Instagram Pointers
Photography

Some Instagram Pointers

Understanding a bit about Instagram can help save a load of wasted time, especially when the expected hundreds of followers do not appear.  Everyone has their own reason to use Instagram, some to show off their photography skills, others to get thousands of followers and potentially make money.  So let us have a look at how this app functions. I have…

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Poppy
Photography, Photoshop

Post-Processing: What is this mysterious art?

There seem to be two groups of people when it comes to Photoshop and the idea of post-processing a photo, those who do and those who do not agree with the idea of ‘photoshopping’. What is Post-Processing in Photography? We hear the various buzz words thrown around like Photoshopping and Lightroom Presets, but what is it we are actually doing? Our cameras are only…

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Summer Green
Photography

Let’s Talk About ISO, the Ups and Downs

Shutter speed and aperture are fairly straightforward to understand, the size of the whole to let in light and how fast we the shutter opens and closes.  So, ISO, this little acronym stumps a lot of people but how I see this might help. Last night I had one too many drinks and got a little bit light headed and blurry eyed,…

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A white crocus coming to life at Nymans in east Sussex.
Photography

Let’s Talk Shutter Speed

‘ka-chunk‘, that noise I hear every time I take a photo.  That obtrusive noise that I have not grown fond of is the shutter opening and closing, letting in that valuable light to hopefully give me that photo that I so desire.  On a positive, that ‘ka-chunk’ does let me know it’s working, and on a negative, every animal for a…

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