Entering Photography competitions is a very good way of improving your photography. Photography competitions not only allow you to see other peoples work but also to learn from the the good; and the not so good examples.
Want to improve your #photography? Then why not enter a photography competition and read our 10 point guide to improve your chances of winning.
New Year is the traditional time to look back at the year just gone and to look forward to the year to come. This is valuable as a photographer as well as personally. Looking back allows you to assess what you’ve achieved in the past twelve months.
What are your new years resolutions? In this article photographer David Taylor reflects on last year and looks forward to the coming year.
DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras explained. In part one I described the advantages and disadvantage of compact cameras. Today it’s the turn of the interchangeable lens camera. All the cameras described in part one have one thing in common.
Looking to buy a camera and want to know the difference between different types? In the second part of our Camera Types Explained we look at Mirrorless and DSLR cameras.
It must be odd to create a product or brand that then becomes shorthand for other similar products or brands. Take Adobe Photoshop. If you’ve only heard of one image-editing software package it’ll be Photoshop.
Do you want 3 easy Photoshop tips to quickly improve your images? In this article we have three essential post processing tips that every photographer should follow.
In the first part of this piece I talked about assessing your images for technical imperfections. If you’ve not read that piece pop over here to take a look first. In many ways assessing an image for blemishes is relatively easy.
In the second part of this article of assessing your images Photographer David Taylor looks at the much harder subject of assessing your image's aesthitic qualities.
When it comes to hindsight everyone has 20:20 vision. It’s often much easier to work out what should have been done after an event than during the event itself.
Are you able to quickly and efficiently assess your images when you first upload them to your computer? Being able to critique your images quickly and remove the duds with save disk space and save time editing. In the first of a two part article we explain how to assess your images to ensure that only your best is kept and the rest is discarded.
Composition applies to all art forms and, while seeing parallels with writing or music might be stretching a point, issues that relate to other areas of the visual arts can also apply to photography.
Composition is one of the most popular and sort after photography courses and MyPhotoSchool are excited to announce their new 4 week online photography course on Composition with master Photographer Tony Worobiec starting in the new year.
We finish filming in December and will have the course live by early Spring, so if you want a sneak preview then read on ........
How to Clean Your Camera Sensor Compact and mobile phone cameras have one big advantage over system cameras: the sensor inside the camera is never exposed to the elements.
Have you ever suffered from dust on your camera sensor? Modern Digital camera have seen much improvement in this area, but you may still need to occasionally clean your camera sensor and in this article we tell you how.
Life would be so much easier if every camera had the same lens mount, flash system and could use any photographic accessory ever made. However, every camera manufacturer wants you to stick with their products only.
If a friend lent you their dslr camera, would you know how to use it? Do you know what TV, S, A, AV and ALO, pentax, Sony Canon, Nikon and olympus all have different names for different setting, in this article we explain what they are and how to work.
What’s the difference between a Phone, Bridge and Compact camera? There are a bewildering number of cameras out there, with more arriving every month. Fortunately, each individual model can usually be assigned to a particularly type.
Do you know what the difference is between a Phone, Bridge and Compact camera? In this 2 part article we separate out the 4 different camera types and explain the pros and cons of each.
Urban night photography Cities and towns are often at their aesthetic best at night. Even the dowdiest city is transformed when darkness falls and the lights come on. Winter is the optimum time for night photography.
Want to take amazing photos after dark? In this article we take on on a night time street photography tour and tell you how to photograph great urban street photography after dark.
How do you get an 800mmor even a 1200mm zoom lens on a point and shoot bridge camera? Bridge cameras are well named. They’re a bridge between compact cameras (with often limited specifications) and more fully-featured system cameras such as DSLRs.
Would you want a camera with an 800mm or even a 1200mm lens? New Superzoom bridge cameras from Sony and Panasonic are now offering zoom range from 20-1200mm
Wedding photography today is a far cry from what it was only just a few years ago. When I started in the 90’s you’d start the day outside the church waiting for the bride’s arrival and finish with a fake cake-cutting when the reception started.
Want to be a 21st century wedding photographer? Photographer Andy Stonier gives us the ins and outs of what its like to be a full time professional with 25 years of experience.
Whether Christmas or birthday we are always looking for useful and unusual photography gifts for friends and family. In this article MyPhotoSchool has chosen their 10 favourite presents that photographers everywhere shouldn’t be without.
Looking for the ultimate photography gift for birthday or Christmas?
We have chosen our top 10 gift for 2014. A list of gifts and gadgets no photographer should be without.
Flash Sync Speed, what it means and how to deal with it Flash Sync Speed is one of those photographic mysteries to a lot of photographers Typically there’s a shutter speed beyond which flash can’t be used (though there are ways round this, which...
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