A 10 point checklist for perfect photo composition

Compose an image with impact: 05 Shoot long for landscapes

Composition is an art and also a science, and an area where a lot of otherwise technically proficient photographers can struggle. It’s not something that can be taught, like the relationship between aperture and shutter speeds or figuring out hyper-focal distance, but here are some essential tips to help you with framing… 1 What are… Continue reading

How and when to use ND filters (and what the numbers mean)

How and when to use ND filters (and what the numbers mean)

Have you ever wondered how pro photographers capture movement in their landscape shots to produce soft, blurry clouds and misty waterfalls? Are your long exposures just not delivering the same effect? Chances are that those pro images have been shot using a neutral density filter. These dark filters are designed to reduce the amount of light reaching the sensor in order to increase exposure times, without affecting the colour of the image. But how do you know when to use ND filters?