which genre(s) of photography interests you..
Portraiture, Glamour-Beauty-Fashion, Landscape & Travel, Urban Landscape, Wildlife, Fine-Art, Macro, Sports-Adventure, Wedding Photography
Bio... something about you. Including camera equipment and software you're using...
Canon 650D and 5DM3.

Various Tamron and Canon lenses.

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Kevin Richards's Blog

The First Couple Shoot

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 13:00 0 Comments

It has been 16 or so months of firsts since picking up a camera with any intent at all back in 2013. In fact, being so new to photography means that just about all the work I do is pretty much a first. This was made imminently clear, in the…

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Why-oh-Why DPC!?

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 10:48 6 Comments

I actually wanted to call this blog entry "Why I now hate DPC", which is completely tongue-in-cheek, but I feared it may create the wrong impression.

 

Anyway, now that I have your attention;

 

Since attending the basic DPC course last year, it has almost been an obsession for me to post my two weekly shots for critique. I needed to get my fix.

 

In the beginning, it was all about experimenting and fiddling and ..... well ..... fun. And besides, all…

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Lessons from the Photobooth

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 11:30 8 Comments

I recently had the privilege of being asked to do a photo-booth type shoot for a combined 18th and 21st birthday party.

Naturally, I had grand ideas about what to do on on the shoot, and being and ex boy-scout I have a tendency to over prepare, so I started planning and getting advice early on on how to handle this particular shoot. It was a little nerve wracking as it would be my fist shoot with my new lights outside of my lounge...... anyway.

The best advice I…

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The Shades of Grey

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:30 1 Comment

No, this is not some sort of nod to THAT book, nor the upcoming movie actually, but rather a bit of self-reflection on my photography.

When I have a look at my work, well when I say “work”, I mean the progression of my photography since the time I attended DPC in September 2013, I have noticed something quite interesting in that although I have a pretty balanced distribution of colour versus mono shots, I by far prefer the black and whites. By a substantial margin no…

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At 16:05 on August 20, 2013, Mike Tagg said…

Thank you Kevin and should you need any help I would be very willing. I sense that you will progress very rapidly. m

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