This time round on Behind the Lens we talk to Alex Pflaum - A talented travel photographer who loves to get off the beaten track and explore the lesser known parts of the world. Alex’s upcoming book, Overland, takes us on his epic 12,000km journey through the rarely visited Central Asia with his brother. He talks more about his adventure and his motivations behind it here.
Astrophotography is all about location, location, location. Finding the balance between dark skies and relative accessibility is tough enough without throwing in the need for some interesting subject matter. Jason Cook from Telescopic Watch has us covered in this guest post though, giving us 10 fantastic astrophotography locations from around the world! Read more here.
The majority of the developed world is classed as living in an urban environment, so most of us have relatively easy access to a nearby city. Cityscape photography may borrow a host of techniques from other genres of photography, but it’s outputs are definitely that of a standalone genre. Read on for our 11 top tips to take your cityscape photography up a level!
Photography is an art form, and inspiration is the lifeblood of any art. Unfortunately, inspiration can wax and wane and sometimes fade, and your photography will suffer as a result. One of the best ways I’ve found to tackle a dip in photography inspiration is to mull over the thoughts of some of the great photographers in history, so check out these photography quotes to bring that inspiration back.
In our latest guest post Richard Gaspari takes us into the fascinating world of time-lapse photography, providing you with some excellent tips to help you get to grips with this sub-genre of photography. It can seem daunting at first, but follow these tips and you’ll be putting together some stunning time-lapse scenes in no time!
Always use the Rule of Thirds. Always use the Rule of Odds. Always shoot with your back to the sun. We’re bombarded with rules that try to dictate our photography from the moment we begin learning, but creativity should never be bound by concrete and inflexible rules. Here, we tear up the rulebook and enhance our photographic creativity!
Struggling to find that perfect gift for your photography loving loved one? We’ve got you covered with this huge guide to photography related gifts, with everything from low budget stocking fillers to high-end luxury items covered. The holidays might seem ages away, but don’t hesitate to buy that perfect gift for the photographer in your life!
This week on Behind the Lens we talk to RJ Franklin, a landscape and astrophotographer living and working in the iconic Yosemite Valley. RJ spends his spare time hiking around the part on the hunt for unique takes on some of the most well known landmarks in America. Read on to find out more about his incredible astrophotography.
Autumn may feel a long way off in the height of summer, but it can creep up on the unprepared photographer quickly and be over in the blink of an eye. It’s not just for nature photographers either - Portrait, wedding, and street photographers can all take advantage of the season. Make the most of the beautiful autumn colour with our Ultimate Guide to Autumn and Fall Photography.
What do you do when it’s raining? Batten down the hatches and wait for it to pass? Most people do that, but they’re missing a wealth of photography opportunities out there in the rain, and that applies across the board to all photography genres. Read on for all our tips and ideas for making the most of that rainy day.
Jake Traynor’s latest guest post discusses the limitations that you can encounter when relying solely on online tutorials to improve your landscape photography. It might seem a bit counter intuitive for a tutorial website to agree with this sentiment, but we’re huge advocates of photographers getting out there and experimenting! Read more here…
Click and Learn Photography aims to bring you a wide range of tutorials, news, and reviews on a regular basis, but we keep our ears close to the ground to make sure you don’t miss out on anything. This week we look at a new set of affordable and quality landscape photography books, a $50,000 camera for a drone, and if the wedding photography industry is a sinking ship.
The days are longer and the temperature warmer. It can mean just one thing - Spring is well on the way! After months of enduring the dark and cold of the winter it's a welcome arrival, and us photographers have plenty to look forward to. From bluebells to baby birds to springtime street photography - There's something for everybody in spring!
Click and Learn Photography aims to bring you a wide range of tutorials, news, and reviews on a regular basis, but we're well aware there are a lot of other fantastic photography resources out there.
We're constantly scouring the internet for the very best photography content out there, and every week we'll give you a roundup of our favourite links of the past week!
This week on Behind the Lens we meet Frank Bell, a Chicago based street photographer originally from Edinburgh, Scotland. Frank's beautifully evocative black and white images from The Windy City have attracted clients such as VSCO and Apple. We look into one of his stunning street shots and discuss his passion for shadows and his future plans. Read on...