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35 Amazing and Colourful Photographs of Dragonflies

A quick trip into the back garden often throws up a slew of photographic opportunities. For people who are lucky enough to have a few dragonflies around, the colourful creatures are a great subject. Enjoy this collection and don’t forget to check out our own tutorial on how to photograph dragonflies. by , on Flickr […]

Using Flash – A Basic Workflow

I’ve got news for you. Your flash is smarter than you are. Think about it? How long would it take you to read the ambient light of your scene and then calculate the proper exposure to balance your fill flash with the background light? Your flash does this in the blink of an eye, and […]

37 Photographs That Use Water for Amazing Reflections

Inspired by this week’s Light Stalking weekly challenge (you have entered, haven’t you?), we decided to go looking for what others have done with the theme of reflections. Using water to get a reflection shot narrows the theme a little further, but also allowed us to find some amazing shots! Check them out, and share […]

How Haze Can Make for Great Outdoor Photographs

Managing how your camera captures light often means taking opportunities that nature throws at you. One such opportunity is a hazy day. If you manage to get it when golden hour is happening some great things can happen with your photographs. We think this collection demonstrates nicely what can be done with a bit of […]

27 Powerful Street and City Scenes in Black and White

Heading out with a camera in the city can be a heap of fun. Street scenes and architecture can produce some great scenes for photographers and when you shoot with black and white in mind, the results can be very powerful. We think these shots show what we mean. Share your own in the comments! […]

The Real Road to Greatness in Photography

There is a pervasive idea among artists and the public in general that great photographers have an innate ability to produce brilliant photography. That you can be naturally endowed with an inherent ability in this medium. That the truly great photographers simply possessed something that the rest of us didn’t and could never achieve. The […]

5 Steps to Getting Better HDR Photographs in Photomatix

Photomatix has been the leading HDR photography software since 2003. While HDR photography has been around as an idea for many years, HDRsoft made it a public sensation with the advent of Photomatix. The most recent release of the Pro version of the software, version 4.2, is a major step up and ensures that Photomatix […]

A Practical Guide to Insulting Photographers for Best Effect

When you work in an industry which involves creating work and putting it in front of an audience, eventually you are going to get some negative and rude feedback – it’s par for the course and it is water off a duck’s back. But there’s the problem. A good insult should really get under somebody’s […]