One of the things that really irritates me is the number of out of focus and downright terrible photos people post to Facebook. I know that photography is all about creating memories but really, do you want to show just how bad your photos are? So why are so many bad images posted to Facebook? […]
Every photographer has to start somewhere and most beginners have to overcome several hindrances on their photography journey. Here are the top five that I have discovered and how to overcome them. There is a misnomer that great images are shot by professionals and that the rest of us fit into the category of happy snappers […]
Every business needs to promote itself visually and there are vast numbers of small businesses in need of services to take quality images. Companies are realising that it is not as easy as it looks to shoot quality digital images on a plain background and skills are needed to do this. This is where someone who can take this type of shot can make good money.
Most of the shots taken by the average person are family shots and of those the greater percentage are portraits. Why, because we want to remember the important things in life, our friends and family? Let’s take a look at three ways to create fantastic portraits. Portraits are traditionally taken in studios by a professional […]
This is quite a difficult field to get into and possibly one of the most challenging and demanding areas of commercial photography. It is quite similar to fashion photography where you have a team of people involved in the shoot, from the chef to a food stylist and an art director. So the pressure is on to deliver. Here’s how to start.
This is not a geometry lesson but the value of this triangle is immense as it gives you the tools to create the perfect exposure. And the perfect exposure is what we all aim at. So how does this exposure triangle help you create the perfect photograph? Let’s take a look at how to create […]