Understanding Basic Light Properties

Understanding Basic Light Properties

It's important to know the physical properties of each light source.

 
The Top 5 Most Exasperating Photography Myths

The Top 5 Most Exasperating Photography Myths

Non-photographers hold countless misconceptions.

 
5 Ideas for Great Indoor Macro Photography

5 Ideas for Great Indoor Macro Photography

There are so many photo opportunities in a regular home.

 
How to Capture Motion and Blur in Photography

How to Capture Motion and Blur in Photography

There is no one way that is right or wrong to capture motion.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Narrative Wedding Photography: Telling a Story

Narrative Wedding Photography: Telling a Story

As a Staffordshire based wedding photographer I look at a lot of wedding photography and it’s can be very hard to see something you love and not want to replicate the image in your next wedding. However, I don’t think that is the right way to approach shooting the day. Everyday is different and each […]

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Why One Nikon Photographer Switched to Sony (Video)

Why One Nikon Photographer Switched to Sony (Video)

It’s a rat race for the world’s top camera brands to hold the title of “best camera.” But what is sometimes considered the “best” is based on personal bias—like sentiments for a brand or general lack of knowledge about another competitor. Or, we may succumb to the cliché that bigger is better, which in the […]

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How to Use Short Lighting for Portrait Photography

How to Use Short Lighting for Portrait Photography

Short lighting, by definition, refers to when the main light illuminates the side of the face that is turned away from the camera. This lets light fall on the narrow side of the face leaving a shadow on the broad side of the face, which is facing the camera. The actual position of the light […]

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Landscape Photography eBooks on Sale This Week

Landscape Photography eBooks on Sale This Week

Professional landscape photographer Christopher O’Donnell has created many amazing educational eBooks on the difficult aspects of his craft and is offering drastic discounts for the holidays. If you are looking for more help in any of these areas, now is a good time to check them out: 1. The Complete Landscape Photography eBook Collection – voucher […]

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Camera Metering for Landscape Photography

Camera Metering for Landscape Photography

When photographing landscapes, it is essential to have the correct meter setting activated to achieve proper exposure results. The meter setting on your camera helps you decide what combination of aperture and shutter speed to use in order to get a correctly exposed photograph. All cameras are different, but should have similar “on board” camera […]

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How to Get a Perfect Exposure in Snow

How to Get a Perfect Exposure in Snow

Ever snap the *perfect* snow scene, just to find it came out gray and dreary? As you probably know, snow can be pretty tricky to work with, especially when it comes to exposure and external lighting. With that in mind and with winter upon us, the folks at The Slanted Lens shot this video to […]

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