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.
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.
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.
Telephoto lenses are a requirement for shooting most sport & wildlife photography. We discuss focal lengths, how to deal with weight, transport concerns, and more so that you can get the best from your telephoto lenses.
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.
Some of the most important images you'll ever take will be of your kids - if you can get them to sit still! We discuss how to take great shots of your children, including techniques and camera settings.
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.
A continuation of our series in which pro photographer Sharon Blance outlines her top Adobe Lightroom tips and tools! These tips will save you time and improve your editing workflow.
Focus stacking allows macro shooters to deal with the excessive shallow depth of field that comes with shooting macro. But it can be a bit of a tricky process - we explain what it is, how to acheive it, techniques and software solutions.
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.
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!
While they can look confusing, understanding histograms is an important way to ensure your images are properly exposed. We explain how to read one, and discuss what overexposed and underexposed images look like on a histogram.
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!
Astrophotography can be a complicated discipline. We outline all the considerations you need to make when learning to shoot the night sky.
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.