When you get into photography, you will go through some stages. This primer will make sure you know where you are and what’s happening with your growth in photography.
Patience in photography is something we should be aiming for. For some of us, it does not come easily and sometimes it might not be appropriate, shooting sports for example. However, train patience into your photography and you will be able to call on it when needed.
The advent of digital imaging has brought photography into the mainstream. In the days of film photography, SLR cameras were generally the preserve of advanced enthusiasts who had spent years honing their craft. Someone wanting to get into photography would have a steep learning curve and one that was expensive too. That expense came not […]
Let’s be honest, Wifi has been in our lives for some considerable amount of time now. It’s been around in it’s current form since 1997 and many of us had bought into the technology early in the new millennium to beam our internet connections to our laptops and other devices. For photography though, wifi has […]
Iconic or clichéd, sunsets are amongst the most photographed subjects not only for us photographers but also the average person in the street. The reason? They are beautiful, mother nature at her very best, starting and ending the day in style.
We all love to upload our images to social media. Be it to show our professional work, get critique from our peers or just to show our friends and family our latest shots, between us, we upload tens of millions of images per day to social media sites. As photographers, of course, we strive to […]
The four modes most of us use all the time are the standard exposure modes, known as PASM, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Manual. Beyond these, and often grouped onto the main program dial with PASM there will be a number of “specialist modes”. These modes will preset the camera for shooting in certain […]
We all know how immensely powerful Photoshop is. From a simple contrast tweak to advance photo composites, we can do it all within the confines of this amazing software. Sometimes the array of options and techniques can seem bewildering and today we are going do a step by step walk through of four useful techniques that […]
Perhaps it’s the rise of Instagram that gave us the gradual and increasing acceptance of post production filters. Today, many of the more striking images we see have had some sort of filtering applied to them, either physical or digital – it has become the norm. Whilst there is no doubt than post production digital filters […]
Time is money and if it’s not, it is still precious. One of the most time consuming aspects of our photographic lives is post production. If we don’t do it, it builds up into a unmanageable mess. If we do do it, it can take large chunks out of our potential shooting time. Whist post […]