Cameras

How to Show a Sense of Scale in Your Photography

How to Show a Sense of Scale in Your Photography

Picture this: You’re standing in front of an awe-inspiring natural wonder, a giant mountain or an extraordinary monument. Eagerly, you raise your camera to your eye and *click* you snap a shot. There, on the LCD screen on the back of your camera, you see that all the majesty of the scene has disappeared. A […]

How to Make the Most of Your Camera Gear and Skills

How to Make the Most of Your Camera Gear and Skills

Several years ago as I was just getting serious about photography, my only pieces of gear were a Nikon D200 and a 50mm lens. I was instantly enamored with the lens and almost overnight I stopped taking photos of my family and friends with a pocket camera. Instead, I preferred to bring my large DSLR […]

How to Plan and Take Killer Sunset Photos on Your Next Vacation

How to Plan and Take Killer Sunset Photos on Your Next Vacation

Who doesn’t love a good sunset photo? There’s something about that colorful, ethereal time of day that strikes a cord with just about every person. But as appealing and ordinary as sunsets are, the ability to capture that magical time of day as a photo can be surprisingly difficult. Photo by Martin Genev Yes, gear […]

How to do a Photography Alphabet Project

How to do a Photography Alphabet Project

Do you remember the ransom notes left behind by kidnappers and villains in movies? The notes made up of different letters cut out of magazines? My first encounter with the concept of a ransom note was while watching a movie called Baby’s Day Out. The 1994 movie, aimed at kids, tells the story of a toddler […]

6 Reasons You Should Hang Out With Other Photographers

6 Reasons You Should Hang Out With Other Photographers

Solo indulgence in any form of creative expression can leave you in a vacuum unless you are completely confident and never lack inspiration. I don’t think I know anyone like that. Being a photographer, whether for a living or as a hobby, is often something people do on their own. Here are 6 reasons you […]

Weekly Photography Challenge – Sunrise Sunset

Weekly Photography Challenge – Sunrise Sunset

Shooting the sunset or sunrise is a great way to come back with spectacular images. This week it’s time to get out there at dawn or dusk and make some magic. Sunset in Nicaragua. If you need some tips to help you on this one you can find a good video here and links to […]

4 Tips for Beginners to Food Photography

4 Tips for Beginners to Food Photography

Food photography is everywhere – restaurants, bars, advertisements, shop windows, billboards, blogs, menus, books – the list is endless. Interestingly enough, when done right these images not only catch your attention but may have an impact long after you’ve seen them. The work that goes into food photography is no small feat and usually starts […]

4 Tips for Low Light Photography During the Winter

4 Tips for Low Light Photography During the Winter

With fall here and winter fast approaching as well, the sun sets earlier in the day and most of us will be confined to shooting indoors. Whether you are shooting during the day or in the evening after the sunset, adapting and embracing shooting in low light will be beneficial to help you continue working […]

Tips for Better Forest Photography

Tips for Better Forest Photography

Humans have always been drawn to forests. We have found food, building and clothing materials, and inspiration in forests. There are innumerable stories told about them, the creatures that live there, and the dangers that lurk inside them. But it’s not all mythology and ancient history. Peace, adventure, colour, that perfect light – whatever you’re […]