The 25 types of photographer… which one are you?

    | Inspire | 21/09/2013 00:01am
    Final surf photography advice from our professional photographer: safety first

    Photographers run the gamut of everything from the adrenaline junkie to the nature-loving bird photographer, with a whole lot of ground in between.

    In their latest guest blog post, the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure have broken down what they believe are the 25 types of photographers. Which one are you?

    City at night: photography tips for taking atmospheric images of urban areas

    | Night, Photography Tips | 18/09/2013 00:01am
    City at night: photography tips for atmospheric images of buildings and landmarks

    The city at night is a fantastic place for photography. But you’ll want to get there just after sunset. In this tutorial we explain how the twilight hours are perfect for capturing atmospheric pictures of illuminated buildings and city landmarks.

    Panoramic photography: tips for making high-res images from multiple pictures

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 16/09/2013 11:12am
    Panoramic photography: tips for making high-resolution panoramas from multiple images

    There’s nothing new about panoramic photography: it’s just that it’s now easier than ever before. In this tutorial we’ll run through the basics of panoramic photography, offer some tips on how to shoot your scene and then show you an easy way to stitch them together.

    Dull day photography: what (and how) to shoot when the sun isn’t shining

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 13/09/2013 00:01am
    Dull day photography: what (and how) to shoot when the sun isn't shining

    No sun? No worries. There’s still opportunity for great pictures. In this tutorial we explain a few simple photography tips for making the most of dull days.

    Bokeh background ideas: shoot a rainy portrait for a backdrop with sparkling blur

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 12/09/2013 11:23am
    Bokeh background ideas: shoot a rainy portrait for a backdrop with shimmering blur

    Bad weather doesn’t have to curb your photography. Using your creative side, there are plenty of fun photo projects you can pursue that embrace the challenging elements. In fact, rain can be a great time to shoot outdoor portrait photography, as the drops can produce a shimmering bokeh background.

    In this tutorial we show you exactly how to set up your camera and edit your rainy day portraits to maximise this bokeh background effect.

    11 music photography mistakes everyone always makes (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 10/09/2013 00:01am
    11 music photography mistakes everyone always makes (and how to avoid them)

    You don’t have to have access to the photographers’ pit at stadium concerts to take great music photography. There are some excellent opportunities at festivals and even local bars and pubs.

    In her latest post in her series looking at some of the common photography mistakes photographers make, our head of testing Angela Nicholson examines some of the most common mistakes made by music photographers and gives some advice on getting things right.

    Fall color: how to photograph autumn leaves and other seasonal images

    | Photography Tips | 08/09/2013 00:01am
    How to shoot frosty leaf close-ups

    How do you make the most of seasonal textures and tones? In this tutorial we answer some of the common questions on how to capture Fall color and photograph some of the popular subjects like autumn leaves, wildlife and working with seasonal light.

    How to break out of your photography rut: 6 quick fixes for creative photographers

    | Photography Tips | 07/09/2013 00:01am
    Banish Bad Pictures: 9 quick fixes for common camera complaints

    We all lose our photographic mojo once in a while or maybe find that we are effectively taking the same images over and over again. In their latest guest blog post, our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure compiled 6 tried and tested techniques to help you break out of this photographic rut and start taking more creative images.

    Family photo ideas: create a multi-frame photo grid for a fun portrait montage

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 28/08/2013 11:25am
    Family photo ideas: create a multi-frame photo grid for a fun portrait montage

    If you’re looking for some new family photo ideas and are bored of the same traditional poses, creating a multi-frame photo grid like that popularised by the television show The Brady Bunch is a really fun and easy option.

    Backlit portraits: how to give your subjects a golden halo effect

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 27/08/2013 12:01pm
    Backlit portraits: how to give your subjects a golden halo effect

    In our latest outdoor portrait photography tutorial we show you how to use clever framing of the sun give your people pictures a golden halo effect. Read on to find out how to make your own atmospheric backlit portraits!

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