Landscape Images, their stories, plus camera settings – Part I

, , ,

Landscape Image Walk-through with photographer Colin Mill Take a look at these stunning images. Learn how Colin creates these great [...]

Landscape Images, their stories plus camera settings – Part II

, ,

Landscape Image Walk-through with photographer Colin Mill Take a look at these stunning images. Learn how Colin creates these great [...]

Landscape Images, their stories plus camera settings – Part III

, ,

Landscape Image Walk-through with photographer Colin Mill Take a look at these stunning images. Learn how Colin creates these great [...]

Exposure Bracketing, HDR and difficult lighting conditions

, ,

What is Exposure Bracketing and when is a good time to use it At one time or another in your [...]

Here’s my best settings for flash photography

, ,

On-board flash basic camera settings Here are my own favourite best settings for flash photography Although I much prefer to [...]

Flash maximum sync speed and High Speed Sync

, ,

What is flash sync speed exactly, why is there a maximum sync speed, and what's the way around it Maybe [...]

Brighten up your portraits with a little ‘Fill Flash’

, , ,

Fill flash explained How to use fill flash outside It might not occur to you to use a flash outdoors, [...]

What is White Balance in photography?

, ,

Get better colours in your images and avoid horrible blue colour casts, like the one above Proper camera white balance [...]

Which image format should you use, RAW or JPG

, ,

Which image format is best, RAW or JPG? At some point in your photography 'career' you'll face the question, should [...]

Creative use of shutter speed Pt 1 – The Cyclist

, ,

Utilise shutter speed to freeze or create motion A camera's shutter speed controls exposure, but it's also one of the [...]

Creative use of shutter speed Pt 2 – Photographing running water

, ,

Slow down your shutter to get a more dramatic 'running water' creative image If you just use your camera's full [...]

Manual Exposure Mode is easy and useful- don’t be scared of it!

, , ,

Why use Manual Exposure Mode on your DSLR or Mirrorless camera? Why bother using Manual Exposure Mode, surely the camera [...]

Manual and Auto ISO – Introducing a third exposure mode!

, ,

The best open secret - Manual Mode and Auto ISO Aperture and Shutter Speed priority - 1 point of the [...]

Church interiors – What are the best exposure settings to use?

, ,

Best exposure settings when photographing churches Churches are usually quite dark, and trying to get a great shot showing the [...]

Camera and lens settings for portraits

, ,

Exposure, metering modes and focusing for portraits This film describes the settings I use most for portraits Many factors come [...]

Apertures and Depth of Field

, , , ,

Depth of field in photography for DSLR users Improve your photos by using depth of field to control which parts [...]

Aperture vs Shutter Speed Priority – Which should you use?

, ,

Semi auto modes on your DSLR. Aperture vs Shutter Speed priority, which is best? As well as the fully automatic [...]

Exposure metering modes explained

, ,

Understand Spot metering, Evaluative/Matrix metering and Center Weighted metering - Exposure metering modes explained Metering is the brains behind how [...]

How histograms can help you to take better photos

, , , ,

Nail the exposure using a photo histogram For todays' photographers, the image histogram is a very powerful tool, the trouble [...]

What’s the difference between full Auto and the ‘P’ mode and which is better?

, ,

They both seem to give the same exposure settings, so is there a difference? This question come up quite a [...]

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

Your information will not be shared to anyone.