• Types of Photography
  • The Blast from the Past

    The Blast from the Past

    Although digital photography is hugely popular, many people still think that the best photos are taken using old fashioned film cameras. It is well worth having a go at using a traditional camera. You can buy them second hand in many shops and online on sites such as eBay for a very reasonable cost. Film […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Practice Makes Perfect

    With any skill or talent, the art of practice makes the most difference. Some experts suggest that it takes 10,000 hours to become expert at something, so the more pictures you take, the better you will become. Don’t be put off if you haven’t yet got the best camera, get practicing anyway, learn the rules […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • Improving Your Photography Skills

    Improving Your Photography Skills

    The composition of photographs is very important, considering that you want to lead the viewers eye around a photograph. For this reason it is not normally the best idea to place the most important point of your photo in the centre of the frame. Also, it is best not to have the horizon line cutting straight through the […]

  • Tips & Tricks
  • Essential Photography Tips

    Essential Photography Tips

    If you would like to improve your photography, there are some simple tips that can really help. Some are pretty basic, but bear repeating. If taking a portrait of a person, make sure you focus on their eyes, ensure that you are not cutting part of them out of the photograph (unless that is your […]

  • Image Modification
  • The Art of Photo Editing

    The Art of Photo Editing

    Many phones, cameras and computers now include photo editing software that can improve your photographs considerably. There are lots of great pieces of software, such as iPhoto and Photoshop where you can make simple, or drastic adjustments to your photos. These programs can be used for simple fixes like getting rid of red-eye to more […]

  • Camera Accessories
  • A Camera’s Best Friend

    A Camera's Best Friend

    A few good accessories can help make your photography move from okay to spectacular! A camera bag that is well padded will protect your equipment from damage and as cameras are extremely sensitive instruments, this is one essential accessory. You will also need lens dusters and cleaning cloths to keep your lenses in tip-top condition. […]

  • Types of Photography
  • The Many Forms of Photography

    The Many Types of Photography

    There are many kinds of photography from photojournalism, which attempts to capture realistic scenes, to fine art photography, which is more focused on meaning. Photography is extensively used in the digital age in the media, advertising and online. Images are used in newspapers, books, leaflets, posters, websites, film posters and product labels to name just […]