9 Tips for Landscape Photography Success

9 Tips to improve Landscape Photography Quite the opposite of Macro Photography is Landscape Photography.  Instead of a big aperture (f4), we want a small aperture (f11, f16, f22), we want to capture all that detail of that landscape, nice, sharp and full of colours.  And the same as any style in photography we have a bunch of tips to help get the shot you …

Arty, Quirky and Old. Standen House in Sussex.

I have a National Trust membership and part of the membership requires me to travel to every possible National Trust Site so I feel like I have my money’s worth.  So far I think I am doing pretty well.  I am not sure how many places I have been to so far, but if I paid the full entry price at all of these places I …

Tips to get that Portrait Photography Nailed

Portrait Photography Portrait photography can be sorted out with a few tips that can make the photo look more balanced and more professional so when the person who has been photographed sees the photo, they have a sense of a wow factor rather than ‘looks nice’.  I will start with what I feel is the most important, rather than the typical list that appears online. …

How to use your iPhone for Photography

The majority of people on this planet have a phone and pretty much all of these phones have a camera built in so, here we will talk about how we can use the embedded camera to take awesome photos. I will be focusing on an iPhone 7 because that is what I have but the same principles pretty much apply to most smartphone cameras.

A Macro Early Spring At Wakehurst Place

Macro Nature Photography at Wakehurst Place in the UK. It is the end of January 2018 and the temperature this weekend shot up to 12c.  The crocuses and snowdrops took this warmth and the rain that fell in the preceding week as a hint, it is time to pop up.  The Wakehurst Place gardens in Sussex are coming to life, colours are popping out everywhere and life …

What is Adobe Lightroom

This is a brief introduction to Adobe Lightroom and its use in photography.  Tutorials will follow in due course.  This software I absolutely recommend to any photographer whether just starting out or established. This Gallery here shows various presets that I have used. Gallery. Lightroom, what is it? Lightroom is a catalog of all your photos The actual photo is NOT changed in post editing.  Non-Destructive.  …

Photography Composition 3: Lines, Curves and Useful Bits

Photography Composition 3 This is the third part of the series about composition in photography.  For this one, we are going to chat about lines and curves.  The previous two articles can be found below. COMPOSITION PART 1 COMPOSITION PART 2 Everything is a Line or a Curve Everything we see is made up of lines or curves.  From buildings to wheels to an egg, everything …
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