In what situations do you want to use long exposure when photographing landscapes, and what gear is needed to do so?
Cleaning your lens is a vital step in order to keep your photos sharp and extend your gear's life. We offer a simple step-by-step guide on when and how to clean your lenses.
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.
Taking your flash off-camera can unlock a wide array of possiblities that are not achievable otherwise. We take a look at what off-camera flash is, how you can acheive it, and important flash positions.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.