Tutorials

Polarising Filters & How to Use Them

Polarising Filters & How to Use Them

Posted on 14-10-2021
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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How Flash Can Enhance Your Portrait Photography

How Flash Can Enhance Your Portrait Photography

Posted on 07-10-2021
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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Tips for Using Telephoto Lenses for Sports & Wildlife

Tips for Using Telephoto Lenses for Sports & Wildlife

Posted on 05-10-2021
How to manage large lenses.

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.

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How to Get Great Photos of Your Kids

How to Get Great Photos of Your Kids

Posted on 30-09-2021
How to capture your child's energy in a beautiful image.

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.

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How to Use a Histogram

How to Use a Histogram

Posted on 28-09-2021
Using a histogram can help expose your image properly.

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.

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Australian Drone Restrictions - Know Before You Fly!

Australian Drone Restrictions - Know Before You Fly!

Posted on 16-09-2021
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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How to Shoot Astrophotography

How to Shoot Astrophotography

Posted on 14-09-2021
How to get started with astrophotography

Astrophotography can be a complicated discipline. We outline all the considerations you need to make when learning to shoot the night sky.  

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History of the Modern Camera - Part 1

History of the Modern Camera - Part 1

Posted on 09-09-2021
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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How to Shoot 35mm Film

How to Shoot 35mm Film

Posted on 07-09-2021
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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Breaking Down How to Pose Models

Breaking Down How to Pose Models

Posted on 31-08-2021

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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