Vermeer’s Camera and Tim’s Vermeer

Welcome to todays Lunch Hour Lecture, my name’s Prof. Bob Sheil, Director of the School of Architecture I’m really looking forward to todays talk for all sorts of reasons. Introductions to these lectures are always very short, but particularly in respect to todays speaker, I couldn’t begin to attempt to describe his career trajectory in Read more…

BA (Hons) Photography

Music and Titles Music Emily Carver: I chose to study at LSBU because of a few reasons, such as the location which is incredibly central to London, but it’s also just south of the river so you’re really close to all of these institutions and practitioners. Thomas Chaplin: Waking up, being able to just walk 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…

Iconic Australian Photography

I’m Alan Davies, curator of photographs at the State Library of New South Wales. I’ve been in this job 25 years and I’m still very passionate about photography. Australia’s very lucky – we’ve had the camera around from about 50 years after the beginning of the colony. We show much of our history through photographs. 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…

Street Photography Part 2 – people photography

so here we are, back on the market and this time we’re easing you in to photographing the people. Now when you’re photographing the people it’s human interaction you’re looking for. It’s people doing things together, a laugh a smile a joke, something like that. the best way to ease your way into photographing strangers 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…