How to Improve Your Black and White Camera Phone Photography

Getting great results in black and white from a camera phone takes some skill. The rewards though, seem to be fantastic if you have the patience and time to devote to it. The real challenges in this photography niche lie in both composition and post production due mainly to the limitation of the medium. by […]

10 Tips for Improving Your Beach Photos

Beach photography presents many unique challenge to the amateur photographer due mainly to the extreme photographic conditions in which it is often undertaken. Contending with an abundance of light, reflections and movement can leave some photographers grasping at straws, but it can also produce some of the most starkly beautiful images of any subject matter. […]

A Guide to Wildlife Camera Phone Photography

Photographing wildlife is perhaps one of the most difficult things you can attempt with a camera phone. Image elements such as proximity, light and movement are going to pose massive problems for equipment that limits your photographic options. On the other hand, many people manage to get some pretty good images of wildlife with their […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Camera Phone Portrait Photography

Taking decent portraits with a camera phone is actually a very good opportunity to get cell phone photography right. In general, portrait photography is one of the types of photography where you control the vast majority of variables (unlike wildlife or action photography). Here are a few things you that you can control: Control the […]

How to Improve Your Camera Phone Photography

As any camera phone photographer will tell you, talent beats equipment almost every time in photography. A talented photographer can produce a stunning image with a pinhole camera given enough time, whereas many amateurs struggle to produce even average photographs using top of the line camera gear. These days, there is a growing movement of […]

23 Amazing Amateur Aurora Photos

If you’re lucky enough to live in the extreme north, you regularly have an amazing photographic opportunity in Aurora Borealis (aka northern polar lights) – a phenomenon that doesn’t often occur the closer to the equator you get. As these aurora photos demonstrate the lights can provide a stunning backdrop to night-time landscape photographs and […]

Macro Photography: 20 Closeup Photos of Ladybugs

Well if our story on Steve Wall’s water drop macro photography impressed you, then you might might like to check out these remarkable macro photographs of Ladybugs. When macro photography is well done it opens up a whole new world and we’re sure you will agree, these ladybug photos are quite remarkable. As always, you […]

How to Capture Outstanding Motion Photos with Panning

One very cool technique to capture movement in your photographs is known as panning. It basically results in an in-focus subject with a streaked background in your photos. Luckily, it isn’t as difficult as you might think to capture panning photos like these taken by Baptiste Pons and Sighthound from Flickr: Shutter Priority Mode An […]

The Life-saving F/16 Rule for Landscape Photographers

For a lot of us, landscape photography is one of our favourite past-times. Being out with nature doing the hobby you love, really is something we enjoy. It can get a little frustrating if we’re not producing the standard of shots that we would like to however. Luckily, there’s a quick and easy rule that […]

7 Techniques to Add Awesomeness to Portrait Photography

Portrait photography engenders mental images of the traditional head and shoulders composition shots that make up 99% of the genre, but portrait photos can be so much more. The funny thing is that most people’s favourite photo of a relative or loved one is rarely the head and shoulders shot, but rather an action shot […]