Mountain biking photography tips: simple ways to get striking images

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Mountain biking is a seriously photogenic sport. The sweat, the mud, the speed… it’s a great way to hone your cycling photography skills and to try out creative camera techniques like zoom-bursts and slow-sync flash. Best of all, unlike many sports, you can get in close with your camera. You don’t need big, heavy telephoto… Continue reading

Taking your first photos this Christmas: 4 ideas to shoot and how to shoot them

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If you’re new to photography or if you’ve just upgraded to a new camera – perhaps you’ve bought yourself one in the sales – and taking your first pictures with a camera that gives you more control, you’re probably feeling conflicting emotions. On one hand you’re probably itching to get shooting some of the many picture opportunities that abound at Christmas, but on the other feeling a bit daunted and unsure about what to photograph.