Category: Photography Tips
0 Just what is Real Tilt Shift Photography ?

Just what is Real Tilt Shift Photography ?

Tilt-shift photographs nowadays are mostly all about making things look miniature. This is mostly done via post-processing with various plugins that add blur, distortion and color enhancements. This definition is actually a misnomer. Pentagon by mjbaird The Real Tilt and Shift Tilt and Shift are lens motions which ...

0 How to Photograph Dramatic Skys

How to Photograph Dramatic Skys

Forms and textures Skys, particularly dramatic ones, can  make some awe- inspiring  photographs with the clouds playing the biggest part, their different forms and textures continually evolve into some truly spectacular colours and shapes. A sky that looks mundane and uninteresting one moment can look colourful and ...

0 Most Common Photographic Mistakes (Beginners Guide)

Most Common Photographic Mistakes (Beginners Guide)

Common mistakes So, you've bought your new digital camera and now you can't wait to get out there and start taking some photos. But just before you start snapping away, you might want to take a look at some of the most common mistakes made in photography so you can avoid making them. Holding the camera incorrectly. A ...

0 8 simple photography tips for the beginner

8 simple photography tips for the beginner

Same rules Whatever camera you use, whether it's a small compact or a full frame dslr, the rules for taking a good photograph are basically the same, once you've learned them, then you can start to experiment and even disregard them entirely if you choose. 1) Keep it affordable If you're just starting out in ...

0 A Beginners Guide on How to Photograph Flowers

A Beginners Guide on How to Photograph Flowers

Vibrant colours With all their vibrant colours and various shapes and easy access, it's no wonder that flowers are a popular choice for those who are new to photography. It may seem easy to just walk up to a flower and snap a picture, but if you want your pictures to stand out, then, with a little planning and ...

0 Some tips for taking photographs in the Summer

Some tips for taking photographs in the Summer

Long summer days There must be more photographs taken in the summer than any other season. Today, more people own a camera of one sort or another than ever before; it maybe a digital slr, a modest compact or a mobile phone, and they're all snapping away during those long, warm summer days, and it's no wonder, there's ...

0 How to photograph silhouettes

How to photograph silhouettes

Silhouettes When photographing subjects against a bright background, such as a sunset, you'd probably use your flash to help lighten your subject. But there are times when making your subject appear featureless, apart from the outline, will convey more mystery, drama and mood to your image, we're talking silhouettes. ...

0 Tips to Help you Take Amazing Photos of Architecture

Tips to Help you Take Amazing Photos of Architecture

If you want to photograph buildings you will need to bare some tips in mind if you would like to elevate your shots above mere holiday snaps to something with a little more style. There are so many approaches to this style of photography, how do you know where to start? Thats where today's guide comes in, follow these ...

0 Tips for Photographing the Coastal Landscape

Tips for Photographing the Coastal Landscape

Drawn to the seaside Photographers are frequently drawn to our coasts and shores, with such a wealth of subjects to photograph, you can see why; spectacular sunsets and sunrises over large expanses of sky and sea, the dramatic motion of  the sea and waves in a storm, a serene fishing harbour, or just walking along the ...

0 Tips for Taking Photographs in the Spring

Tips for Taking Photographs in the Spring

Great opportunities With spring just around the corner, there'll be some great opportunities to get some good photographs. After those short, dull, cold winter days, Spring brings fresh new life to our shores; new leaves on the trees and hedges, fields turning green, summer migrants soon arriving,and longer and warmer ...

0 Understanding Terms Used in Photography – Part 1

Understanding Terms Used in Photography – Part 1

Common terms used There are many terms used in photography that can seem a little baffling. As there's so many different terms used, I will begin here with part 1 of this tutorial to explain some of the most common terms you may come across. Crop factor In the days before digital cameras, most SLR's (film cameras) had ...

0 Fun ways to display your photographic images

Fun ways to display your photographic images

Different ways to display your photos Most of us keep our digital photographs on our PC or mobile/cell phone, or as printed images  in our photo albums. But there are other ways to display our photographic images. Here's a few examples: Photos on canvas Why not print your photographs on to canvas instead of framing ...

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