Lately, I’ve been making a huge effort to print more of my photos, not just to sell but to hang in the office and around our home. Printing the photos is the final piece of the puzzle, rather than just storing them on computers and sharing online I find printing them gives a new lease of life.Read More
Have you ever thought about how quiet and lonely landscape photography is?
When you think of photography you think of the social side of it, interacting with people but that’s not true for all types of photography. Portrait photography is about getting the model to pose as you want, wedding photographers have to organise the families into the group photos, street photography you often talk to the people you take photos of. Even pet photographers have the owners and pets to deal with, what do you have when taking landscape photos?Read More
For quite a while I raved about Unsplash, I uploaded to Unsplash and I also downloaded from Unsplash. I fully bought into what they were doing and supported it no end. I have also in the past written about why I upload there and actually wrote a whole blog post about the subject.Read More
If you are considering becoming a professional photographer, you might have come here looking for some advice on how you can make this happen. There are many paths that you can take, and many things that you need to know, but luckily for you we are going to be talking about some of them in this article. As such, if you are looking for some information about all the things that you need to know, you have come to the right place! So, keep reading to find out more.Read More
In my camera bag, there is, of course, the usual things you’d expect, camera, lens, batteries, filters etc etc etc. There is also two pouches that I always keep with me if I swap bags these two pouches come with me and you should have them as well.Read More
We all have that favourite portrait lens, and I’m sure we will dream of that lens that will take our photography to the next level. I’ve always dreamed of a 35mm 1.4 for portraits which I’m trying to save my pennies for. I know a lot of photographers prefer an 85mm but for me, it’s just a little too close and I prefer to capture a bit more of surrounds to tell the story.
For the time being, I’m using what I have and that is currently a 50mm 1.8 but the one I have is a brand out of China that is as light as a feather, not weather-sealed and it seems made from plastic. It doesn’t fill me confidence.Read More
Every so often photography goes through a phrase of different things that are popular. Some last a while and others fade as quickly as they came.
One of these is the use of a lensball, they have been around for the best part of a year and if used correctly that can create some effective photos. The norm is for the photographer…or assistant to hold the globe in front of the subject and snap the photo.Read More
With the dark days, it's easy to lack inspiration. Here are some ideas to keep you occupied in the Winter months.Read More
The ability to use filters is a real skill and not something that you can pick up quickly…but using them especially a 10 stop filter can massively change your photography and open up a whole new World of creative.Read More
The Autumn/Winter crossover is possibly the best time to get out with your camera, the slight issue is that the weather is often poor. Rather than sit indoors and dream of the photos you could capture, the memories you could make…wrap up warm and enjoy.Read More