Photography Metering Modes Explained

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Photography metering modes can be a bit confusing to the beginner/newbie. I thought a simple explanation of how they work and differ would benefit my followers. And of coourse with all the other buttons, settings and menus to contend with are metering modes important enough to concern yourself with them? Do you ever get frustrated … Read more Photography Metering Modes Explained

Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera 2020


In this post I will help you find the best point and shoot camera currently available for your specific needs and I will also guide you in what to look for in your new camera. Photography plays a big part in our lives these days, particularly with social media. SmartPhones have come a long way … Read more Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera 2020

Cute Camera Bags for Women 2020

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“Cute Camera Bags for Women” – not a likely title for me to write about but there is a story behind why I chose it. It stems from a discussion I had with a friend that went something like this: Linda :  “Lawrence – how do I say this nicely? … Can I make a suggestion?” Me (warily): “Yeah … Read more Cute Camera Bags for Women 2020

Best Portrait Photography Backdrops 2020

Best Portrait Photography Backdrops Featured Image of Smiling Young Woman

Using the best portrait photography backdrops will elevate your portraiture above anyone elses. Portrait photography is all about the subject – the face/s in front of your camera. There are a number of ways to ensure that you get the image you are trying to portray from make-up and colour coding through to lighting and … Read more Best Portrait Photography Backdrops 2020

Best Mirrorless Camera Bag in 2020

Best Mirrorless Camera Backpack The Zecti Canvas Camera Backpack

Considering all the permutations and personal preferences of a million photographers it’s a big ask to suggest what the Best Mirrorless Camera Bag is – I decided to take on the challenge. I’ve broken the subject into 5 distinct categories (see the Table of Contents below) and present you with 2 bags from each category. … Read more Best Mirrorless Camera Bag in 2020

Best Camera Dry Cabinet 2020

Images of three of the FORSPArK range of camera dry cabinets on offer

Investing in the best camera dry cabinet is the best way to protect your valuable photographic gear against fungus and damage from humidity This is especially so during lengthy periods of inactivity.  Keeping your camera and lenses in an enclosed and possibly stuffy bag or backpack should be avoided. The FORSPARK brand of camera dry … Read more Best Camera Dry Cabinet 2020

What is a Beauty Dish

Image of an aluminium beauty dish mounted and showing the different diffuser attachments.

Take a look at the Wikipedia definition of a beauty dish and you will likely come away more confused than ever – I sure started wondering if I knew what it was. What follows is an easy-to-understand answer to the question “What is a Beauty Dish?” – Wikipedias definition not withstanding. I will also describe … Read more What is a Beauty Dish

Landscape Photography Tips and Techniques

Landscape photography tips and techniques, include foreground and background interest for greater impact

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres around as has been since photography first began. This post covers basic landscape photography tips and techniques, the essential equipment you will need and composition ideas. What is Landscape Photography A tricky question to answer … landscape photography can be anything from a huge expansive scene … Read more Landscape Photography Tips and Techniques

5 Beginner Photography Tips and Techniques

A photo showing the mode selector on a modern DSLR with the three manual mode options - manual, aperture and shutter

5 Simple photography tips and techniques for the absolute beginner. You’ve just bought your DSLR camera (a Nikon D3400 I presume 🙂 ) and have this beautiful bit of technology in your hands with no idea where to start. Let’s give you a helping hand and get you started off on the right foot. First … Read more 5 Beginner Photography Tips and Techniques

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