Photography Metering Modes Explained

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Photography metering modes can be a bit confusing to the beginner/newbie, what with all the other buttons and menus to contend with. Do you ever get frustrated wondering why some of your images come out too dark and others are over-exposed? You check the exposure meter before taking the photo and it indicates that the … Read more Photography Metering Modes Explained

Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera 2020

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Photography plays a big part in our lives these days, particularly with social media . SmartPhones have come a long way and for many people they are the ideal compliment to their lifestyle. Small and simple and conveniently carried with you 24/7 but they are somewhat expensive, limited in features and often not suited to … Read more Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera 2020

Cute Camera Bags for Women 2020

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Linda:  “Lawrence – how do I say this nicely? … Can I make a suggestion?” Me (warily): “Yeah – go on then.” Linda:“Why not do something different and cater for women – for once in your life?” Me: “Ouch! That’s a bit unfair …” Linda: “Just shush and listen … Women like different things to you guys – … Read more Cute Camera Bags for Women 2020

Best Portrait Photography Backdrops 2020

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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 equipment. One aspect, which is often overlooked, is the background which can make … Read more Best Portrait Photography Backdrops 2020

Best Mirrorless Camera Bag in 2020

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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

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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