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Our Top 8 Photography Techniques

If you are looking for a way to make your photography stand out, there are plenty of striking photography techniques you can experiment with.
From impressive light trails to fascinating tilt-shift photography, these are our top 8 photography techniques to give you a creative edge.
1. Tilt-Shift Photography

Tilt-shift is a cool photography technique that plays with perspective […]

Winner of the $20k Sports Club Nomination announced

Congratulations to Forbes Junior Cricket Club for winning the “Win $20,000 for your local sports club”.
Thanks to your nominator Julie Smith, your club will be able to get access to everything you mentioned in your nomination and hopefully a club lunch to celebrate the win.
“Forbes Junior Cricket is desperately in need of their […]

How the Camera Changed the World

In 1839, a dapper-looking Robert Cornelius set up his camera at the back of his dad’s gas lamp-importing business in Philadelphia. He removed the lens cap, sprinted into the frame and sat on a stool for a minute before returning the cap.
His reward? The world’s first selfie.
From camera obscura to the digital camera, photography has […]

5 of the Best Compact System Cameras for Travel

Going on the trip of a lifetime? You’re going to need a great camera that will allow you to capture every second of it.
There are many things to consider when choosing a camera to take with you on your travels. You need something that produces quality images but is lightweight and compact.
Compact system cameras, or […]

The Pros and Cons of an Action Camera

Action Cameras have come a long way in a few short years. They are a great option whether you are looking for a camera to follow you around the world or a gadget to capture the coolest sights.
There are many uses for action cameras, and many to choose from. Whether you’re an amateur or an […]

DSLR VS Mirrorless Cameras

Many cameras are mirrorless, your digital compact camera, even your smartphone uses mirrorless technology. But unlike those cameras, compact system cameras are becoming comparable to DSLRs.
This guide will help you whether you’re thinking of upgrading from your point-and-shoot camera, or you’re just interested in learning how a mirrorless camera differs from your DSLR.

What is a […]

How to Pan a Moving Subject

‘Panning’ in photography is the art of shooting a moving subject while accentuating the movement. While most photography freezes a subject in time, panning captures a blurred background but a sharp subject.
This technique is used to capture dynamic images that show the motion of a subject. It requires a slow shutter speed and a steady […]

Camera F-Stops Explained

F-stops, like many camera settings, can seem like a daunting subject to try to understand. But learning the ins and outs of F-stops and aperture will have such a major effect on your photography it’s well worth your attention.
Your camera can usually automatically choose appropriate settings, including the F-stop. But it can’t make artistic decisions […]

How to Get Light Trails in Photography

Everybody loves the effect light trails have on urban photography. It can make any city or situation look magical.
Light trails in photography work by combining long shutter speeds with fast moving lights to capture the streams of light.
Beautiful, yes. Easy? Certainly not. It’s all about experimentation. You can choose different light sources, try different settings, […]

4 Easy Ways to Get Your Pictures Noticed

Using the wide range of social media tools at your disposal could help you get your name out there as an amateur photographer or find new business if you’re a pro.
There are many tools and social networks that can help you build your social media presence. To help you get started here are four easy ways […]