What is Low Key Photography – And When To Use It

A low key photograph of a young girl dressed as a clown

In this post I am hoping to sell you on the attractions of low-key photography. Before I tell you what I like about it let me try to answer the question “What is Low Key Photography?” An obvious place to start would be with the official definition – official definitions can be boring but in … Read more What is Low Key Photography – And When To Use It

How To Shoot The Moon – For That “WOW” Factor

Silhouette of a tree with the moon in the background

“Can you teach me how to shoot the moon?” someone asked me when I posted the image above on FaceBook.It’s not even a great image but it is an interesting one – especially when zoomed in. As result, I thought I would write an article on camera settings and general techniques for taking photos of … Read more How To Shoot The Moon – For That “WOW” Factor

What is White Balance in Photography – Not All Lighting Is The Same

A photograph taken in a studio using Auto White Balance

“What is white balance in photography?” – I think this is such a great question.  Not all lighting is the same and an understanding of the different types of lighting, and how to adjust for them, is essential to good photography. Read more about colour balance and the effect light has on colour here. I … Read more What is White Balance in Photography – Not All Lighting Is The Same

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