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Timing in Photography Composition

Timing in Photography Composition

When we create photographic images, we would like our compositions to be different and eye-catching—even when the subject is common. We all know that timing is extremely important in photography, as it can make all the difference between an excellent image and one that is mundane. We have the standard timing of sunsets—we have to […]

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Is Enhancing My Digital Images Really Worth the Effort?

Is Enhancing My Digital Images Really Worth the Effort?

I run a photography workshop on cruise ships called “Enjoy Your Camera”. In all my time doing this, I have lost count of the number of times I have been asked about digital enhancement by photographers of all skill levels. The question is always the same: is enhancing my digital images really worth the effort? […]

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Power of the Leading Line in Composition

Power of the Leading Line in Composition

Often the basis for composition, lines can create a sense of movement because our eyes instinctively follow them. As an essential part of composition, we should always consider any leading lines that make up part of the image. Why? Because they can be powerful. They can balance an image, link selected elements together and draw […]

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Photography: Your Personal View of the World

Photography: Your Personal View of the World

Photography can help you regain a fresh and invigorating view on the world around you. It helps you to see everything more clearly as you look for a new vision to capture as your personal view of the world. The Photographer’s Eye As a photographer you’ll see more than other people because you’re actively looking […]

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The Key to All Your Photography

The Key to All Your Photography

As a photography teacher, I have the pleasure of running a one-day photographic course on how to “Enjoy Your Camera”. Over the past few years, hundreds of people of all ages and skill levels have joined me in my class – showing up with all manner of different equipment. In addition to holding classes, I […]

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Some Thoughts on Composition

Some Thoughts on Composition

When we talk about composition it’s all about the elements that make up the picture – the light, where it falls, how it falls, when it falls, from which vantage point you take the picture, the point of central focus, color, balance, etc. – and how they all interact. Aperture, shutter speed and ISO ratings […]

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Memory Card Handling Tips for Photographers

Memory Card Handling Tips for Photographers

Our memory cards are absolutely essential to our photography, and should anything happen to one, we run the risk of losing valuable memories. Yet the average photographer tends to treat memory cards in a pretty cavalier manner, taking for granted that they will simply keep on working and safely storing images. Fortunately in most cases […]

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The Main Point of Interest in Photography

The Main Point of Interest in Photography

Many people new to photography wish their pictures had more of an impact. Ensuring there is a main point of interest in the composition is a great way to make your photos have just that. Your first step should be to identify what you would like your main point of interest to be, and then […]

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How to Capture Images with Depth and Form

How to Capture Images with Depth and Form

Shapes make wonderful images but our eyes see in three dimensions, and the camera doesn’t. The camera only sees things in a flat two-dimensional view, which can be pretty boring. How do we give the feel of form to shapes in our photographs? We can only do this by variations of light and shade, which […]

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Get More Out of Your Photography

Get More Out of Your Photography

Enjoying photography often means experiencing the day at times filled with wonder – times not normally enjoyed by everyone else. The feeling we photographers get when we are actually there is impossible to express in words and the overall point of this type of photography is to “be there.” In the early mornings (and especially […]

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