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10 Items to pack for your Holiday

10 Items to pack for your Holiday

Holidays are a time to enjoy, relax and be with loved ones. Choosing what camera gear to take for your holiday can be tough decision. What you don't want to do is carry your entire kit of lens with you. After all, on a holiday with family or friends the last thing you...

Dubai the Land of Riches

Dubai the Land of Riches

Dubai the Land of Riches, is absolutely amazing. The land of sand, oil, gold and magnificent landscapes. I had the opportunity to stop over in Dubai during a work trip so spent two nights in Dubai in June 2011. Which is not a ideal, as it's a hot city as it is, but in...

Backlit Flowers

Backlit Flowers

Flowers are always an interesting subject to shoot. You can play with depth of field (DOF), Macro, Water drops and lighting. This weekend I spent half a hour playing with some flowers that my wife had bought. I wanted to try something with lighting and particularly...

No Tripods Allowed – Yeah right

No Tripods Allowed – Yeah right

For a photographer Tripod is a essential item (not an accessory) but if you go to popular tourist spots you are often bound to see the sign "No Tripods". Especially when you go into churches, cathedrals or museums. That is really a shame, because in such places you...

iPhoneography by Greg Mulvaney

Greg Mulvaney is a sports photographer based in Newcastle, north of Sydney. His website features some great collection of photos taken with his iPhone. Last year in 2010 he completed a 365 day project with his iPhone. A 365 day project is pretty self explanatory, it...

Battery Grip for your DSLR

Battery Grip for your DSLR

Battery grip is a must have accessory if you are serious user of your DSLR. Battery grip has many benefits but the most important benefit is the shutter release when shooting portrait orientation. Shooting portrait orientation without a battery grip means that you are...

Protect your DSLR LCD from Smears Scratches

Protect your DSLR LCD from Smears Scratches

The most common issue I've seen with the DSLR LCD screen is that it will get smears of your hands and finger prints very easily. It also attracts any small amount of oil excreted by the skin and constantly getting it of off is annoying. You can go an get an after...

Panoramic and HDR marker Start/Finish

Panoramic and HDR marker Start/Finish

As much fun it is taking Panoramic and HDR photos it is often a challenge once you get them downloaded on your computer to recognise the start and finish of a sequence. So how to define a start and a finish marker, well it's quite easy and simple. This is something...

Amazing example of Time-lapse Photography

Brilliant example of time lapse photography by Terje Sorgjerd. Visit his Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/TSOPhotography The Mountain from Terje Sorgjerd on Vimeo.

Shoot Extreme Macro without Macro Lens

Shoot Extreme Macro without Macro Lens

Macro Shooting Macro shooting is really extreme close up of subjects such as flowers and objects. However, usually you need a proper Macro Lens that gives you 1:1 magnification (which means the subject is projected life size on the camera sensor). Non-Macro lens can...

Water Droplets

Water Droplets

Photographing water drops is great fun and somewhat challenging at the same time. To get crisp photographs from your camera you need to ensure that you either setup the scene indoors or outdoors. In the case you are shooting outdoors you want to ensure that there is...

How to take a photo like this #1

How to take a photo like this #1

We have launched a brand new series called 'How to take a photo like this'. Each post will present a photo recipe and explain in detail how to take this kind of photo. Today's post focuses on taking a very close-up image of a leaf to capture its veins in detail....

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