Most of us who have invested in drones will be using a DJI Phantom or perhaps the new Mavic. Whilst there are better photography platforms available they are significantly more expensive and really designed for higher end commercial operations. DJI provide their drones with a free app to control it with. It is called DJI […]
The Lensbaby Velvet 56 lens is a wonderful piece of gear for those photographers aiming to truly explore their creativity. Let’s see how I got on when I took it out for some shooting!
These tripod alternatives will ensure you get blur-free images even when your trusty tripod is tucked away safely at home. See how you can create sharp images whilst out and about using some imagination where otherwise you might have had to take home far less usable shots!
An understanding of light is essential when you truly want to grow as a photographer, irrespective of what you enjoy shooting – whether it is landscapes, portraits, macro, street photography, or any other genre, for that matter. Lighting can affect the mood of a photograph in many different ways, and you need to gain an […]
John Wilhelm is a super-talented photographer, (and a hobbyist at that!) He demonstrates the power of creativity and digital enhancement to blend some absolutely wonderful images!
Composition makes a photograph. A poor composition of a great subject may only result in an ordinary image at best. On the other hand, a strong composition – even if it’s of a rather ordinary subject – can help you create a truly exceptional image. As a photographer, you should be aware of some compositional […]
When you first pick up a camera, chances are that you are going to spend a lot of time shooting portraits of your family, your friends, your pets and whoever else you can cajole into sitting still for long enough. Maybe this was the entire intent of you getting a camera, or maybe it’s a […]
A very interesting day in the photography world with a lot of buzz created over the weekend with Instagram shutting down a botting service, a big brand stealing a photographer’s work (and copping a big backlash) and a piece of advice about what you consider from art critics. Grab a coffee and enjoy! Why You […]
If you’re new to shooting landscapes or not, this landscape photography guide will lay down the foundations for that beautiful, shot time and time again. Once you’ve got the essentials mastered, there’s no limit to your creativity.
The Crimean War was largely documented by photographer Roger Fenton back in the 1850-60s. As an English painter and lawyer, Fenton had some real talent. This collection of photos will make you pause for a moment and try to imagine what it could have been like 160 years ago!