Professional Photographer to the Rescue: family portrait ideas you’ll treasure forever

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 04/01/2013 17:00pm
    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: family portrait ideas you'll treasure forever

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our pro suggests some simple family portrait ideas and portrait photography tips that can liven up your group photos to give you more dynamic images, whether it’s your own family portrait photography or a client’s.

    Best digital camera features for low-light photography: all the specs you need

    | Night, Photography Tips | 04/01/2013 11:00am
    The best digital camera features for low-light photography: specs you need to have

    If you shoot low light photography, not just any camera will do. We compile the key digital camera features you need for shooting effective night photography.

    100 Nikon DSLR tips you need to know right now

    | Photography Tips | 29/12/2012 01:00am
    100 Nikon DSLR tips you need to know right now

    Tired of only knowing what half of the buttons and menu options on your Nikon DSLR actually do? Our friends at NPhoto just concluded their exhaustive series on 100 need-to-know Nikon DSLR tips. We’re fairly certain that by the time you read this list you will know your Nikon camera inside and out – and many of these camera tips will be relevant for you even if you’re loyalty lies with another brand. Have a look and see what you discover about your Nikon DSLR. We think you’ll be surprised!

    7 reasons you should ditch raw format files and shoot JPEGs

    | Photography Tips | 25/12/2012 12:00pm
    7 reasons you should ditch raw format files and shoot JPEGs

    And so this is Christmas. And while most of you are busy with your families and egg nog (does anyone actually drink that?) and of course your fancy new cameras and generally not paying attention to what a photography blog is posting, we thought we would make a special Raw Tuesday post that goes against all convention, defies every rule every photographer has ever thrown at you and calls into question the very core and essence of this popular series.

    Today we’re going to hide in plain sight and tell you what others won’t: 7 reasons why you should ditch raw format and start shooting JPEGs.

    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: child photography without complication

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 21/12/2012 02:00am
    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: child photography without the complication

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our pro helps our apprentice shed the complexity that comes with child photography and suggests a simple outdoor portrait photography setup anyone can use to take pro-quality pictures of children.

    Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

    | Uncategorized | 20/12/2012 02:00am
    Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

    In this post we answer the 7 key questions you should ask yourself before buying new lenses. We also include our new photography cheat sheet, which breaks down some of the key features to look for in new lenses.

    Christmas food photography: tips for taking mouth-watering images this season

    | Photography Tips | 19/12/2012 11:00am
    Christmas food photography: tips for taking mouth-watering images this season

    Feeling festive with less than a week to go to Christmas? Our Christmas food photography tips offer some fun photo ideas for delicious images this holiday season…

    Band Photography: tips for taking promo shots that rock

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 19/12/2012 02:00am
    Band Photography: tips for taking promo shots that rock

    Shooting promotional band photography can be both an excellent way to hone your portrait photography skills as well as supplement your income on the side. Our in-depth tutorial below explains some essential portrait photography tips for capturing dramatic band promo shots, as well as advice on how much to charge for your efforts.

    All the gear and no idea: Sony back up their ad campaign

    | News | 04/12/2012 14:00pm
    All the gear and no idea: the story behind the new Sony CSC ad campaign

    UPDATED POST. In an effort to boost sales of Sony’s compact system cameras, Sony Australia has come up with an online – and slightly off-the-wall – marketing campaign. It has produced a series of videos poking gentle (but acutely-observed) fun at stereotypical DSLR users, with the tag line ‘All the gear and no idea’.

    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: wedding photography I do’s and don’ts

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 30/11/2012 02:00am
    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: wedding photography I do's and don'ts

    So far in our Professional Photographer to the Rescue series we’ve revealed a pro’s tips for music photography and the secret to shooting wild landscapes. This week we meet a professional photographer from one of the more stressful niches you can shoot: wedding photography. Our pro joins an amateur photographer on his first wedding shoot, offering his expert wedding photography tips and insider knowledge on the best equipment to have, posing tips, photo ideas and more.

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