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How to Use Leading Lines to Improve Your Photography Composition

How to Use Leading Lines to Improve Your Photography Composition

There are plenty of ways to enhance the sense of depth and three-dimensionality in a photograph, but not many can work as powerfully as a well placed leading line to draw the viewer’s eye into the scene. Leading lines are hugely effective compositional tools in all types of photography and can be used to great effect in the right hands. Read more here.

Cityscape Photography - 11 Tips to Take Your Cityscape Shooting Up a Level

Cityscape Photography - 11 Tips to Take Your Cityscape Shooting Up a Level

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!

Best Drone for Under $200 - A Guide to Budget Photography Drones

Best Drone for Under $200 - A Guide to Budget Photography Drones

Drones and aerial photography have taken off (excuse the pun) in a big way over the past couple of years, but even with prices tumbling it can still be expensive business getting into drone photography. There are more budget friendly options out there though, so here we look into the very best drones you can buy for under $200. Read more here.

Photography Quotes to Kickstart Your Inspiration

Photography Quotes to Kickstart Your Inspiration

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.

The Best Cameras for Landscape Photography - A Buyer's Guide

The Best Cameras for Landscape Photography - A Buyer's Guide

The question I get asked most, by far, is which camera is best for the budding landscape photographer. As with everything there are many variables to consider, but here we’ve compiled a list of our favourite cameras for landscape photography to suit all budgets, with both DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras included too!

Richard Gaspari - Beginner Tips for Time Lapse Photography

Richard Gaspari - Beginner Tips for Time Lapse Photography

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!

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

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

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!

Forest Photography Lightroom Presets

Forest Photography Lightroom Presets

Lightroom presets are a fantastic way to massively speed up your post processing workflow. They cut editing down to mere seconds and give you more time behind the lens and out in the field shooting images. Take a look at what our forest photography presets could offer you. Read more here.

The Photographer's Glossary - A Guide to Common Photography Terms

The Photographer's Glossary - A Guide to Common Photography Terms

To newcomers, the photography community can seem like they’re speaking an entirely different language with all the different terms they use. So what better way to get you up to speed than a comprehensive glossary of many of the common photography terms used? Read more here.

Photography in the Rain - Making the Most of a Rainy Day

Photography in the Rain - Making the Most of a Rainy Day

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.

How to Install Adobe Lightroom Presets

How to Install Adobe Lightroom Presets

The array of presets on offer for Adobe Lightroom indicates just how widely used and loved the program is, but many photographers are put off using presets because they expect a lengthy and frustrating installation process. Fortunately, installing Lightroom presets is an absolute breeze! Read more here…

Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 3 - Planning and Preparation

Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography Part 3 - Planning and Preparation

Part 3 of our Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography goes into detail on how to plan your perfect landscape photography expedition. We take advantage of a number of traditional and modern techniques to ensure that your photography outing goes as smoothly as possible! Read more here…

What is the Best Lens for Astrophotography? Find Out Here!

What is the Best Lens for Astrophotography? Find Out Here!

Astrophotography is more reliant on having the correct gear than most other genres of photography, and possibly the most important piece of equipment is your lens. A lens with excellent quality and a wide maximum aperture can help take your astrophotography to the next level, so here are some top recommendations for astrophotography lenses. Read more here.

6 Reasons to Start Using Prime Lenses

6 Reasons to Start Using Prime Lenses

When I first started in photography I couldn’t fathom why anybody would choose to use a lens that you couldn’t zoom with, but shortly after picking up my first prime lens I realised the appeal. Prime lenses offer many advantages over the more widespread and popular zooms, and I strongly urge you to give them a go. Read why here…

Astrophotography - A Beginner's Guide to Improving your Night Photography

Astrophotography - A Beginner's Guide to Improving your Night Photography

The night sky has had the human race overawed for millennia, and for us photographers it’s almost irresistible to try and capture this endless sea of stars. Astrophotography comes with it’s own unique challenges and obstacles though; challenges that our beginner’s guide to astrophotography aims to overcome.

The Orton Effect - What is it, When to Use it and How to Create it in Photoshop

The Orton Effect - What is it, When to Use it and How to Create it in Photoshop

The Orton Effect may be an overused tool in the landscape photography world, but there are times when it suits an image very well when tastefully done. Learn how to do just that by adding the Orton Effect to your images in this quick and easy Photoshop guide.

5 Places to Start your Street Photography Journey

5 Places to Start your Street Photography Journey

Today’s guest post comes to you from Sebastian Jacobitz - A talented street photographer from Berlin who takes us through the best places to start looking in street photography. Sebastian runs his own blog dedicated to street photography. Read more here…

Ultimate Guide to Forest Photography - Tips and Tricks

Ultimate Guide to Forest Photography - Tips and Tricks

Forest photography is one of the most difficult photography genres to crack. The overwhelming chaos of the environment presents unique challenges, but ones that are well worth overcoming. Once you get forest photography right, it will keep you coming back for more. Read more here…

11 Best Photography Accessories for Photographers on a Budget

11 Best Photography Accessories for Photographers on a Budget

Photography can be an expensive hobby, there’s no getting around that. But not every purchase has to break the bank - There are plenty of potentially game changing photography accessories out there that are fantastic value for money and great for those looking to expand their photography kit. These are 11 of the best photography accessories out there. Read more here…

Cityscape Photography Tips and Tricks in Seoul

Cityscape Photography Tips and Tricks in Seoul

Cityscape photography can look absolutely incredible when done correctly, but if you’re not careful you can easily end up with a mess of bright lights and deep shadows assaulting the eyes. Ethan Brooke from SeoulInspired is here to help you out though, giving you some top tips on cityscape photography along with some of the best places to shoot in Seoul!