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Most photographers often avoid creating a website to showcase their portfolio believing it comes with heavy costs. That used to be the case 10 years ago. But, not anymore. Today, you can build a website for less than $100. How? With the help of WordPress, of course. But, what is WordPress, exactly? And why should you use it?
turd (noun) : A lump of excrement One of the advantages amateur photographers have over pros is that the only pressure we experience is self imposed. We can shoot anything we want, experimenting to our heart’s content. If we come back with nothing from a shoot, there is no real cost apart from our own disappointment. No big deal. As soon… Continue reading "Polishing a turd in camera"
An African safari is a most exhilarating experience. Here are 10 tips for amateur photographers who want to make the most of their up-coming safari holiday. 1. Gear up! The internet’s keyboard ninjas who say “camera gear doesn’t matter” have clearly never been on safari. Occasionally you can get lucky and stop your car within 20 feet of an animal… Continue reading "Photography on safari : 10 essential tips"
Capturing the mood of the pouring rain in camera can be difficult. Standard auto or aperture-priority modes often miss the feel of a rainy day, and leave us with unsatisfactory flat looking images. I was recently caught out on the street in a sharp downpour with camera in hand so I decided to try two techniques to capture the mood… Continue reading "Two ways to photograph in the rain"
By Will Anlezark I have been shooting weddings for just shy of 6 years now and thought I would share some of the tips that have helped me through my own weddings, which typically provide more variety and attain more referrals. FIRST: Minimalism Remember that old saying ‘less is more’ a lot of the time this is the case for… Continue reading "5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Wedding Photography Business"
HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. This is an image editing process that takes your images at different exposures (with the same aperture value). Once captured software combines them to create a final image that displays a lot of the details that normally get lost when you take a single image. This editing process can be daunting for some people… Continue reading "One Click HDRs in Lightroom"
By Ana Andrés Ever since I acquired my first orb 3 years ago I love taking pictures with it. Over time, I have discovered what does and doesn’t work for me in my orbalicious images and that is what I would like to share with you in this post. I hope these 5 tips will help you find what you… Continue reading "5 Orbaliciousness Photo Tips"
Moving to a mirrorless camera system Many people have given thought to moving to mirrorless camera systems. Some have made the move, while others have not. I’ve procrastinated for quite a while, but now the time is right. Why move to mirrorless? There are many reasons for making the move to a mirrorless camera system. Some people might make the… Continue reading "Moving to a Mirrorless Camera System"
Photography workshops, tours and retreats are a wonderful way to interact with other photographers, learn new skills and forge new friendships. Workshops can be anything from a few hours long to days or even weeks. They can be all about the technical aspects of photography, where you learn what buttons to press and how they affect your image; or they… Continue reading "Why Should You Go on a Workshop, Tour or Retreat?"