Old film cameras for sale 2 Replies

Hi people I have a old Yashica electro 35Gs camera for sale to the best offer it's in really good condition it has a 45mm lens, carry bag and manual included.I want to sale it to a collector who can take care of it.I'm saling my collection to buy…Continue

Started by Patricia Karen Stander in Untitled Category. Last reply by Patricia Karen Stander Dec 24, 2014.

Is film photography Dead 5 Replies

Hey GuysI want to know... Is Film Dead?I love shooting my film camera, but nowadays it almost seems simpler to start my own film lab to develop them. Would just like to hear your comments on this issue, I'm sure it has been discussed a million…Continue

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Started by Ruan Pretorius in Untitled Category. Last reply by clive beckett Dec 18, 2014.

Leaderboards are empty!

I have noticed that the leader boards are empty!  Is there any reason for that? Irma.Continue

Started by Irma Naudé in Untitled Category Nov 3, 2014.

Pix Users - Where are you...? 30 Replies

I am the first to admit my interaction here is intermittent, however I have noticed that there appears to be far less activity on the site than there was say a year or two ago. Is it just me or are our numbers declining, and if so why? This is still…Continue

Started by Jason MacFadyen in Untitled Category. Last reply by Billy de la Querra Oct 29, 2014.

photographers needed 4 Replies

I will be putting together an ebook for sale on Amazon. I already have ebooks on sale and an effective marketing strategy in place. The book will inspire its readers with the fantastic array of photos and will also be a handbook with tips and…Continue

Started by Dean Simmons in Untitled Category. Last reply by Werner Taljaard Oct 17, 2014.

Macro Photography

Anybody interested in Macro photography? I have a new Nikkor 105mm f2.8 Macro lens for sale. Used only twice. Bought this on a whim hoping to make something out of macro photography but decided this wasn't for me. Asking R8500.00You can contact me…Continue

Started by John Paper in Untitled Category Sep 1, 2014.



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Straight horizons, or Perceptions!

Posted by Fred Turck on October 22, 2014 at 13:00 2 Comments

I have noticed quite a number of obviously crooked horizons in some of the photographs that I see posted on Pixmag.

I have always displayed a selection of my work on the walls of my office, and I was quite offended one day when a visiting professional photographer pointed out a crooked horizon in one of them.   I KNEW it was not crooked - I'm usually meticulous about that kind of thing!

When I calmed down, I had to acknowledge that a horizon can LOOK crooked because of the lay of the land, and should be corrected to satisfy the viewer.   It's rather like hanging a picture on the wall in a room where the ceiling or picture rail is not straight... one HAS to compromise and find a medium somewhere between the truth and the perception.

So that's what I do now, when I can - after all what is art if the viewers cannot perceive what is shown?


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