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How to Capture Extraordinary Flower and Insect Photos

The spectacular, vibrant patterns that both flowers and insect life offer provide us with an endless array of photographic opportunities. The experience is both peaceful and solitary, allowing one to slow down and connect with the subtle details of nature. Rather than settling for static compositions, my goal is to further accentuate

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The Top 10 Secret Ingredients of Professional Photography Revealed

Great professional photography has so much more to it than shutter speeds and aperture and goes well beyond today’s latest high end cameras. These fundamental aspects are undeniably extremely useful but, the truth is, there are a number of common characteristics shared amongst many professional photographers. By studying these and applying them

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Shutter Aperture ISO - May 22, 2012 - 1

What do the Numbers and Letters on Lenses Mean?

There are lots of numbers and letters on lenses, but what do they mean? It’s actually not that difficult to understand, so allow me to break it down for you. This was another requested post from Barbara who’s on my video training course. When you’re on the course, you can

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Portfolio RAW - December 12, 2014 - 19

When to Use Different Shutter Speeds

I’ve covered shutter speed in great detail before, but recently this question popped up: ‘When would you typically use all the different shutter speeds?’ It dawned on me, that it wouldn’t hurt to provide a list of when you would typically use different shutter speeds, so here it is. Thanks to

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Where to Focus When Taking a Photo

Where to Focus When Taking a Photo

Most beginner photographers don’t know where to focus when taking a photo, and worse still, they don’t seem to know why it’s a problem either. You may think that because you’re shooting a landscape photo, and your horizon is miles away, it’s best to focus to infinity. Wrong. Let me

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Portfolio RAW - April 27, 2011 - 71

A Beginner’s Guide To Photography

I’ve been writing on this site for a while now, and I’ve put together a lot of good content, but the trouble is that a lot of it can be hard to find, especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for. This post will walk you though everything that a beginner in photography should learn, and in the order that they’re supposed to learn it. Welcome to my 100th post.

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The Great Wall of China

30 Day Photography Challenge Project

Learning how to take great photos is about more than just understanding how your camera works. Sure, you need to know how to use it, but what about when it comes time to actually use your camera in the wild? Not only should have a good idea of all different

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Beauty Dish - January 16, 2012 - 1

10 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

For those who don’t know, the DIY Photography equipment niche has gone from strength to strength recently, as more people become interested in photography, but can’t afford all the tasty equipment that comes with it. As a lover of putting together flatpack furniture (yeah, that’s right), I love DIY photography.

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