It’s natural to want to show off all those gorgeous images you captured on your travels, but finding the right balance is crucial in creating a cohesive and flowing travel photography slideshow. Read on for 5 types of photo that should definitely be included in your next holiday slideshow!
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.
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.
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!
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 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 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!
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!
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.