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4 Approaches to Portrait Photography

Portraiture Approaches. There are essentially four approaches in photographic portraiture: constructionist, environmental, candid and creative. Each approach has been used over time for different reasons be they technical, artistic or cultural. The constructionist approach is when the photographer in their portraiture...

Tilt Shift Photography for Awesome Miniature Effects

Tilt Shift Photography Tips and Tricks. This kind of photography is a technique that uses a special configuration within your camera or software enabling you to capture scenes in miniature scale. Shooting a simple scene is best as this recreates...

A Beginners Guide to the Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thirds Composition. The rule of thirds is a guideline to assist you compose your images. The purpose is to divide your image into nine equal parts by equally spacing two horizontal and two vertical imaginary lines. The...

A Beginners Guide to Awesome Street Photography

Street Photography Tips and Decisive Moments. Street photography contains images that capture decisive moments in life. These images should be un-staged and explore the relationships between individuals and their surroundings. Street Photography Tips – Locations You don’t need to stay on...

How to Photograph Your Pets Like a Pro

Photographing your Pet Tips and Tricks. Pet photography involves several aspects that are very similar to traditional studio portraits except one thing! Unlike us they simply wont pose for the camera and it’s not an easy task trying to...

Five Easy Tricks to Improve Your Photography

Five Basic Tricks to Better Photography. As the old saying goes, ‘a good workman never blames his tools’ and the same applies to photography! A camera is only as good as the person using it, and although you may...

Understanding White Balance and How to Use It

Understanding White Balance and How to use it. The white balance setting on your camera controls the “colour temperature” of your image. Have you ever noticed when shooting an image that it may sometimes appear a little too orange...

Choosing the right Lens for your Camera

Choosing the right Lens for your DSLR. So you’ve got your first DSLR which it came with a kit lens but now you want add another lens or two! The question we all ask ourselves is ‘how do I pick...

How to Improve your Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography. You’re on holiday and come across a beautiful landscape. You get out your camera to capture the splendour only to arrive home, look at the images and find them lifeless, lacking colour and boring! Landscape photography doesn’t require...

HDR High Dynamic Range Photography

High-dynamic-range imaging (HDR) is a process used in photography to capture a greater dynamic range between the lightest and darkest areas of an image. When you take a photo the camera sensor is limited to the amount of detail...

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Sony 16-35 G-Master Review. The Sony FE 2.8 16-35 GM is the latest addition to Sony’s premium lens lineup and costs around USD 2,300. After...

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Minolta 50mm f1.4 Rokkor Review. This is a solid all metal lens and I managed to pick one up in beautiful condition from eBay for...

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