How to Clean Your Camera Properly

Your camera is a tool, tools should be kept clean to operate properly, but because they are also sensitive electronic devices, some special care needs to be taken.  This guide will give you a great overview to keep your gear working properly and for a long time, all the while performing the day you pulled […]

Do You Make These Mistakes in Candid Photography?

Candid photography is one of the best ways to capture people in an environment that they feel comfortable in and these photos are generally the ones that will rehash old memories when looked back upon.  There are a few mistakes though that could kill the image, this tutorial will help point out what not to […]

8 Predictions on the Future of Photography

Over the last 150 or so years that photography has been in our lives, it didn’t undergo much change until twenty years ago.  While film sizes and developing techniques had minor changes, it wasn’t until the 80’s when the first glimmer of the future of photography started to appear with auto-focus camera’s and faster frames […]

21 Stunning City Skylines

Each and every city across the world has a character all its own in terms of feel, smell and emotions, but they share one thing in common, a skyline of buildings and high-rises that, while put together by different builds, come together to form a beautiful end result.  Each and every building in a city […]

10 Reasons GIMP is Better Than Photoshop

Digital photography has changed all of our lives and given us the ability to sit behind a computer monitor and be our own Ansel Adams with the post production.  But it’s not that simple, there are several pieces of software to edit your photos with after you take them, the most well known being Photoshop.  […]

How to Plan the Ultimate Family Portrait

The traditional studio shot of families is fine, but boring as call can be!  The reason very few people are excited about having a family portrait done is because they usually lack creativity, involve standing around with fake smiles and wearing a matching outfit with the rest of your family.  BORING! Taking the ultimate family […]

Finding Your Perfect Photography Niche

Photography is a wonderful, amusing, entertaining, though-provoking and emotional medium of art, but it’s also one of many facets, each one different and requiring a specific amount of training to truly excel at.  Recently, a friend asked me to shoot their upcoming wedding, which I politely declined and suggested some friends of mine who are […]

7 Things Photographers Should Never Do

Learning to be a good photography takes time, patience and lots of learning, most of it through trial and error.  There seem to be countless books, classes, tutorials and blog postings how to do, create, setup, finalize, post-process, etc. to yield the best possible image and get that killer shot.  Less talked about is what […]

12 Audacious and Creative Portrait Ideas

By definition, a Portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed […]

30 Gorgeous Photos of Butterflies

Some subjects in photography are so perfect that they almost photograph themselves. With incredible and diverse colours, butterflies are one such subject. Add a little photographic skill from the photographer and the results can be outstanding. We think this collection of photos of butterflies ranks pretty high on the scale. If you like these, you […]