How to create abstract images by dragging your camera

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The term ‘camera drag’ may not sound like a particularly good idea, but don’t worry, we guarantee that your camera will come to no harm. Camera drag is actually a technique that adds motion blur to your images by moving the camera during an exposure to render the scene as an abstract palette of colours…. Continue reading

Photo ideas: miniature food landscape pictures

Photo ideas don’t come much more entertaining than this. The idea of placing model figures in amongst ingredients can transform a meal into a miniature landscape. Fry ups turn into meat safaris and soup bowls become steaming savoury jacuzzis. Of course there are many other everyday household objects that make excellent settings for macro scenarios, but food is ideal. It can be easily sculpted and is instantly recognisable. Here, that great British staple, bangers and mash, works a treat as the Smash instant mash mix could be easily manipulated into the shape of a mountain. But there are many other areas in our daily life where miniature adventures can take place – all you need is a little imagination. Here are some photo ideas to give you food for thought…