Category Archives: Techniques

Tips for Getting Started in Street Photography ~ Owen Vachell

This article will help you with those all important decisions for getting started in street photography. Including the best gear to use, settings to apply, and what to do about the tricky topic of photographing people in public. Any image … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY BY MOONLIGHT ~ Adrian Skiles

Moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. The mood conveyed in moonlight photography can be quite different than in other lighting circumstances. Good Article…

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Blood Moon 2018: How to photograph the total lunar eclipse on 27 July 2018 ~ Jamie Carter

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will occur on 27 July 2018, and it will be visible to all photographers in the UK – clear skies allowing.  The spectacle will see the moon turn an orangey, reddish … Continue reading

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The beginner’s guide to photographing the night sky ~ Jamie Carter

Night-sky photography is getting very popular, and the internet – particularly Instagram – is full of stunning images of star fields and the Milky Way. They may look like highly polished images taken by photographers with years of experience, but … Continue reading

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Astrophotography: How-to guides, tips and videos on getting your best shots ~ Digital Camera

Astrophotography might make you think of prohibitively expensive camera kit and complicated techniques, but there aren’t necessary for successful captures.  In fact, even with just a basic DSLR, a tripod and a shutter release cable, there’s a lot you can … Continue reading

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SLC-0L-02: Shiny Object, Using an iPhone and the Sun ~ Strobist

Whether photographing people or objects, how you approach your lighting is far more important than what camera and lighting gear you use. To illustrate, today we are going to photograph a complex, mirrored surface—an alto saxophone—using just an iPhone for … Continue reading

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Pro interview: Sue Bishop ~ Graeme Green

A childhood love of flowers has taken photographer and author Sue Bishop on adventures around the world, from Tuscany to Texas, always seeking out the most colourful, beautiful, flower-filled landscapes to photograph. Some Great Ideas…

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How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples) ~ Jason D. Little

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing upon objects that are billions of years old and light years away, yet so many … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Making Better Photos In Mist And Fog ~ Jason D. Little

I don’t know about you, but on days when fog or mist dominate the atmosphere I feel similarly overcome by sluggishness. Staring out the window into the haze, I figure I’ll just take it easy while I wait for conditions … Continue reading

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5 ADVANCED TIPS FOR STREET PHOTOGRAPHY ~ James Maher

So you know how to read the light and capture a sharp shot. You’re confident in your compositions. You’re not afraid to capture people candidly. You’ve found that this is something that you enjoy doing and you want to continue … Continue reading

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