Top Tips For Taking Better Photographs

24th September 2018

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A good photograph speaks a thousand words, and taking a good photograph involves nothing more than a little bit of thought. Whilst high end equipment and professional training does help, even the most amateur photographer can improve their images by taking a moment to clearly think about what you are trying to capture. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just take photos as a hobby, these top tips will help take your photographs …

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Photography – Camera Filters Part 2

17th September 2013

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Welcome to the second instalment of our travels through the world of different filters.
The ND (neutral density) filter is another absolute definite for the camera bag of any photographer.
ND Filters come in different strengths most commonly 0.9, 0.6, and 0.3 which stop the exposure down 3 stops, 2, and 1 respectively. Now I know it seems odd because rarely do you have a problem with too much light that you can’t get rid of! …

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Taking Photographs At Night

21st August 2013

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Night-time brings some beautiful scenes for photographing. However, it can be very frustrating as what the eye sees if far greater than what a camera can see as our night contrast ratio is much higher than a cameras.
However, this does not mean you can’t get an incredibly good night shot using a CSC or DSLR…or even an SLR or higher quality compact camera…pretty much anything that can give you full manual or at least Tv Priority.
So, …

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Shooting 35mm Film

11th July 2013

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If you ask me, this is simply a must for every photographer. I’m not saying shoot 35mm film all the time, but at least run through a couple of rolls, and I will give my reasons as to why this is such an important aspect of photography, even in today’s modern, digital world.
The main reason I would suggest any photographer out there to shoot film is because you will learn so much. You will …

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Photography – Camera Filters Part 1

18th June 2013

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Filters are a cameraman’s best friend – they can save you in many situations in various different ways. And the beautiful thing is they don’t have to be crazy expensive but they can be the difference between and ‘ok’ photo and a brilliant photo.
First off, the basics. When you bought your DSLR you were probably up-sold, or asked about, a UV Filter. Now, back in the good ol’ 35mm film days, these filters would …

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