The Amazing World of Cat’s Eye Macro Photography

When you combine the natural beauty of a cat’s eye with good macro photography, the resulting photos can be quite remarkable. And believe it or not, there is a quite large community of photographers who are into this facinating niche. Here are some of the more interesting images from Flickr that we found in this […]

10 Incredible Photos of Antarctica by Fiona Hall

Light Stalking has been blessed by the continued support of wildlife photographer and Antarctic specialist, Fiona Hall. In addition to kindly allowing us to raid her notes on light direction, Fiona has also agreed to allow us to display some of her incredible photos of Antarctica. Fiona’s images have been used in magazines and newspapers […]

Photography: What Everybody Ought to Know About Exposure

Getting correctly exposed images doesn’t have to be difficult. But to get it right, there are a few things you need to remember. To avoid under and over exposure, it’s important to understand how to use the two controls that adjust the amount of light reaching the film or sensor, the aperture and shutter speed. […]

21 Stunning Shots of Urban Decay

Urban decay is one of our favourite subjects here at Light Stalking, as it shows us that no matter where you live, there is always something worth shooting. While urban decay has become fashionable over the last few years, the pioneers of urban decay photography really showed us that the real skill in photography lay […]

How Plain Pictures Can Have Big Messages

Only some of this collection of photos are what might be considered “good” from a photographic point of view. There are problems with color, composition, lighting and a host of other things. Yet, they are all united by the fact that they convey a clear message. How we perceive that message is often up to […]

Gothic Architecture: 16 Imposing Photos

Gothic architecture was built to be imposing – a job it largely succeeds at. When you combine the natural imposing nature of Gothic architecture with various photographic techniques that take advantage of colour, perspective and context the resulting images can be quite haunting. In no particular order, here are some of our favourite Gothic architecture […]

21 Incredible Examples of Long Exposure Photography

You may have guessed that long exposure photography is a bit of a favourite among us here at Light Stalking. With our posts on lightning photography, silhouette photography, star trails, sunset photos, low key portraits and low light photography, well… you’d be right! We love it and we also think that mastering the techniques associated […]