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Don’t Leave Home Without These Essential Photography Tools

It happens to us all. The light looks great, we rush out the door with our camera bag and start to shoot. Only then do we realise we are missing something. It might be a minor inconvenience, it might be a show stopper. To help eliminate that risk, today we are going to look at […]

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What is a Picture-Perfect Wildlife Photograph?

What makes a picture-perfect wildlife photograph? In many wildlife and nature photography articles (including mine), there are tips on getting tack sharp images. Most of these start with getting the eye in clear focus. There’s the other important elements that we mindfully consider such as the ‘rule of thirds’, the right depth of field, exposure. […]


How to Make the Mundane Look Good in Photography

We often think of photography in two ways, photographing things that are beautiful, or documenting reality, which is often the anthesis to beautiful. However it’s quite possible and indeed very rewarding to try and make mundane, everyday scenes look beautiful. Today we are going to look at some ideas for elevating the mundane to the […]

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Review: Rhino EVO Slider And Motion Control

Needless to say, I was pretty pumped to hear Rhino was releasing a motorized slider system and asked us over at Lightstalking to test it out and share our honest opinions about our experience with it. I wasn’t sure what to all expect in the beta model they agreed to send over, as their Kickstarter shows […]


The 5 Keys to Doing Large Photography Projects

Not long ago, a few friends of mine and I started a small video production in order to try out the success of this business in our country. We needed to make two videos about fitness and bodybuilding, giving it an artistic touch. So we planned and executed the job in one day (18 hours of […]

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Empire.jpg by davidc on Light Stalking Liverpool Empire Theatre. Hand held so a bit shaky. Settings ISO 400 F11 1/13 sec Also changed to black and white in a friends lightroom software. Will invest in this software soon.


Weekend Photography Challenge #235 Traveling Man/Woman

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Alternative Florence

Art, architecture, tourists and street sellers. I went to Florence for the first two, expected (and contributed to!) the third and was overwhelmed by the fourth. More street vendors that any other Italian city I have visited (though not yet done Rome), mostly selling selfie sticks or mass-produced views of Tuscany, or wanting to sketch […]