If You Can Read, You Can Write

Everywhere you go, you see words. Remember all those papers you had to write in college. How about all those notes you wrote to your boyfriend or girlfriend in high school? Everyone has a little “writer” inside themselves. If you can read you can most definitely write. Continue reading

Develop Your Street Photography Skills

Street photography has become very popular over the past couple of years. It’s a style of photography that’s been around since the early days of film cameras, and the recent rise is partly explained by developments in technology. Digital cameras are incredibly easy to use, and you don’t need to be a skilled photographer to produce great pictures with one. The development of cameras on mobile phones means that most people always have a device to hand ready to shoot pictures. The ease of use and availability of cameras has driven the rise in street photography. Continue reading

How To Bust Your Weight Plateau

If you have been trying to lose weight, then you already know that it involves a lot of hard work, determination and sweat.  The one common problem that most people seem to run into while dieting is what to do when they hit that all too common “plateau”.  That frustrating point when the needle on the scale just won’t budge anymore, regardless of what you do. Continue reading

Essentials of Photography – How to Avoid Blurry Pictures

Taking blurry pictures is one of the most common mistakes made by photographers. It’s not just a problem for casual snappers, even serious photographers get focussing wrong sometimes. There’s nothing worse than taking a great photograph and realising it’s blurred when you later view it. Sharp pictures always look fantastic, and it’s worth a little extra effort each time you press the shutter button to ensure focussing is right. Continue reading

Mastering Shutter Speed for Creative Photography

Shutter speed is one of the key controls the photographer can use to control the appearance of pictures. If you are using your camera in automatic mode, you are missing out on the opportunity to create awesome photographs. Once you understand how shutter speed influences the outcome of your pictures, you can take creative control. Continue reading

How to Photograph London

London is one of the most vibrant and exciting capital cities in the world. Its history can be traced back hundreds of years and there is clear evidence of this throughout the city. London is a leading tourist destination and offers a huge range of photographic opportunities for any visitor. Continue reading

The Most Exciting New Features of the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 has finally been released, and Apple fans will now be able to get their hands on the latest version of the smartphone. If you are debating whether to choose the iPhone 5 for your next handset or whether to go with something different like an Android or Windows Phone device, here are some of the most exciting new features of the iPhone 5 to help you to decide whether it is enough to sway your decision. Continue reading