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 moreLandscape Photography Tips and Techniques

5 Beginner Photography Tips and Techniques

5 Simple photography tips and techniques for the absolute beginner. You’ve just bought your DSLR camera (a Nikon D3400 I presume ūüôā ) 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. I … Read more5 Beginner Photography Tips and Techniques

What Is Street Photography?

I was recently involved in a camera club discussion where the topic was “What is Street Photography?” The ensuing discussion was emotional, informative and at times contradictory. A few of those present became emotional, and visibly aggressive, as they themselves had been photographed ‘without their consent’ in public places or at public events.¬† This sort … Read moreWhat Is Street Photography?

Correctly Expose For High Contrast Lighting Conditions

Use a credit card to bounce your flash off the roof to correctly expose for high contrast lighting

In this post I will be explaining how to correctly expose for high contrast lighting conditions to provide a well exposed photo. By that I mean overcoming, rather than utilising, contrast lighting.¬† Utilising contrast produces either high-key or low-key photography where the lighting is optimised to create drama. My intention with this post is t … Read moreCorrectly Expose For High Contrast Lighting Conditions

Camera f Stops Explained

A small f stop setting is often used in landscape to get both the foreground and background in focus.

Camera¬†f¬†¬†Stops Explained?¬† Strictly speaking there is no such thing as “camera f stops”;¬†¬†f stops refer to the aperture of lenses and not the camera itself. As¬†f stops seem to cause some confusion I will endeavour to explain what is meant by¬†f stops and what other type of “stops” there are in photography. You shouldn’t really … Read moreCamera f Stops Explained

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