How to Photograph Fireworks – Tips for Shooting the Celebrations

How to Photograph Fireworks – Tips for Shooting the Celebrations

What links July 4th in the US, Bonfire Night in the UK, and New Years Eve in Sydney? That’s right – Fireworks. Of course, fireworks aren’t just limited to these celebrations – Dozens of countries around the world have their own traditions that...
How to Photograph Lightning – Top Tips for Shooting the Storm

How to Photograph Lightning – Top Tips for Shooting the Storm

One of the first photos to ever take my breath away was a wonderfully composed landscape image with dark and brooding clouds looming ominously over the land. Those things weren’t what caught my eye though – A terrifying bolt of lightning dominated the...
Leading Lines – How Can They Improve Your Photography Composition?

Leading Lines – How Can They Improve Your Photography Composition?

As you might have guessed from me tearing up the photography rulebook, I’m not exactly a stickler when it comes to rules. This is especially true when the rules try to control such a subjective and creative activity as photography. However, I do freely admit that many...
Tearing up the Rulebook – 12 Photography Rules and When to Break Them

Tearing up the Rulebook – 12 Photography Rules and When to Break Them

We humans love to define things in a strict and orderly fashion. It’s easier that way, and we try to do it everywhere. Sometimes, it’s just not the best way to do things. I find photography to be one of those things. Well known theories on the aesthetics of art and...