Photography Tips – Understanding Light (Pt 1b) Appropriate Light

I can’t over emphasis how important light is if you want to get that wow factor into your pictures, it’s more important than expression, sometimes composition, location, it certainly more important than a whole host of menu settings you may find in the back of your camera. If you start shooting pictures in light that’s Read more…

Photography Composition finding the picture

yeah sometimes you’re driving along in the car and you see something out the window I think that like an amazing picture and you find a car park your rush around you come back with your camera you take a few pictures and they’re not quite what you expected having a brilliant subject to photograph Read more…

Street Photography Part 1a

street markets, there a brilliant place to practice street photography, and we know that this is a very very popular genre because of the number of requests asking about street photography. now it can be a bit of a scary thought to wander around in public, with your cameras taking photographs of complete strangers because Read more…

Photography Tips – DIY Pop Up Flash Diffuser Pt 1

I’ve always wanted to do a film where i can sit in a comfy chair and in a nice warm room on a cold winter’s evening, and it looks like I’ve got it. Anyway see all these puppies up here, birthday cards janey’s birthday yesterday, she’s nodding and going mm because she doesn’t like to Read more…

Photography Tips – how to avoid Camera Shake

That’s splendid Nat, that’s just right let your shoulders relax there we go, cool. That’s a lovely picture of Natasha, she’s standing in great light there’s a lovely background and everything else but it’s completely spoiled because it’s not sharp its fuzzy the most people think fuzzy pictures because the shot is out of focus Read more…

Six quick tips to improve your digital photography

For chapter one in my book Stunning Digital Photography, I want to go over some quick tips that can really quickly improve your photography. I’m going to use my favorite model here, Cowboy. The first tip that I have is that I don’t carry a camera bag around nor do I use a lens cap. Read more…

Macro Photography Tips Part 1

macro photography or micro photography as it’s also becoming known as these days is all about getting in close. Now if I’m gonna take a picture of this flower here which to be honest I can’t even focus on with my eyes because i’m turning into such an old git I’m gonna need to get Read more…

Photography Tips – DIY Pop Up Flash Diffuser Part 2

Here we go, come on Jame we’ll be quick bare chested in this weather isn’t a good idea. did you know that James trained both schwarzenegger and Stallone both how to be tough in sub-zero temperatures. Janes that’s it yeah lean on the fence. Perfect. All i’m going to do is just repeat what we Read more…

Photo Idea – Oil on water

I find myself in Bordon, in Hampshire, emptying a mans dishwasher because he took this picture… I hope you will agree it is absolutely brilliant I was so impressed with it, That sent a message to the guy who uploaded it saying ‘how did he do it?’ and he promptly uploaded this one and i Read more…

Photography Tips – Backlight: shooting into the light (Pt 2)

let’s consider what’s going on here for a minute shall we, the boats certainly in the video camera look mostly silhouetted against all these sparkles on the water which is being caused by the Sun which is directedly smack in front of us, and its ricocheting off the water and coming back toward us. in Read more…