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17 Creative Photography Tutorials to Cure Boredom

17 Creative Photography Tutorials to Cure Boredom

Do you sometimes struggle to come up with creative photography ideas, and start to find photography a little bit boring? You’re not alone. It’s often all too easy to forget what fun photography can be until you start look at the works of others for inspiration. Take these 17 creative photography

How To Take Breathtaking Panoramic Photos

How To Take Breathtaking Panoramic Photos

Panoramas can produce some awe inspiring photos, providing the viewer with a much wider viewing angle than they would typically see, either from a photo, or their eyes. You can create small panoramas, merging just three photos, or go the full 360, and produce miniature globes like in this post

How to Create Awe-Inspiring Landscape Photos - 10 Essential Tips

How to Create Awe-Inspiring Landscape Photos – 10 Essential Tips

Landscape photography is one of my favourite forms of photography, where you get to be out in the fresh air, capturing the beauty of mother nature. I thought it deserved more than I would typically write for a 30 Day Photography Challenge Post, so there’s 10 top tips for you

How to Achieve Beautiful Bokeh

How to Achieve Beautiful Bokeh

If you’ve read my article on bokeh, then you’ll be well aware of exactly what it is, but for those who haven’t, I’ll give you a little run down. Simply put, it’s the aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of a photograph. It relates to how nice the background blur looks

How to Shoot From The Hip

How to Shoot From The Hip

I was challenged by another photographer/blogger the other week, when he saw that I was shooting from the hip (so to speak), saying that it wasn’t good photography, because I didn’t know what I was taking. I didn’t challenge him on this, but I do happen to disagree, and here’s

Black & White Street Photography Video

Black & White Street Photography Video

This is my second YouTube video, and for it, I strapped a video camera to my film camera, and went out shooting a street photography video. You can watch as I take photos around my city, passing through St Patricks Day celebrations, Rugby Games, and an ‘English Defence League’ protest,

How to Capture Awesome Nightclub Photography - 5 Easy Steps

How to Capture Awesome Nightclub Photography – 5 Easy Steps

Nightclub photography is becoming increasingly popular, with a lot of young photographers using it as their way into finding their first paid photography work, while enjoying themselves at the same time. I often walk straight into clubs with no photo pass or anything, just a camera slung round my neck, and nobody ever asks any questions – it’s a great way to start getting more experience.

Tips for Shooting on Black and White Film

Tips for Shooting on Black and White Film

I’ve written about film photography and I’ve written about black and white photography, so you’re probably wondering why I’m writing about black and white film photography. The answer is simple – there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. The effects produced and the parameters you have to work within is very different to that of any other type of photography and these produce some very interesting results – results that you may associate with a much older style of photography.

How to take Professional Black and White Headshots

How to take Professional Black and White Headshots

In the acting and modelling world, black and white headshots are commonplace in portfolios, and if you want to diversify your own photography portfolio then it would be a good idea to add this skill to it. Headshots are laid back and can be a lot of fun as you play around trying to come up with something creative.

4 Steps To Mastering Creative Night Photography

4 Steps To Mastering Creative Night Photography

Shooting at night for me, came about from the fact that I didn’t really have too much free time in the day, so I would go out and practice my photography with some friends at night. It’s a slightly harder skill to master because the shots take longer to expose, I liken it to shooting on film; you think a lot more about your settings and composition before you shoot, which helps you to hone in your skill much quicker.