Photography

Understanding Lens Distortion Visually

Understanding Lens Distortion Visually

Lens distortion is the affect on the image due to the elements in the lens. Often when taking portraits of people this distortion can affect the result which is why wider focal lengths such as 18mm or 24mm are generally not preferred. You often read about 85mm being...

Photographic Use Of A Sunroof

Photographic Use Of A Sunroof

Having a sunroof is great when it's warm and sunny but I've discovered a creative use for a sunroof when it comes to Photography. But its not when it's sunny, which you have probably figured out by now. When it rains the flat glass gathers the small rain drops into...

Lightroom Dashboard – Catalog Analytics

Lightroom Dashboard – Catalog Analytics

Ever wonder what kind of photographer you are, technically? What's your favourite Aperture? What's your favourite Focal Length? In 2014, I did a post about Lightroom Analytics (obsolete) which as a plugin you could download and use to analyse your catalog....

Photography isn’t real until you have a Print in hand

Photography isn’t real until you have a Print in hand

Prints are real, you can touch them, feel them and frame them. So many of us just keep taking pictures and sharing them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+ and whatever else you can share your images online. Far too many of us actually go ahead and print images....

LRInstagram – A Lightroom Plugin for Instagram

LRInstagram – A Lightroom Plugin for Instagram

Finally, a Desktop solution for publishing your images to Instagram straight out of Lightroom. The solution is a neat little plugin by LR/Instagram which is designed for Windows and Mac and works with Lightroom Version 3.0 and up to Lightroom CC. The plugin lets you...

ON1 Photo RAW – Is it the future?

ON1 Photo RAW – Is it the future?

ON1 has released some news about a RAW editor that they have been working on and will be releasing it this fall (northern hemisphere) which would be spring where I am. There are some pretty big claims that it can render Sony 42 Megapixel in a fraction of a second and...

A Practical Composition Guide – Patterns

A Practical Composition Guide – Patterns

In continuation to my series on Composition this post is about seeing and capturing 'Patterns' natural or man-made. Patters are all around us so when it comes to composing images it requires a unique perspective to understand how to best capture these patterns. How to...

Apple Announces new OS X Ratcliff 10.12

Apple Announces new OS X Ratcliff 10.12

Apple announced its next OS X Ratcliff (version 10.12) that will be released on 25th April, 2016 that is said to be 4x faster that its predecessor OS X El Capitan. It's CEO Tim Cook published in a recent press release that this next release was predominantly focused...

Google Nik Collection now Free (save $150)

Google Nik Collection now Free (save $150)

Google has announce this week (on March 25th) that its Nik Collection which was previously priced at $150 is now available for FREE!! The complete bundle is a great collection of tools for HDR, Portrait, Landscape, Black and White, Sharpening and Noise reduction that...

What is your Go To Lens?

What is your Go To Lens?

What is your Go To Lens? Ever been asked this question by another photographer? If you don't let me help you define what is a Go To Lens: It is a lens that you love to use most of the time. This is not your favourite lens but more an all purpose lens that can cater...

People with Cameras in Sydney

People with Cameras in Sydney

Fujifilm Australia along with Think Tank Photo and Mind Shift Gear organised an unique event "People with Cameras" in Sydney which was open to all, from Smartphone users to high end D-SLR users. No bars on brands, a truly open event. Typically you'd see that when...

My Fujifilm Gear Setup In Messenger Bag

My Fujifilm Gear Setup In Messenger Bag

In this video I show you how I have organised my Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag to fit my Fujifilm gear with all the lens in this bag. The bag is such a great travel bag which lets you pack all your gear in a compact yet stylish looking bag. The bag supported the...

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