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!

    Outdoor photography ideas: how to shoot striking, alternative pictures of nature

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 23/08/2013 00:01am
    Outdoor photography ideas: how to shoot striking, alternative pictures of nature

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a trip deep into a Scottish forest, sharing his best tips and outdoor photography ideas for shooting striking scenes from nature.

    Candid photography: shoot documentary- style portraits of people at work

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 13/08/2013 00:01am
    Candid photography: how to shoot documentary-style portraits of people at work

    Candid photography is one of the more difficult types of portraiture you can shoot. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to capture both informal portraits and documentary-style pictures of people at work using a variety of techniques.

    Aviation photography: tips for taking first-class pictures of airplanes

    | Photography Tips | 09/08/2013 00:01am
    Aviation photography: tips for taking amazing pictures of airplanes

    Aviation photography is one of the more challenging genres you can shoot as a photographer: fast-moving subjects, bright backgrounds, keeping your camera stable at long focal lengths. The list goes on.

    In this tutorial we explain some of the best aviation photography tips we’ve learned from the pros, as well as our own experience, to show you the best way to take stunning pictures of airplanes.

    Summer portrait Ideas: how to use natural light for atmospheric people pictures

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 05/08/2013 12:30pm
    Summer portrait Ideas: how to use natural light for atmospheric people pictures

    Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year to take pictures. One of our favourite summer portrait ideas is to head to the beach and make use of the sunshine to create atmospheric outdoor portrait photography.

    In this quick guide we’ll show you step-by-step how to set up your camera and direct your subject to make the most of the natural light. We’ll then show you a few simple edits you can make on the computer to give you atmospheric summer portrait a professional finish!

    9 creative photo ideas to try in August

    | Photography Tips | 01/08/2013 00:01am
    Creative Photo Ideas for August: 02 Shoot a day in the life of your pet

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in August 2013.

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