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 […]

18 Very Cool Reflection Photos

Capturing reflections in photography can produce some spectacular images. The problem, however, is that it is not always as easy at it seems to get great reflection shots as it generally requires the shooter to treat the reflection and subject as one item, in much the same way as good images involving shadows is done. […]

13 Eerie Photos of Gargoyles & Grotesques

Choosing interesting topics to shoot is one of the obvious keys of photography, but turning interesting subjects into awesome photos is easier said than done. This selection of cool Gargoyles and Grotesques, we think, makes that transition. As you might expect with any set of photos of Gargoyles, black and white imagery has a fairly […]

Do You Look Like an Amateur When You Hold Your SLR?

Ok, so a lot of us are amateur photographers, but there’s really no need to look like a complete amateur when we pick up and point our SLR or DSLR to get a shot. Holding your SLR properly, while not making it totally obvious that you are not a pro, also has a lot of […]

15 Amazing Examples of Black & White Cameraphone Photography

When most people think of camera phones, they think of drunken and imcriminating photographs of themselves taken at their weakest moments. Luckily for us, there are others who think of camera phones as a challenge to their photographic skills and set out to prove that not only are camera phones a legitimate way to foray […]