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 […]

Remarkable Water Droplet Photographs by Steve Wall

Wandering around Flickr can really waste a lot of hours, but when we recently stumbled accross Steve Wall‘s photostreams and specifically, his photos of water droplets, well we were impressed. Steve is an amateur photographer who shoots on a Nikon D200, in this case with a Nikkor 60mm Macro (and like many of us, started […]

Awe Inspiring Moon Photos

A full moon sends everyone a little crazy, but capturing good moon photos is an extremely difficult photography art to master. A well done photograph of the moon can add atmosphere to a photo like nothing else, but most shots of the moon tend to be bland and disappointing. So we decided to go and […]

Architectural Photography: 20 Unconventional Eiffel Tower Photos

Getting an original perspective of the Eiffel Tower is something that is easier said that done. It’s one of the most photographed structures in the world and almost everyone who has been to Paris has a photo of the Eiffel tower kicking around somewhere. That’s why it’s so impressive when you come across Unconventional Eiffel […]

Six Steps to Calibrate Your Monitor Without Software

Knowing how to properly calibrate your monitor can save any budding photographer a lot of heartache when it comes to getting an accurate idea of the colors in a photograph and how they might turn out after printing (or on other people’s monitors). The fact is there can be a world of difference between the […]