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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Photographing car light trails

Light painting can be a lot of fun, and one my favourite types of this genre are car light trails. Here I’m going to look at this long exposure technique, and how it can add real energy to your scene. This of course is often used as part of a cityscape scene, and careful consideration…

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The assignment I shot for National Geographic.

As a photographer getting a photo into a magazine like National Geographic is a dream, and getting on the cover is the moment you start pinching yourself pretty hard just to make sure it’s real. It means you’re up there with some great photographers, everyone remembers Steve McCurry’s iconic shot of the Afghan girl for…

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Taking water drop photos

Water drop photography is a fun type of photography, and especially good for those rainy days when you’re not keen to chase after the kid running through a puddle in the monsoon. You mean you are, well ok it makes a cool shot… just be careful with your gear, that camera bag might not be…

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