Tutorials and Tips

DSLR or Mirrorless - Which Camera System is Right for You?

DSLR or Mirrorless - Which Camera System is Right for You?

There are two realistic choices for those wanting to upgrade to a serious bit of photography kit: Mirrorless or DSLR? Both come with specific advantages and disadvantages, and while DSLRs are still the market leader the mirrorless movement is growing quickly and there are a number of compelling reasons to consider a mirrorless camera. Read more about it here...

Wedding Photography Tips - How to Master the Perfect Confetti Photo

Wedding Photography Tips - How to Master the Perfect Confetti Photo

That iconic traditional wedding photo of smiling newlyweds surrounded by a cloud of confetti is a glorious thing; I love shooting those split-second snippets of emotion - each and every one is different from the next. However; for a photographer, this can be a tricky challenge.

5 Filters That Can Transform Your Photography Forever

5 Filters That Can Transform Your Photography Forever

Filters have been around in photography for decades, and as a result there are countless brands and variations. How can you separate the wheat from the chaff though? Click here to read our guide on five of the best filters to improve your photography...

From Capture to Completion - An Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

From Capture to Completion - An Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

Shooting in RAW format often yields flat, uninspiring images, but those images are there to be worked on. For the beginner in post processing, no program comes close to Adobe Lightroom. It may look confusing at first, but with this comprehensive guide you can learn all about it, and once you've started using Lightroom you'll never look back!

Smartphone Photography Tips - Why You Shouldn't Ignore the Camera in your Pocket

Smartphone Photography Tips - Why You Shouldn't Ignore the Camera in your Pocket

Over 2 billion people on Earth own a smartphone, yet most photographers simply forget about them as far as photography goes. However, with modern technology improving all the time the potential for smartphone cameras to produce stunning images is definitely there. Read on for some tips on how to use your smartphone camera...

Top Tips to Improve Your Winter Photography

Top Tips to Improve Your Winter Photography

Wintry conditions and snow can transform everyday scenes into winter wonderlands, making snow one of the most rewarding conditions to photograph in. These conditions do bring their own specific challenges though, but follow these top tips and you won't go far wrong!

The Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 2 - Camera Settings

The Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 2 - Camera Settings

Having the right gear is fairly important in landscape photography, but knowing how to use the camera equipment you have is infinitely more important. Having pro-grade equipment is great, but if you're not careful you will end up as some with all the gear and no idea. Read on to avoid that dreadful fate...

10 Tips to Take Your Pet Photography to the Next Level

10 Tips to Take Your Pet Photography to the Next Level

Pet photography is one of the most easily accessible genres of photography, but with everyone and their dog taking photos of their pets how can you stand out from the crowd? Our ten pet photography tips will help to take you to the next level and get some truly unique images!

The Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 1 - Gear

The Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 1 - Gear

Our Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography kicks off with Part 1 - Gear. We run through all the gear you will want in your arsenal as a budding landscape photographer. Click here to read more...

Forget Rainy Day Projects - Here's Why You Should Be Photographing in Bad Weather

Forget Rainy Day Projects - Here's Why You Should Be Photographing in Bad Weather

Many websites list a bunch of photography projects to get started on on a rainy day. I would argue that staying inside on a rainy day is missing out on a potential photographic goldmine! Stormy weather can bring the most dramatic of conditions, and when the light breaks through it can turn a scene from impressive to awe inspiring.

Natural Light - The Types of Light and How to Use Them

Natural Light - The Types of Light and How to Use Them

Light is the most important factor in photography. Without light there is no photograph, and the presence of aesthetically pleasing light is almost as important! Using natural light takes a lot of patience and research, but when you master the art of predicting the light the rewards will shine through in your photography.

5 More Tips to Improve Your Photography Composition

5 More Tips to Improve Your Photography Composition

Composition is the most important tool in a photographer's arsenal, and when used correctly it can be the difference between an average image and a world class one. There are no dead-set rules in composition, but there are a few guidelines that are useful to use as starting points in your photography adventure.

8 Quick Tips to Transform your Landscape Photography

8 Quick Tips to Transform your Landscape Photography

Landscape photography continues to gain popularity, which is no surprise given our intrinsic link with the great outdoors. The abundance of smartphones means that almost everybody is a photographer these days, but there are ways to stand out from the crowd and get more than just snapshots!

Beginners Guide to Photography Composition

Beginners Guide to Photography Composition

Composition is the single most important aspect in photography. Without great composition you simply cannot get a great photograph. No matter how gorgeous the scene is, it will look two dimensional and boring without some compositional thought, so we've put together a beginners guide to thinking about composition!

Use a Tripod to Improve Your Photography

Use a Tripod to Improve Your Photography

As technology continues to evolve and advance there is becoming less and less of a technical need to use a tripod. Obviously we still need one if we're conducting any astrophotography or long exposure photography, but we can also benefit psychologically from using the trusty old tripod!

The Exposure Triangle Explained - Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

The Exposure Triangle Explained - Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

There's just one thing you need to learn in order to understand how a photograph is taken - The Exposure Triangle. Each of these three variables affect the brightness of an image, but also bring with them some other key components to photography. Everything you need to know about the Exposure Triangle is right here!

Getting Out of Autopilot - Shooting in Manual Mode

Getting Out of Autopilot - Shooting in Manual Mode

Most people never make it out of automatic mode on their camera, but they're making a big mistake and missing out on a huge amount of photographic potential. Take the plunge and ditch the automatic modes, heading straight to the flexibility that is Manual.