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Summer photo tips

Sunset

Photo by Mohsan’

Summer is fast approaching – in the northern hemisphere, anyway, and if that’s the half of the world where you reside you might benefit from some summer photography tips.

To photographers, summer is first and foremost a time of sun. Sun of course means bright, which of course means difficult lighting. You can get some great photos even in the middle hours of the day, but you will need to keep a few things in mind. Here’s a short list to get you started. Continue reading

Landscape photography tips

Landscape Photography Tips

Photo by Kenny Teo. Gear used: Canon EOS 1000D, 18-55 kit lens.

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, the aperture is given priority to ensure the image is sharp from front to back. As for light, the window of opportunity is small, limited to the beginning and end of the day. Continue reading

Photographing a Wedding

Photographing a Wedding

Photo Ryan Smith

If you’re a photographer, sooner or later you’ll be tapped by friends or family to shoot a wedding. Wedding photography can be lucrative, fun, and a great way to show off your photography skills. Although the industry is filled with professional wedding photographers, you don’t need to be a pro to document the special occasion. Here is some important tips that help ensure you’ll end the day with a great set of photographs – whether or not you’re a professional. Continue reading