Flash Photography: Simple Tips for Better Results

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When you’re just starting out in photography, it can be easy to think that using flash is a bad idea. In fact, flash can elevate a dull photo into a work of art.
The artificial light gives you more control over your photos. You can redirect it, soften it, mix it, reflect it, and even colour […]

8 Photography Books That Will Look Great on Your Coffee Table

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Coffee table books are the perfect way to bring beautiful aesthetics and a point of interest to an otherwise drab surface in your living room.

But these photography books are far more than just a compendium of pretty pictures. They offer incisive observations into society, fashion, travel, adventure, history, and the art of photography.
In this post, […]

The Best Photo Editing Software for Your Needs

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If you really want to get serious about your photography – or even just improve your photos for the perfect 9-square grid – you’ll want dedicated photo editing software.
Thankfully, these days there are plenty of options for photo editing software, from the all-rounder Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom package to free photo editing software GIMP for […]

The Must-Have Vlogging Accessories to Become a YouTube Star

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There’s no doubt about it, vlogging has got to be one of the coolest professions around. And with the improvements in technology – including drone photography and action cameras – you can really have some fun producing your video blogs.
But if you want to get serious and be among the best of the best, […]

Hello Sunshine: Your Summer Photography Guide

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You’d think summertime would be the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and capture some amazing photos. But in fact, summer often heralds the worst conditions for photography with harsh lighting, strong shadows, high contrast, hazy horizons or bland blue skies…
To get on top of this environment, you need to start being more clever about your […]

The Best Cameras for Budding Photographers in 2019

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If you’re a budding photographer, chances are you’ve developed a keen interest in photography and want a camera that can act as both a simple point-and-shoot beginner camera and produce great results using a few more advanced functions and features.

Up to this point, you might have been using your smartphone’s camera or a basic compact […]

8 Personal Photo Gift Ideas for Christmas

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Christmas is quickly approaching, and your gift shopping is ramping up, but there are still a few people who completely have you stumped. What do you get that person who seems to have it all? Or the person who insists on being given nothing at all?
A personalised photo gift is ideal for that relative or […]

The Best 6 Cameras for Kids in 2018

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Children love taking photos, whether they’re six or sixteen or using a smartphone or a DSLR. Your smartphone is probably already filled with silly selfies of your kids, are we right?
Giving your child a kids’ camera for their birthday, or for Christmas, is a great way to foster their creative side and get them interested […]

These 4 Camera Accessories Make Great Stocking Fillers

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If you’re struggling to come up with original, interesting gift ideas this Christmas, camera accessories make great stocking fillers!
No matter how proficient they are with their photography, these 4 gift ideas will be a sure-fire hit with your camera enthusiast friends, family members or loved ones.
So give them a gift they’ll actually use this year and […]

Our Christmas Photo Guide: Capture the Holiday Season Right

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With Christmas swiftly approaching, it’s time to pull out your camera and have it at the ready. There are few other seasons and virtually no holidays that offer nearly the amount of photography potential as the festive season.
You might want to hit the streets in search of the best Christmas lights displays, or perhaps […]