I like to think of myself as an avid photographer, but there are times when the creativity wanes and the inspiration dries up. The trigger finger stiffens from lack of use and generally I start to suffer from photographer’s malaise. This is when auto-pilot needs to kick in and get me up and running again. […]
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Every one of us needs to be inspired to shoot photos at some time in our photographic journeys. Sometimes inspiration comes naturally while on other occasions it is just like writer’s block. So how can you get inspired? Can you create inspiration or must you just wait? Let’s take a look at some sources of […]
There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us start out as generalists, shooting anything and everything that tickles our fancies. But eventually you need to decide on what type of photographer you are […]
With the advent of digital cameras and the huge amount of features, close-up photography has become the domain for everyone. The simple macro feature on the current generation of digital compacts has opened up this world to virtually anyone with a camera. Of course the ideal situation is the use of SLRs but it’s not […]
2011 has come and gone and we enter 2012 hopefully wiser and more experienced on our digital photography journey. If you haven’t learnt any lessons from 2012 it’s time to sit down and do a quick evaluation. If you still haven’t then takee a look at the lessons I’ve learned and maybe you’ll learn something […]
To the uninitiated, the idiot mode functions on their newly acquired DSLR camera could be viewed as a real feature that will transform their photography. The idiot modes are the little face, landscape scene, runner, or flower on the mode dial on a camera. If you really aren’t going anywhere in your photography then they […]
If you’d like to shoot weddings like the pros do, you need to take a few tips from them. They’ve learned the easiest way to do things and the most effective ways of getting stunning shots. Unless you want to learn from the school of hard knocks, take a few tips. Weddings are the biggest day in the lives of most couples and it needs to be perfect. You only get one chance; there are no retakes and once the day is over so is the opportunity. So, get it right first time and you’ll have a happy bridal couple, less stress and money in your bank account. Create a shot list – this is absolutely vital and every pro uses one.
Every parent’s excitement at the birth of their first child is reflected in the hundreds of photos taken by parents and grandparents. With the advent of digital photography this has increased dramatically. The birth of subsequent children causes this rate to diminish. If the rate does it should be as result of better quality images and not because the novelty has worn off. Here’s how to get great baby shots. The early years of a child are very exciting and you need to document as much as you. Too many photos is better than too few.
If you love flowers and photography, then you probably take a lot of photos of flowers. The best way to appreciate flowers is by shooting them close-up. They have magnificent details and their colors are amazing. The great thing about flowers is that you can shoot them indoors or outdoors. Some of my most successful […]
Many of us have heard of bracketing and then discarded it as something too difficult or impractical. But this little technique can almost guarantee you the perfect exposure every time. Let’s take a look at a few simple steps to great images. In the old days of film photography, it was difficult to bracket if […]