10 Types of Photography Every Aspiring Photographer Should Try

With so many different types of photography out there it can get confusing and be hard to know what’s what. Here are 10 types of photography every budding photographer should try out, if they haven’t already… Long Exposure Photography Turning water into pure silk – no it’s not some magic circle shenanigans, it’s long exposure…

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How to Take Great Portraits

There really is no secret to taking stunning portraits. A lot of people get hung up over finding the ‘magic technique’ to taking the greatest portraits – but reality is, it can be a lot simpler than you think. It’s all about the eyes. Our eyes really are windows to the soul and as human…

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How Does Shutter Speed Work?

Your camera has a shutter in front of the sensor. When you take a picture the camera focuses, closes the aperture blades and then opens the shutter exposing the sensor behind it to the light travelling through the lens. Viola you have a photo. Depending how long the shutter is open affects not only how…

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What is ISO in Photography?

ISO stands for International Standards Organization. Simply put ISO is how sensitive the sensor in your camera is to the light that hits it. The lower the ISO the lower the sensitivity. In the film days you could buy film with various ISO levels. It is a lot easier to adjust nowadays than it was…

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What Is Aperture In Photography?

What exactly is an aperture in photography? An aperture is the opening within the lens on your camera. Depending how much the aperture opens determines how much light can pass through the lens and hit the sensor/film. A good way to think of this is look at someone’s pupil when in a dimly lit room. Our…

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Ultimate Food Photography Tips

Food is one thing we all have in common. Some of us eat to live but some of us live to eat. Whichever camp you reside in, taking great photos of food can be easier said than done. Then there are all the “photography no nos” of the taking pictures of your meals to share…

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How to Take Better Photos Today

We all want to take better photos don’t we? Even the best photographers want to take better photos and will always want more from their photography. If you’re struggling and want to know how to start to take better photos today then keep reading to find out just how easy it can be. Take Control…

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3 Easy Steps to Improve Your Raw Editing

Like it or not chances are every amazing photograph you have ever seen or marvelled ever since the birth of photography itself  has had some form of editing! Hey but wait they didn’t have photoshop and lightroom in all those years ago? I hear you say, that is true but a lot of the tools…

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How to do Wire Wool Photography

Original creative photography ideas can be hard to come by these days as most things have been done before – take for instance wire wool photography. We’ve all seen the pictures on flickr,  were it looks like someone holding a Catherine wheel whilst it explodes and spins in their hands, sparks flying through the air,…

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Top 5 Must Have Camera Accessories

Camera accessories These can get pretty pricey! So here is my top 5 camera accessories which shouldn’t break the bank (well not too much)! We’ve all been there, the light is perfect and you are taking some amazing shots, your battery dies, you reach into your kit bag only to pull out a dead battery,…

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