How to photograph fireworks

If you are new to DSLR photography you might be amazed by how easy it is to capture fireworks and how good the results are even in automatic modes. However, if you are an experienced DSLR photographer you are probobly looking to push the art of photographing fireworks to extraordinary spectacular places by going deeper […]

8 Must Know Tips for Printing Your Photos

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Printing Photos If you are serious about showing off your ‘wow’  photographs and are looking towards hanging them in galleries or selling them to be framed in a place of pride, you need to think beyond your camera and computer screen, and consider printers, paper and frames. You may want […]

How to do Macro Photography

Get up Close and Personal Macro photography is the art of capturing the fine detail of very small subjects that may not even able to be visible to the naked eye. These images can be blown up, maybe even to billboard size. It produces those awe-inspiring shots where the viewer looks right into the eyes […]

How to organize your images in Adobe Lightroom

Getting the most out of Lightroom [and keeping yourself sane] Adobe Lightroom may not have been a full revolution for photo editors and photographers, but it has been a fair shake of the stick. Unlike Photoshop that requires a lot saving of big files and can be heavy on your system, it works on previews […]

5 Gadgets Every Landscape Photographer Should Know About

You need Photography Gadgets! There you go… If your ‘other half’ asks “Why are you buying all these gadgets?” Tell them I said you need em! There are a lot of gadgets on the market targeting landscape photographers and many of them deserve a place in your kit. Some of them you can definitely do […]

7 tips for photographing people

How to improve your people photos… Photographing people can be an absolute joy or bring disappointment. You don’t need a lot of equipment or fancy set ups to get those shots, but you do need some basic grounding in using light and gesture. Then its a matter of practice combined with experience and instinct. I […]

Best Lenses for Portrait Photography

How to pick your portrait lens… There is no one best lens for portraits, it all depends on the situation, your camera, your shooting style and your artistic vision. Some photographers will choose a mid-to-long lens zooms, others will choose mid-range prime lenses and a few prefer macros. While the expensive brand lenses usually guarantee […]

What every Photographer needs to know about Depth of Field

Understanding Depth of Field Depth of field refers to the range of distances that appear sharp in your image. It is the precise area in front of and behind the subject that will appear sharp and hence the focal point of the photograph. Some images may have very small zones of focus with a blurred background […]

Ten tips on how to hold your DSLR camera

So, why is holding your DSLR camera correctly important? Many photographers spend thousands of dollars on fast lenses or the latest cameras, and then dedicate themselves to mastering fancy settings and speeds, yet they never take a few minutes to think about the way they are holding their camera and how that affects their images. […]