Street Photography Part 3 – Candid

there’s always something going on on the market isn’t there? Driving a bus through here can’t be that fun. in the other two street photography films i hope that I’ve got you used to be in a public place and taking pictures. In part one it was about not worrying if people come up and Read more…

Focal Length Explained 1 – Don’t just zoom – MOVE!

Quite often when you go out shooting with your camera you’ll probably see a scene that you think’s interesting; frame it up a bit and then zoom around with your zoom to try and get the composition that you want, but there is a much better way of doing things than this. If you consider Read more…

Photography Tips – Backlighting – an Introduction

another way you can go against conventional wisdom is to shoot against the light this is called back lighting I’ve got a rim, a halo running across my shoulders through my hair and down the other side, it’s called a rim light this is caused by back lighting and it’s making it extra decorative i Read more…

Photography Tips – Focal Length Changes 3 Things – Focal Length Explained 2

When you change the focal length of your lens either by zooming in and out or perhaps by putting on a short wide angled lens not only are you changing the magnification that’s what makes far off things come closer you’re changing three other things as well. You’re gonna have an impact on perspective, depth Read more…

Portrait Photography Tips with Bella West FBIPP FRPS

Okay, well I’ve selected this locations because it’s where the family live, and i want to incorporate the environment into the portrait, that’s really important. uh.. not only am i going to do a portrait of Lauren here, i want to almost make it a piece of art. so.. er like a landscape. so if Read more…

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…