Post processing is a fact of life for photographers. For many new photographers, the thought of having to drag all their images into Photoshop and deal with masking and layering is probably what drives them to convince themselves that straight out of camera jpegs are good enough. And sometimes they are good enough. Image editing […]
If you are relatively new to photography, there are probably a few things that you have found out. Firstly, cameras take amazing pictures in Program Mode. Second, getting out of Program Mode can seem daunting. Lastly there never seems to be enough time to devote to learning photography. Whilst there is an abundance of good […]
Anyone who sticks with photography long enough will learn certain lessons on their own that they believe could have easily been bestowed upon them by a more experienced photographer. A twinge of resentment is normal and, perhaps, justified as you wonder, “Why didn’t anybody tell me?” In an effort to fill in a handful of […]
Telling a story with pictures is considerably more difficult than many people, both photographer and non-photographer, understand. There’s more to storytelling with photos than simply pointing a camera at a particular moment or event and pressing the shutter. Sure, documentary photographers, street photographers and photojournalists, for example, all place themselves in environments that are ripe […]
Oscar Wilde suggested that “Nothing worth knowing can be taught.” These are words that have puzzled some people, but I think Wilde’s meaning is pretty clear — the most valuable knowledge you’ll ever posses won’t come from any textbook or instructional video or blog entry. It’ll come from lived experiences. This philosophy is as applicable […]
Here are 9 basic photography tips for beginners you can definitely get started with straight away. It’s overwhelming learning everything at once, so don’t. Take it one step at a time, practice, enjoy, ask questions and immerse yourself…this is the beginning of something truly amazing.