Photography

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...

Google+ Themes

Google+ Themes

If you are like me and love to participate in Google Plus photography themes from B&W to Macro and anything in between then you must know the painful challenge that you face. The problem is that you can't copy paste the Curator theme text from one post to another,...

What is your crash plan?

What is your crash plan?

You love taking pictures but do you backup! What is your strategy for making sure your treasured and priceless images are safe? Well most people don't think about this at all or think but never act. There are many discussions and posts on the web that explain the pros...

Breaking the Rules – Dead Centre

Breaking the Rules – Dead Centre

Rules are meant to be broken. Photography should not be controlled by the rules but be based on the feeling that it creates. Traditional photographers will still tell you that rules should be followed. However, not having learnt things the traditional way but more by...

3 Steps to Taking Better Photographs of Kids

3 Steps to Taking Better Photographs of Kids

As parents, uncles, aunties and grandparents you will have young children or babies around you whom you love to photograph and photograph beautifully to capture their innocence. As a parent myself, I love to capture photos of my daughter doing various different...

How to Clean your Benro Tripod?

How to Clean your Benro Tripod?

Benro Tripods are great, ever since I got my Benro Tripod (Benro C2682TB1 Transformer Travel Angel Carbon Fiber Tripod) I've loved using it. Its Carbon Fibre, compact and steady tripod that you can take with you everywhere with easy. It fits in any carry on luggage so...

How to Remember which Memory Card you have Used?

How to Remember which Memory Card you have Used?

Memory Cards The challenge I've faced is that often on holiday I fill up one card and then switch to another and then another. But after a few days of shooting I may put an already used card in the camera thinking its free but then realise that its full, as the camera...

Getting the Correct Exposure – avoid Light Leak from Viewfinder

Getting the Correct Exposure – avoid Light Leak from Viewfinder

One Rainy Morning in Perth On my recent work trip to Perth in September I was up early as Perth was 2hr behind Sydney so I decided to go out early morning to take some landscape shots. In one of the shot my camera was pointing west and therefore viewfinder was facing...

Nail Free Wall Mounting Your Prints & Frames

Nail Free Wall Mounting Your Prints & Frames

Getting some of your favourite photographs printed is a great feeling, there is nothing better than having your photograph in your hand. Most of the Professional Labs (not your local Harvey Norman or Ted..unless you have spare cash) these days will print and mount or...

Shooting Paris: 17 Locations in 72 hours

Shooting Paris: 17 Locations in 72 hours

Shooting Paris A few years ago when I went to Paris, I was shooting with my old DSLR and basic Kit lens plus my Sigma Wide Angle lens. Since then a few things have happened, I've upgraded to some better gear; Canon 7D and some L lens. Also, I'm under the impression...

Make the Cage and Fence Disappear

Make the Cage and Fence Disappear

A Neat trick to get rid of Cage/Fence When shooting animals, birds or any objects that are fenced off or caged off to prevent access, its very annoying that you may not be able to get a clean shot of the subject. However the solution is not rocket science and doesn't...

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