Photography

Photo to Eye Candy: GelaSkins

Photo to Eye Candy: GelaSkins

Photo to Eye Candy I find that everybody I meet these days who enjoys photography, always ends up keeping their photos on their phone or computer. They rarely go and print their photos. There are many new and innovative ways to get your photos printed these days and...

Add a Vignette

Add a Vignette

What is Vignette or Vignetting? Vignette is the effect caused by the Lens and its outer edges which will become darker. This is typically considered a bad thing ie. effect or distortion so most photo editing software will try to correct it based on the Lens Profile....

Self Critique – Pont Neuf, Paris

Self Critique You may have heard of photographers asking more experienced photographers to Critique their work or Portfolio. Why do people do that? Its just to get feedback from a better & more experienced pro photographer on what you are doing well in your...

Back from Vacation in Los Angeles

Back from Vacation in Los Angeles

Went away for a few weeks to LA with my wife and daughter for a vacation. So want to share a few experiences of travelling to the United States and also while travelling with a young child. Tripod I took mine with me but most tourist sites won't allow you to use it in...

Prints for Sale

Prints for Sale

Portfolios Online Spent a few hours over the weekend configuring my online portfolios over at SmugMug for mostly the US audience and PhotoMerchant for the Aussie audience. I've uploaded a selection of my photos that you can buy online in various different formats and...

Macro Photography Simplified

Macro Photography Simplified

I've been shooting some Macro Photographs with my first Macro Lens the Canon 100mm USM IS F2.8 L lens which is fantastically sharp. The setup was quite simple just the standard IKEA lamp as the main source of light with a white piece of paper folded up for fill in...

Google Plus Curators for Photographers

A selection of some great Curated projects by some great people on Google Plus (Google+) for photographers. Submit you photos, see what others post and learn together in this great photography community on Google+. Detailed Curated list at Ericleslie.com. Thanks to...

Shoot Bracketed for Better Landscapes

Shoot Bracketed for Better Landscapes

To capture the beauty of a Landscape there are certain guidelines that you have to remember. The most essential is shooting at dawn or dusk when the run is near the horizon. However, not everybody has the luxury of getting up early or staying back late to shoot at...

Shooting Perspective Matters

Shooting Perspective Matters

No matter what subject you are shooting, the perspective or the angle where you shoot from can take your photo from an ordinary photo to a masterpiece. When we find a beautiful scene and want to photograph it, the first instinct is to grab your camera and start...

Macro Photography on Flowers

Macro Photography on Flowers

Macro shots of some flowers using Kenko Extension tubes on a standard zoom lens. Extension tubes are great way to turn any lens to a macro lens, they are simply different size tubes which fit between the camera body and lens thereby extending the distance between the...

Remove UV filter at Night

Remove UV filter at Night

Here is a quick tip that I knew but didn't realise until I faced a problem when shooting a cityscape at night. Every photo I took I noticed strange lights and glow in the final image that was taken. I gave the UV filter a nice clean with the cleaning cloth but still...

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