How to shoot portraits that tell a story about your subject

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 13/06/2014 00:01am
    How to shoot portraits that tell a story about your subject

    Discover how to shoot and enhance a portrait that ‘tells the story’ of your subject at work or at play.

    6 exposure tricks for coping with awkward subjects

    | Photography Tips | 11/06/2014 00:01am
    6 exposure tricks for coping with awkward subjects

    There’s no one ‘right’ way to use your camera’s exposure system, but here are some strategies we like to use when working with challenging subjects and conditions.

    Window light photography: 6 striking ways to light portraits

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 10/06/2014 00:01am
    Window light photography: 6 striking ways to light portraits

    You don’t need a photo studio to take great portrait pictures. You can get beautiful portrait shots using natural light from a window. In this window light photography tutorial we’ll show you six ways to get striking – and very different – results with your subject.

    Best camera settings for shooting handheld

    | Night, Photography Tips | 08/06/2014 00:01am
    Best camera settings for shooting handheld (free cheat sheet)

    In our new cheat sheet we suggest some of the best camera settings for to use to give yourself the best advantage shooting handheld. Remember, these are just a starting point. Master these and from there you can exploring your creativity!

    How to compose bold images: what (and what not) to include in your photos

    | Photography Tips | 02/06/2014 00:01am
    How to compose for maximum impact: what (and what not) to include in your images

    There’s nothing worse than spoiling a beautiful scene by composing your subject too small in the frame. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to compose images for maximum impact by avoiding unnecessary surroundings that don’t add to your shot.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in June

    | Photography Tips | 01/06/2014 00:01am
    Creative photo ideas for June: 09 Look at the world in monochrome

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas to try in June!

    6 ways to keep shooting in harsh light

    | Photography Tips | 31/05/2014 00:01am
    Photography tips: how to use a reflector

    We often say that it’s best to avoid shooting in harsh midday sunlight, but sometimes it’s unavoidable and your lunch-break may be the only time you have in your busy schedule to take a few shots. Let’s take a look at a few ways of working in harsh light.

    Backlighting subjects: 4 advanced tips for dramatically lit photos

    | Photography Tips | 30/05/2014 00:01am
    Backlighting subjects: 4 advanced tips for producing dramatic photos

    Backlighting is one of the most attractive forms of lighting for photography but it can present a big challenge, not least when it comes to exposure.

    Macro flower photography: 5 fresh ideas that will cost you nothing

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 28/05/2014 00:01am
    Macro flower photography: 5 fresh ideas that will cost you nothing

    Liven up your macro flower photography by taking a fresh approach this spring. Here are our five best creative photo ideas for capturing eye-catching seasonal images, and the best part is you don’t need anything more than your camera, lens and perhaps a bit of patience!

    10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

    | Photography Tips | 26/05/2014 00:01am
    10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

    In our brand new Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll show you how to take full control of your camera and capture your most inventive photos yet! Each week we’ll show you a new creative photo effect and explain how you can recreate it.

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