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Better Travel Photos: 7 Non-Technical Tips to Use With Any Camera

Better Travel Photos: 7 Non-Technical Tips to Use With Any Camera

Posted on 01-12-2020

Award-winning photographer Sharon Blance outlines 7 great tips that anyone can use to improve their travel photography.

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Tags: travel
7 Tips for Getting Started With Drone Photography

7 Tips for Getting Started With Drone Photography

Posted on 26-11-2020
What you need to know to get started with your drone

A guide that every new drone pilot needs - from picking the right drone to using ND filters for video, understanding flight legalities, and more.

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Tags: drones
Portrait Lens Buyer's Guide

Portrait Lens Buyer's Guide

Posted on 24-11-2020
Recommendations for your ideal portrait lens.

Portrait lenses require some specialised considerations. We outline what you want to consider when purchasing one, and our recommendations of the best options on the market across major brands!

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Using a Wide Angle Lens for Landscape Photography

Using a Wide Angle Lens for Landscape Photography

Posted on 19-11-2020
Get the most out of your wide angle lens!

When you think of landscape photography, sweeping vistas and mountains likely come to mind. Shooting subjects this large generally requires a wide angle lens. We discuss using a wide angle lens for landscape shots, and tips on how to get the best photos.

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Tags: landscape
History of the Modern Camera - Part 1

History of the Modern Camera - Part 1

Posted on 17-11-2020
A look at how cameras evolved to their current form.

The history of the modern camera starts as far back as 330 B.C. Since then, the study of optics has expanded and eventually given us what we today recognise as the modern camera. Read on to learn about the steps along the way!

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Tags: history
Photographing Wildlife Responsibly

Photographing Wildlife Responsibly

Posted on 12-11-2020
How to take great wildlife image without impacting your subjects.

If you're a wildlife photographer, you probably love animals - which is why it's  important to ensure you are not damaging animals and their environment with your presence. In this article, we outline how to take excellent wildlife photos without endangering yourself and your subjects.

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Tags: wildlife
Macro Lens Buyer's Guide

Macro Lens Buyer's Guide

Posted on 10-11-2020
A discussion of macro concepts and recommended lenses

Macro photography allows you to view the world at close range, which can radically change your persepctive on everyday subjects. But macro photography comes with some additional technical concerns and requires dedicated lenses. We discuss the considerations you'll want to make and offer recommended lenses from major brands. 

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Tags: macro
Creating an Award-Winning Album Cover Photo on a Near-Zero Budget

Creating an Award-Winning Album Cover Photo on a Near-Zero Budget

Posted on 05-11-2020
Pro photographer Sharon Blance provides the behind-the-scenes on an award-winning image.

Professional photographer Sharon Blance breaks down how she acheived a unique and award-winning album cover photo by utilising creativity and vision in lieu of a large budget.

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Breaking Down How to Pose Models

Breaking Down How to Pose Models

Posted on 29-10-2020

Portrait photographer Hanna Saba discusses how to break down the posing of your model into discrete elements so you can build a unique pose from scratch.

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Tags: portrait
Australian Drone Restrictions - Know Before You Fly!

Australian Drone Restrictions - Know Before You Fly!

Posted on 27-10-2020
Australian drone laws that you need to know before flying

Drones are a lot of fun. However, there are a number of rules and restrictions that Australians must follow when flying - failure to do so can result in costly fines! We cover what you need to know before flying your drone, licensing requirements, drone etiquette, and recommend a few drone options for the new flyer.

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Tags: drones
Focal Length Explained

Focal Length Explained

Posted on 22-10-2020
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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Why You Need a Filter for Your Lens

Why You Need a Filter for Your Lens

Posted on 20-10-2020
What are filters, what do they do, and why should you use one?

Do you need a filter for your lens or is it just added expense? And why does there seem to be 50 different types of filters? We discuss filter types, what they do, and why you should probably have one.

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Tripod Buyer's Guide

Tripod Buyer's Guide

Posted on 15-10-2020
Need a new tripod? We discuss the differences and make recommendations.

Looking for a new tripod? We discuss the different types that you may want to consider, and offer recommendations for a variety of styles and requirements.

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Street Photography - Do's and Don'ts

Street Photography - Do's and Don'ts

Posted on 13-10-2020
Learn to walk the fine line between "candid" and "creepy"!

Street photographers have to walk a fine line between "candid" and "creepy". Learn our do's and don'ts to get the best shots!

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Tags: street
Tips & Tricks for Crafting Captivating Travel Videos

Tips & Tricks for Crafting Captivating Travel Videos

Posted on 29-09-2020
Turn your next trip into a great video

Reese Jones tells us how to turn your next trip into a great video with important tips for shooting captivating travel videos.

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Tags: travel

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