How ISO 1600, hyperfocal focusing made this stunning, handheld image possible

    | News | 23/03/2014 11:00am
    How ISO 1600 and hyperfocal focusing made this stunning, handheld image possible

    Professional travel and landscape photographer David Clapp takes thousands of pictures, but one of his most recent favourites is this ethereal shot of a Hindu celebration taken during an excursion to Varanasi, India.

    In his latest guest blog post he reveals how a high ISO and a hyper focal distance technique helped him capture this wonderful moment.

    Learn Photography: classic tips and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    | Photography Tips | 21/10/2013 00:01am
    Learn Photography: classic tips, tricks and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    Learning photography isn’t a journey you should have to take alone. Below we’ve gathered some of our best photography tips, tricks and tutorials to help you learn photography fundamentals in all of the popular genres.

    Carry-on restrictions for photographers: current hand luggage allowance by airline

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 16/08/2013 12:08pm
    Aviation photography: tips for taking amazing pictures of airplanes

    How much of your photography gear can you carry on to a plane? If you want to take you camera and gear abroad, every airline has specific carry-on restrictions based on size and weight. We’ve rounded up the current hand luggage allowances for some of the major airlines to hopefully save you from making a difficult choice to pack your treasured lenses when you get to the airport!

    A Layman’s Guide to Travel Tripods

    | Accessories, Reviews | 12/08/2013 10:57am
    A Layman's Guide to Travel Tripods: what every photographer must know

    What are the different features of travel tripods, and do you need one? In our latest Layman’s Guide we answer the common questions beginner photographers may have about these essential accessories.

    8 common mistakes photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 08/08/2013 00:01am
    8 common mistakes all photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

    Many photographers have to fit their hobby around a full-time job, so their annual vacation is the perfect opportunity to spend some time taking photographs.

    In the seventh part of her ongoing series about how to avoid making classic photographic mistakes our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the problems photographers encounter on holiday and offers some expert advice about how to avoid them.

    Best camera settings for shooting beach photography?

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 04/08/2013 13:00pm
    Best camera settings for beach photography

    Do your beach photos come out too dark or suffer poor colour balance. Here are some of the best camera settings to use for your beach photography.

    How to take pictures through a window and avoid reflections

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 20/04/2013 14:00pm
    How to take pictures through a window and avoid reflections

    When traveling, it’s common to take pictures through a window in your hotel or museum… or anywhere you may find yourself. But too often reflections are visible in your images. If you can’t open a window, here is a quick way to minimise reflections when you take pictures through a window.

    Behind The Image: David Clapp on his secret passion for infrared

    | Inspire | 31/03/2013 14:00pm
    Behind The Image: David Clapp on his secret passion for infrared

    Leading professional travel and landscape photographer David Clapp is currently in India, shooting an infrared-converted Canon EOS 5D. In his latest guest blog post he explains how he captured this moment using this wonderful photographic format.

    Interview with disqualified winner of National Geographic Photo Contest

    | News | 23/02/2013 02:00am
    Harry Fisch's disqualified winning image from National Geographic Photo Contest

    Harry Fisch’s image, ‘Varanasi, India’, caused a stir earlier this year when his image was chosen as the winner in the Places category of the prestigious National Geographic Photo Contest 2012, only to be disqualified shortly afterward for editing out a bag using Photoshop. We caught up with him to discuss his thoughts on National Geographic’s decision, and travel photography.

    Winners of Travel Photographer of the Year 2012

    | News | 11/12/2012 16:24pm
    By Craig Easton, winner of TPOTY 2012

    The winner of the Travel Photography of the Year 2012 is photographer Craig Easton, the first Briton to win the award since 2007.

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