Thursday 21st August 2014,

Browsing the "Creative Corner" Category

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It’s a Great Time To Be a Photographer

I don’t want to show my age here but I remember a time when people still bought film for their Kodak’s and back then, you had no idea what the end result would be until it was printed. Generally, this [...]

August 16, 2014 World Through the Lens

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to Others

“Man, I suck.” There. I said it. I’ve said something that’s entered my mind hundreds or even thousands of times since I first picked up a camera. “I suck. I’m not as good as <insert other photographer>. I’ll never be [...]

August 12, 2014 Creative Corner, World Through the Lens

How To Do Car Photography On The Cheap

Car photography, is there really much skill involved? Above: Jess’s Panda Spec Initial D Styled Toyota 86. You can see the effects of the multi-fired speed light technique that I will cover in this tutorial. On face value, many would say [...]

August 11, 2014 Creative Corner, Tutorials

One Year Using The Olympus Micro Four Thirds System On The Job – A Summary Of 5 days In Dubai

One year has passed since I decided to drop my Nikon DSLR system for the Olympus MFT system. Never have I made a better decision in my photography career. I have enjoyed every minute working with the new system and [...]

August 10, 2014 World Through the Lens
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Photography Hack: Make Your Own Lightsphere

Here’s how to make a home made version of the  on camera flash modifier, which will only cost you around £3. You’ll be amazed at how well it works. [...]

August 6, 2014 Creative Corner, Tutorials
Cool Camera Corner- Episode 2- Asahi Pentax S1

Cool Camera Corner: Episode 2: Asahi Pentax S1

In this episode I take a look at the S1. Made in 1960 this simple but high quality camera was designed as a budget version of the range topping Pentax S3. It’s features are not actually that limited though and [...]

August 4, 2014 Creative Corner, World Through the Lens
Backup Your Photos

Backup Your Photos: Don’t Wait Till It’s Too Late

The reason why you’re here is because you cherish your photos, be it personal family shots or those from your professional portfolio. The last thing you would want to be doing is to only read this essential step in your [...]

August 1, 2014 Tutorials
How to Deal with a Creative Rut

How to Deal with Creative Ruts

Ahh, the dreaded creative rut! How much we photographers hate you. You sap our energy, take away our motivation, destroy our will to press the shutter button and leave us feeling frustrated, angry, depressed and without hope. Before I threw [...]

July 16, 2014 World Through the Lens
Let There be LIGHT Part 3

Let There be LIGHT! Part 3

Hey you fantastic F Stop Loungers! In the first part of this trilogy, we looked at a few creative ways to play with flash. We then covered hard vs soft light, including some examples of both. And now it’s time to put it all [...]

June 29, 2014 World Through the Lens

Reflective Beauty with Meaghan Gleeson

I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to share this with you all… I had a shoot almost a month ago now with an amazing team – our goal was to create some really cool edgy jewellery based imagery. We [...]

June 21, 2014 World Through the Lens