Category: Photography Tips
0 A Few Simple Rules to Help You Take Great Photographs

A Few Simple Rules to Help You Take Great Photographs

A few simple rules If  you're new to photography and would like to take better photographs, whether it's with a dslr or a small compact, then with a few simple rules you'll be able to take some really good shots. Know your camera It may seem an obvious thing to do, but get to know your camera. It's surprising how many ...

0 The Top 20 Photography Websites You Should be Reading

The Top 20 Photography Websites You Should be Reading

Aspiring photographers are extremely lucky these days, there is an absolutely huge wealth of information online to help you learn just about any aspect of photography with guides, tutorials and videos. In this roundup post I'm going to be listing 20 of my favourite resources for learning photography online - add them ...

0 Tips for taking photographs in the Winter

Tips for taking photographs in the Winter

Winter It's that time of the year again; no more Autumn colour to photograph, but, still a good time for taking some interesting photographs though, if you don't mind braving the cold. When we think of photographing in the winter we generally think of snow scenes, but, some great photographs can still be taken even ...

0 Tips for Putting Colour in to Your Photography

Tips for Putting Colour in to Your Photography

Colour interest Colour can add interest and emotional impact to your photographs; vibrant reds, oranges and yellows evokes energy while blues and greens are restful to our eyes.   A popular subject of coloured pencils well captured by Capture queen Primary colours The human eye is drawn to contrast in a photograph, ...

0 Tips for Photographing Landscapes

Tips for Photographing Landscapes

A few basic rules When I first started in photography and started taking pictures of landscapes (and just about everything else), I thought 'why can't I get my photos to look like the ones in the magazines'? I thought my photos looked good, but, when I compared them to other photos I realized that they lacked ...

0 Beginners Guide to the Rule of Thirds

Beginners Guide to the Rule of Thirds

You may have heard of the Rule of Thirds before, it is usually one of the first things that is taught in Photography classes and it is used to help in the composition of your photographs. What is the Rule of Thirds ? Quite simply, you divide an image into 3 parts horizontally and vertically like so : As you are ...

0 Beginners Guide to Shooting in RAW

Beginners Guide to Shooting in RAW

Better Photographs If you're someone who wants to get sharper, more detailed photographs that contains more accurate colours, with a greater dynamic range (the ratio between the lightest and darkest areas of an image), then you should consider shooting in raw. What is RAW? A raw file can be explained as being similar ...

0 Beginners Guide to Depth of Field

Beginners Guide to Depth of Field

Depth of field Depth of field (DOF) can be a little baffling if you're new to photography, but it's easy once you understand the basic principles. Wikipedia defines depth of field as ''the distance between the nearest and farthest objects in a scene that are perceptibly sharp in an image'' so, lets keep it simple. ...

0 Tips for taking Photos in the Autumn/Fall

Tips for taking Photos in the Autumn/Fall

Autumn's Here The days are getting shorter; the leaves are changing colour and will soon fall, 'daddy long-legs' bumping against the windows and spiders in the bath. This can only mean one thing: Autumn's here. So just think of all those lovely photographs you'll be able to take: trees with russet, red and yellow ...

0 5 Handy Tips on How to Photograph Stunning Sunsets

5 Handy Tips on How to Photograph Stunning Sunsets

1. The Golden Hour Now I'm sure you've heard of the 'golden hour' ;the first and last hour of the day when photographers grab their cameras and tripods and set out to their favourite local place to snap that sublime sunset. It's called the 'golden hour' (or magic hour) because of those wonderfull warm hues of reds, ...

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