How to make your images more tasteful and sophisticated

Portrait Composition: how to compose a portrait that is classic and timeless

Sadly, there isn’t a button on your camera, or a menu function in Lightroom, called ‘good taste’ or ‘sophistication.’ Creating elegant, tasteful images is something that comes with practice, and it’s highly subjective; it also depends on the genre. ‘Tasteful’ might be suitable for interior design photography, but shouldn’t be a consideration if you are… Continue reading

The iPhone 6s camera – a need to know guide for photographers

The iPhone 6s camera - a need to know guide for photographers

Sure, our DSLR or system camera is the ideal choice, but there’s a reason the iPhone is the world’s most popular camera. The best camera is the one you have on you, and with our smartphones in our pockets more often than our DSLR, it’s worth noting some of the intriguing new features introduced in the new iPhone 6s camera.

The 10 biggest reasons your shots are soft (and how to avoid it)

Single AF point

Soft shots are the bane of the serious photographer’s life, and a major reason why images get rejected by stock image libraries or lose out in camera club competitions or photo society distinctions. Anyone can zoom into images at 100% with software these days, meaning that any soft areas are painfully obvious. So what can… Continue reading