Macro Photography
Photography, Tutorials

Macro Photography Tips: The World in Macro.

Macro Photography, 9 Tips And now we move onto one of my favorite areas of photography, macro.  Looking at the small bits of the big picture can often give us nice surprises and show those details we often miss and show us the really amazing complexity in nature. 

Slow shutter speed giving a nice dreamy effect in Black and White.
Photography, Tutorials

And now for Black & White Photography, 7 TIPS

7 Tips to Improve black and White Photography Now it is time to talk about black and white photography and how get we that nice looking photo.  I will pass on what I was taught in this article with what I personally consider the most important first. Black and white photography has a huge amount to offer the viewer.

Portrait photography
Photography, Tutorials

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…

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A cat shot with an iPhone.
Photography, Tutorials

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…

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Wakehurst Place flowers in Sussex
Photography, Where To Go

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…

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Lightroom, Tutorials

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…

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Photography Composition Lines and Curves

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…

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