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Tempted to Buy a New Camera?

Tempted to Buy a New Camera?
We’ve all done it. It starts of innocently enough, you check a few photography blogs but then a simple comment or two about a camera and you’re off on a tangent! Before you know it you’re looking at new mirrorless cameras from Olympus, old film cameras from Contax, lenses from Leica, ND Filters, Speedlights, read ...

The Secret Of Perfect Colour In Your Photography

The Secret Of Perfect Colour In Your Photography
The Secret Of Perfect Colour In Your Photography By Amy Renfrey My neighbour placed a 20 page photo album on the counter and opened the first page for me. Staring back at me was the first photo; her little boy against a plain white background in a studio. His sad eyes looked blankly at the ...

Controlling the Sun for Outdoor Portrait Photography

Controlling the Sun for Outdoor Portrait Photography
Shooting outdoors provides much for the portrait photography: natural light, a variety of locations, and a more natural feel. For the average subject, the studio can be an intimidating place but the problem with shooting outdoors is that you are at the mercy of nature when it comes to light. There are a few techniques ...

Choosing And Changing D-SLR Lenses

Choosing And Changing D-SLR Lenses
Choosing And Changing D-SLR Lenses By Gideon Cornelius Van Niekerk Normally when you purchase a D-SLR camera, it comes out with a lens or lenses, but you are not restricted to using only them. D-SLR cameras have a wide variety of lenses made for them, but there are pitfalls. In this article, we will talk ...

14 Great Tips for Better Holiday Photos

14 Great Tips for Better Holiday Photos
14 Great Tips for Better Holiday Photos By: Sean McCarthy Do you want better holiday photos? Are your snaps a bit of a let down? Follow my 10 top tips to get photos that will live up to the memories. You’ll be amazed how good they’ll look and your friends and family will too. 1. ...

Can a Photograph Ever Be Perfect?

Can a Photograph Ever Be Perfect?
Can a Photograph Ever Be Perfect? By Margaret Cranford On a beautiful spring morning, I chose to take a picture of the flawless, perfect blue sky overhead to use in my blog. There was not a single wisp of cloud, not the hint of a contrail, not even a bird to spoil the perfect blueness, ...

Nikon Equipment for Wildlife and Nature Photography

Nikon Equipment for Wildlife and Nature Photography
Nikon Equipment for Wildlife and Nature Photography By: Christina Craft [Note: This article does not advocate Nikon equipment above other brands. It simply offers some advice to people who are already shooting with a Nikon system.] Choosing the Right Digital SLR for Your Nature Photography It is very true that it doesn’t matter what equipment ...

Work Harder for a Great Photograph

Work Harder for a Great Photograph
Work Harder for a Great Photograph By Margaret Cranford I am a great exponent of always carrying a camera with you. You never know when you are going to come across an unrepeatable moment that you need to capture. Excellent compact cameras are widely available, and mobile phone pictures often give high quality results, so ...

10 Tips For Using Adobe Photoshop

10 Tips For Using Adobe Photoshop
10 Tips For Using Adobe Photoshop By: Paul Wilson Like a brush is to a painter an essential skill in the field of graphic design is Photoshop. The software offers increased productivity as well as flexibility. The features include aspects like file browser, vanishing point tool, smart sharpen filter, noise reduction filter, smart objects, as ...

Developing Your Eye

Developing Your Eye
Developing Your Eye By Margaret Cranford Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot depends most on your eye. Look at the photographs you see every day, in magazines, the press, or on display in a gallery. The shots ...