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How to Shoot 35mm Film

How to Shoot 35mm Film

Posted on 10-12-2019
Shooting film doesn't have to be hard!

Shooting film is having a major comeback. Learn how to use 35mm film, different film types, important characteristics of film, and the differences between film and digital. 

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Tags: film
The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds

Posted on 06-12-2019
Breaking down the Rule of Thirds and how it can help your photography.

The Rule of Thirds is a fundamental photography composition technique that you've likely heard mentioned. While rules are always made to be broken, having a strong understanding of the rule of thirds, including how and when to apply it, is critical. We discuss the rule of thirds, what it is, and when to use it in different situations.

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Best Camera System for Off-The-Grid Photography

Best Camera System for Off-The-Grid Photography

Posted on 05-12-2019
Pro photog Cam Blake outlines how to choose a camera kit for off-the-grid photography

Professional landscape photographer Cam Blake outlines the important considerations to make when planning your off-the-grid photography kit. A discussion of weight, weatherproofing, carry solutions and more.

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

The Best & Worst Ideas For An Outback Wedding Shoot

Posted on 25-11-2019
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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Environmental Portraits - Tips & Tricks

Environmental Portraits - Tips & Tricks

Posted on 20-11-2019
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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10 Favourite Lightroom Tools & Tips - Part 1

10 Favourite Lightroom Tools & Tips - Part 1

Posted on 14-11-2019
Pro photographer Sharon Blance gives us her top Lightroom tips.

Adobe Lightroom is certainly one of the most widely used photo editing programs, and with good reason - it's a powerful tool! Learning how to maximise your Lightroom skills can really help you bring out the best in your images. With that in mind, pro photographer Sharon Blance outlines her top Lightroom tips and tools! 

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Tags: Lightroom
Focal Length Explained

Focal Length Explained

Posted on 11-11-2019
How focal length affects your images.

Focal length is the major defining characteristic of any lens. We discuss focal length, what it is, and how it affects your photography, as well as popular genres of photography and which focal lengths excel for these purposes. 

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Travel Camera Buyer's Guide

Travel Camera Buyer's Guide

Posted on 06-11-2019
What to look for in a travel camera and our recommendations.

Many people use their camera the most while traveling, so getting a good travel camera is important. We discuss the considerations you should have in mind when looking for a travel camera and make our recommendations for the best options on the market.

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Polarising Filters & How to Use Them

Polarising Filters & How to Use Them

Posted on 01-11-2019
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
Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Posted on 29-10-2019
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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Perfect Lighting in Any Situation

Perfect Lighting in Any Situation

Posted on 25-10-2019
A discussion of lighting in a variety of settings.

Lighting is integral to photographyand learning to manipulate light is one of the most important skill any photographer can have, regardless of their discipline. We discuss different lighting situations, inexpensive and simple gear you can use to manipulate light, and outline lighting styles.

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Tags: lighting
Full Frame Camera Buyer's Guide

Full Frame Camera Buyer's Guide

Posted on 21-10-2019
We recommend the best full frame cameras.

Picking a new camera can be a daunting task. In this buying guide, we look specifically at full frame cameras, what makes them great, and things to consider, followed by our picks for the best full frame cameras on the market today.

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How to Photograph Wildlife

How to Photograph Wildlife

Posted on 17-10-2019
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
WTF is a 'Stop', and Why You Should Care

WTF is a 'Stop', and Why You Should Care

Posted on 11-10-2019
Pro photographer Sharon Blance discusses a commonly misunderstood concept

Professional photographer Sharon Blance tackles the often-misunderstood concept of a 'Stop'. Understanding the ins-and-outs of this measurement of light can have a great positive impact on your photography and help in making the journey away from Auto and towards Manual modes.

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Shutter Speed Explained

Shutter Speed Explained

Posted on 07-10-2019
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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