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How Flash Can Enhance Your Portrait Photography

How Flash Can Enhance Your Portrait Photography

Posted on 25-02-2021
How to use flash to improve your portrait.

Utilising flash is a major step to adding new levels of creativity to your portrait photography. In this article we discuss what flash can offer, different uses, and cover a number of important flash terms and concepts.

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Battle of the Brands: Fujifilm vs. Leica

Battle of the Brands: Fujifilm vs. Leica

Posted on 23-02-2021
Comparing two brands with retro stylings.

Fujifilm and Leica are two camera brands that both have long pedigrees and favour retro designs. What are the strengths of each, and why might you choose one over another? We discuss all this and more in our latest Battle of the Brands installment.

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Using Long Exposure in Astrophotography

Using Long Exposure in Astrophotography

Posted on 18-02-2021
How to capture great astro images.

Want to capture great astro images? Learn about long exposure, star trails, foreground subjects, the 500 rule, and more, so you can capture that beautiful Milky Way shot. 

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Utilising High-Speed Photography For Sports

Utilising High-Speed Photography For Sports

Posted on 16-02-2021
Leverage burst shooting to improve your sports photography.

Sports photography can be challenging, but an understanding of the technical elements can help. We discuss how to utilise high-speed shooting to take your sports photography to the next level.

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Tags: sports
The Best & Worst Ideas For An Outback Wedding Shoot

The Best & Worst Ideas For An Outback Wedding Shoot

Posted on 11-02-2021
How to get the perfect outback wedding shoot.

For those couples looking for off-the-beaten track images, an outback wedding photoshoot can produce unique shots. However, the difficult environment brings some specific considerations you need to make as a photographer. We discuss how to pull off a great outback wedding shoot. 

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Tags: wedding
Deciding What Gear to Bring on Your Next Trip

Deciding What Gear to Bring on Your Next Trip

Posted on 09-02-2021
There are a lot of considerations to make when packing.

How can you possibly fit all your photo gear on your next trip? Do you need it all? We tackle how to pick which gear to bring, different styles of packing and important things to not forget!

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Tags: travel
Lighting for Macro - Ring Lights vs. Flash

Lighting for Macro - Ring Lights vs. Flash

Posted on 04-02-2021
How to get the best lighting for macro.

Macro can be a challenging subject. In order to get your best macro images, you'll want to understand how to manipulate your lighting. We discuss the different lighting options for macro, including natural light, ring lights, and flash units, and how you can use them to maximise your images.

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Directionality of Light - Properties of Light Series #1

Directionality of Light - Properties of Light Series #1

Posted on 02-02-2021
Pro photographer Sharon Blance discusses how to position your light source.

Pro photographer Sharon Blance discusses how positioning your light source has an impact on the texture and depth of your images. This is the first article in the Properties of Light series.

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Photographing Water With Your Drone

Photographing Water With Your Drone

Posted on 28-01-2021
How to get the best aerial water shots

As Australians, one of the first places we tend to take our drones is out to the water. This can lead to some beautiful images, but you also need to be careful when flying your drone over water. We share our top tips for taking the best aerial water images and not losing your drone in the process! 

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Tags: drones
Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Posted on 26-01-2021
Which brand is right for you?

Every brand has it's strengths, and when purchasing your first camera you'll want to buy into an ecosystem that excels at the styles of photography that you are interested in. In this article we look closely at Nikon and Sony, their strengths, and how they compare for a variety of photography styles.

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Integrating Video into your Wedding Photography

Integrating Video into your Wedding Photography

Posted on 21-01-2021
Learn how to add video to your wedding gigs

Wedding photography is a popular style and can be quite lucrative. Many couples these days are looking not only for wedding photography, but video footage as well. We contrast photo and video in a wedding environment, discuss gear to use, lighting considerations, when to use each, and more.

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Tags: wedding video
Shutter Speed Explained

Shutter Speed Explained

Posted on 19-01-2021
How does shutter speed affect your photography?

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of photography, and a good understanding of it will allow you to adjust your exposure more accurately and take more creative photos. We discuss what shutter speed is, how it affects exposure and motion, rules of thumb, and more.

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How to Photograph Wildlife

How to Photograph Wildlife

Posted on 14-01-2021
Techniques on how to get the most natural wildlife images

Wildlife photography can be demanding, as you can't simply tell wild animals how to pose! Read for our best advice on photographing wildlife; from gear choices, techniques to get close, time of day, safety, and legalities. 

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Tags: wildlife
Polarising Filters & How to Use Them

Polarising Filters & How to Use Them

Posted on 12-01-2021
Everything you need to know about polarising filters.

Polarising filters can be a very useful tool, but many photographers don't understand how to use them effectively. We discuss the most important points about polarising filters and how to use them so you can take better images.

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Tags: filters
Environmental Portraits - Tips & Tricks

Environmental Portraits - Tips & Tricks

Posted on 07-01-2021
Pro photographer Hanna Saba outlines important tips for environmental portraits

Environmental portraiture is an interesting form of portraiture that doesn't get as much use as it should. Professional photographer Hanna Saba outlines what environmental portraiture is and provides a number of tips so that you can achieve great results.

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Tags: portrait

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