The 5 day deal! – Photography courses for a mega discount.

It’s that time of year again, it’s the 5 day deal! This is an opportunity not to be missed, as there are many courses offered by respected professional photographers that will really improve your photography. Among them are Jimmy McIntyre and Matt Brandon, who I’ve had the good fortune to meet personally. They offer different…

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Interview with crystal ball photographer Simon Bond.

Recently I was asked by an A-level student from the UK to discuss my photography, which she found online through a google search. I liked the questions she posed to me, so I thought I’d share my answer on this blog and try to share some of my wisdom. So let’s begin with Shannon’s introductory…

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Travel for photographers! How to get paid while you shoot.

As a creative person I’m always looking at the resources I have, with time and money being prominent in my mind. To me time is the most important commodity we have as this is the currency spent on creating things. With this in mind it’s important to find part time work that allows you to…

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Photography infra-red – The post processing.

Last week you would have seen what you need to do to take an infra-red photo, but that’s only half the job and now you’re going to see how to do the post processing side. If you followed the advice given last week you will now have either a image that looks red/pink or one…

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Photographing infra-red photos – Taking the photo.

Hi everyone today we’re going to look at how you take infra-red photos, this is a niche form of landscape photography which when done well produces amazing results. The results you’ll see look like magical dreamscapes with white foliage that resembles snow, and an ethereal black sky, when combined with either very modern or traditional…

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How to shoot silhouette photos

In photography a silhouette is a dark shape that appears against a lighter background, it’s usually a person but you can silhouette other things such as trees or buildings. The most common time to shoot silhouettes is around sunset, when you get amazing colours in the sky as a backdrop to your silhouette. So how…

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Shooting from an aeroplane

Ok I admit it, i want a drone… I badly want a drone, but for now I don’t have one. If there’s anyone out there who would like to donate, ok maybe not. I nevertheless love shooting from above, as you’ll have no doubt discovered from my blog on roof topping. One way to do…

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How to roof top like a photo ninja!

Those landscape photographers who reside in big urban centres gravitate towards big cityscape photos, and sooner or later this will have them climbing the floors of tall apartment buildings looking for the best vantage points in town. It’s a trend that has become increasingly popular in recent years, though with this saturation of the roofs…

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My camera bag for creative photography

The gear that goes into my bag for creative photography could probably fill a suitcase if I included all of it, and in this blog I want to talk about what you might put into your day bag to allow you to take interesting offbeat photos while you’re on a walkabout. In my last blog…

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What camera gear goes into my camera bag

Ok if you like photography the chances are you have plenty of friends who share your passion, and one of the most common questions that comes up in such company is “what camera equipment do you pack when you go shooting?”. The answer to that question very much depends on the type of photographer you…

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