Unless we are lucky enough to live in a fabulous, unspoilt area of countryside, most of us will often make some sort of journey to get to a photographic location, whether it is just half an hour away, or on the other side of the globe.
Winter is not many people’s favourite season, but even so, it does have some advantages for an outdoor photographer. The light is low throughout the day, which is great for texture and shape in landscape photography.
Travel Photography: Using Google Earth to Plan Your Photography Trips For so many of us, a short holiday or city break is the only chance we have to travel, and photography provides the proof and memories of times well spent.
Most people think the digital cameras histogram only shows you your exposure. Few realize that it can also tell you a lot about image quality. Some of you may have heard the saying: “Exposing to the right“ But what does it really mean?
The successful use of colour in photography is a fundamental creative tool. By understanding the concepts of Colour Theory we can arm ourselves with the ability to make key decisions that will greatly influence the success of our images.
Recently, Finland-based photographer Mikko Lagerstedt has put out some of his finest work to date. Called Infinity, the series shows a beautiful layer of fog sweeping through majestic landscapes both during the day and at night. "Most of the photos were taken this month in just two days time," he tells us. "There is something about fog that gives you the sense of infinity and mood. Never know what is 'behind' the fog."
Cropping; both in-camera and during post processing can dramatically change and image. Follow our advice and take your photography to the next level 10 years ago when I bought my first DSLR camera 6MP was consider large.
Packing your camera bag for a day out can sometimes be a bit of a dilemma – on the one hand, you want to take every piece of gear you own, just in case you might need it, but on the other hand, you know you’ve got to carry it all!
Photographers who work outdoors with natural light, rather than in a studio, have to make the best of the prevailing weather conditions. This will be especially true when we’re visiting a location at some distance from where we live. If a...