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

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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

10 Essential Photoshop Tips for Photographers

Photoshop is now well established as the leading photo-editing software for photographers. Competing products and alternatives have emerged, but Photoshop remains the first choice for most photographers. The possibilities for photomanipulation are infinite and are limited only by the imagination. Even for more conventional photography, Photoshop can be used to make instant improvements to most pictures. Essential Photoshop tips include. Continue reading

Light as a Subject in Photography

Many photographers would say something like portraits or landscapes are their favourite subjects for photography, and light itself is often ignored as a subject. Photography is dependent on light to form an image on the film, and developing a deeper understanding of it can enhance the work of any photographer. Continue reading

Simple Guide: How to Photograph

Taking good quality photos can seem like a daunting task, but once you know the basic tips any beginner photographer with the determination to effectively capture life through photos can transform into a creative camera expert. Continue reading

Macro-Photography 101: Equipment and Technique

Macro-photography is photographing subjects extremely up close. Usually the subjects are very small, such as animals, insects, plants, and so on. Macro-photography is a specialized discipline requiring certain equipment and skill sets. Continue reading