Get more creative images with these photography lighting tips

  • Using natural light
  • Using flash
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The Golden Hour in Photography

Ok, I know I keep going on about it, but really if there's one aspect of a scene that can make or break the image more than any other, it's the lighting. You might have [...]

Window light portraits, Part I – Shooting parallel to window

Natural light photography - Window Light portrait tips For many portraits, nothing beats the natural beauty of window light. The larger the light source in relation to the subject, the softer the light, so directional [...]

Learn how the Shutter Speed affects your flash photos – flash photography tips

Flash photography tips - has this ever happened to you? You take a portrait using your built-in or external flash, but the photo is too bright or too dark, like the slightly over-exposed couple and [...]

Natural light photography on stormy days

When it comes to improving the quality of your photos, learning about light isn’t that sexy is it? Many people would much prefer to learn about their shiny new camera or lenses, rather than being [...]

Understand the maximum flash sync speed

What exactly is a maximum flash sync speed and how can it cause problems Maybe you're already aware that your camera's shutter speed is limited to (usually) around 1/250th of a second when using flash. [...]

Use an external flashgun to bounce flash

External flashguns are great aren't they? As well as being far more powerful than the built in pop-flash on DSLR's, they usually come with a head that swivels, like in the above photo. This allows [...]

Flash photography tips – my favourite basic settings

Flash Photography TipsAlthough I much prefer to use natural lighting, sometimes there's no getting away from using flash indoors at family or friends get-togethers, parties, evenings out etc... If you have an external flashgun, you'll [...]

Discover the pros' favourite lighting trick
Natural Light Portrait tip e-document
         This one quick tip will change the way you take portraits - forever!

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