HDR that doesn’t look like HDR

HDR that doesn’t look like HDR

Photography is always a compromise, a constant trade off between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Even with the latest and greatest sensors a digital camera still can’t capture the 11 stops of dynamic range (the difference between the brightest highlights and...
Lessons Learnt: The Video Edition

Lessons Learnt: The Video Edition

I’ve been shooting a fair amount of video of late and I’ll be the first to admit I am having to scale quite a learning curve.  Aside from the obvious, there are a lot of differences between shooting still and moving images. Some of this might seem a bit...
5 Tips For Getting A Sharp Shot

5 Tips For Getting A Sharp Shot

Sharpness in your photos isn’t everything but it is one of the most important things. Even if you are conveying motion or isolating your subject against an out of focus background your subject still needs to be sharp. Here are 5 tips to staying sharp: Hold it...
8 reasons you should use Adobe Lightroom 5

8 reasons you should use Adobe Lightroom 5

Ever since Adobe released Lightroom  in 2007 to take on Apple’s Aperture, I have been an avid user of Adobe’s digital asset management and RAW processing app. I downloaded trial versions of both and despite being an Apple fan, I just didn’t bond with...
Lessons Learnt

Lessons Learnt

I recently decided I wanted to freshen up my portfolio so I gave myself a kick up the arse and arranged a studio day for myself. Living in the South West, when most of the models I want to work with live in the Midlands and the South East, is a pain when it comes to...
It’s About Solving Problems

It’s About Solving Problems

When everything goes exactly to plan it’s easy to get the shot, but what if your ducks aren’t in the same pond, let alone in a row? That’s when you’ve got to work harder to pull something out of the bag. It tests your mettle and pushes your...

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