Photography

Germany’s Financial Capital

Germany’s Financial Capital

Frankfurt is often referred to as the Financial Capital of Germany due to such a economic presence in the city. You have the most number of Stock Exchanges in Frankfurt, more than any city in Europe so you could practically call Frankfurt Euro's Capital. Walking...

Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof HBF

Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof HBF

Last month I had an opportunity to visit Frankfurt. It was after a trip to Barcelona, so its hard to beat. But the city of Frankfurt looks like a financial city. The downtown area although fairly old, has lots of great pubs and restaurants that offer great local food....

Casa Mila La Pedrera – Barcelona

Casa Mila La Pedrera – Barcelona

Casa Mila La Pedrera is one of the amazing creations by Antoni Gaudi an architect responsible for many of the amazing creations that have become a legacy for the city of Barcelona. This building he designed for a couple who wanted to live in but they had the vision of...

Knowing When to Under Expose

Knowing When to Under Expose

This is something that can be tricky to understand so I will keep this as simple as possible. You camera whatever that is is programmed from the manufacture to capture certain amount of light in each shot. So when you are shooting something against white or bright...

3 Reasons to Shoot in Burst Mode when Photographing Kids

3 Reasons to Shoot in Burst Mode when Photographing Kids

Some time ago I did a post about 3 Steps to Taking Better Photographs of Kids where I talked about getting great and sharp photos of kids. One of these items was to shoot in Burst mode or Continuous mode where your camera will take multiple images as long as shutter...

Work the Scene

Work the Scene

What is working the scene? This is something I learnt a while ago. It means that once you are in front of a good subject or location, don't just point and shoot but instead spend some time looking for around  for good compositions and clean shots. While in Paris, I...

5 Blend Modes that every Photographer must Know

5 Blend Modes that every Photographer must Know

Every Photographer who has Photoshop must know how and when to use these 5 blend modes. These are quick and easy tips that all the pros use to enhance their image to help make it stand out from the rest. Jimmy Mcintyre demonstrates this in an easy to use tutorial. The...

Macro Photography with the X-T1

Macro Photography with the X-T1

Shooting Macro with X-T1 Having recently purchased the FujiFilm's flagship professional camera, the "X-T1" I was keen to have a play around with capturing some macro images. I used the 18-135mm XF lens and switched to the Macro mode. It's a bit strange having used the...

Adopting a Mirrorless System – FujiFilm X-T1

Adopting a Mirrorless System – FujiFilm X-T1

I’ve been shooting with Canon gear since 2006 and a great selection of lenses from them. I’m now at a point where its not about the gear or megapixels but more about the fun and exciting of creating great images. Now over the years, travelling around with all the gear...

The Black Glass – Long Exposure Photography

The Black Glass – Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure photography is a way to capture time and movement in one single exposure. The technique requires that your exposure be anywhere from couple of seconds to a few minutes long. The beauty of such photograph is the ability to show you something that you...

Why should I shoot in RAW?

Why should I shoot in RAW?

Why should I shoot in RAW? This is a question people often ask, especially newbies, people who are just starting off in photography. As soon as pick up a digital camera you realise quickly that you can almost shoot more than twice as many JPEG images as you can RAW...

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