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Three Secrets To Stunning Photos

Three Secrets To Stunning Photos

What are the secret to stunning photos? Does a stunning photo require one thing or is it a combination of secrets? These questions have been burning in the minds of photography enthusiasts forever. It can be frustration to have the desire to take stunning images but a lack of knowledge holds you back. I was […]

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How To Do Time Lapse Photography

How To Do Time Lapse Photography

Water is one of the most photographed elements in nature. Whether it’s a huge, curled wave on the shores of Hawaii or the gentle trickle of a stream over rocks, water calls photographers from all over the world. We tend to find the movement, shape, reflection and energy quite fascinating. Not only do we love […]

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The Secret To Beautiful Colour In All Your Photos - Color Management Basics

The Secret To Beautiful Colour In All Your Photos – Color Management Basics

As the summer breeze swept through her house the feint smell of rubbish filled my nostrils. Toys littered the lounge and hallway. A small child bike sat in the middle of the hallway, next to the muddy shoes and dog basket. She lit a cigarette and inhaled deeply, tilted her head back, and the smoke […]

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The Secret of Beautiful Landscape Photography

The Secret of Beautiful Landscape Photography

Every now and then we come across the most beautiful landscape. It may be on holidays or a weekend drive. We go back and visit it time and time again if we can, feeling in awe of its beauty and magical quality. I really believe that places are like people, we feel connected to some […]

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The Secret Of Emotive Portraiture - The Decisive Moment

The Secret Of Emotive Portraiture – The Decisive Moment

In 1952 a famous photographer called Henri Cartier-Bresson coined the term “the decisive moment”. He was describing a moment in time that defines the story of the situation. He said “To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise […]

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What is a Model Release Form and Why Do I Need One?

This article is not legal advice. It’s based on my personal experience. I am sharing my personal experience with you. You must always seek legal council from a qualified legal representative before going ahead with any decisions on your business. In reading this, you understand this and will not take this as legal advice, or […]

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Professional Food Photography Tips

Professional Food Photography Tips

Food photography is a lot harder than it seems. Not only do we have to work to get the right composition but we also have to get the lighting right too. Once these elements are combined, we then need to style the food in order to make it appealing. Food styling is always done by […]

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Surprised By Success! Winning The State Photography Competition.

Surprised By Success! Winning The State Photography Competition.

Each month I hold a photography competition. I am very proud of my subscribers. They try hard and work at their photography. Like all who do photography, my subscribers can sometimes find the themes challenging and yet rewarding. I always give feedback on why the winner won, and, hope that others can benefit from my […]

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Beautiful Lighting for Studio Portraiture

Beautiful Lighting for Studio Portraiture

What makes a beautiful portrait? Is it the person being photographed? Is it the colour? Perhaps it’s a good lens. In fact there are lots of factors to why a portrait turns out nicely. I can give you one clue as to why a portrait turns out beautifully. The light. Light, especially in portraiture, helps […]

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How To Get Beautiful Colour In Your Photos

How To Get Beautiful Colour In Your Photos

White balance is probably one of the most underestimated aspects in photography. White balance falls under the category of colour management. Colour management is simply a process used to describe attaining accurate colour in your photos. White balance is a crucial part of your colour management. White balance represents the colour hue or tone in […]