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Trick Photography and Special Effects eBook Review

Trick Photography and Special Effects eBook Review

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I can hit a brick wall, creatively speaking. And that’s why I love this trick photography and special effects ebook. It allows me to open up my eyes and mind to new and exciting photo ideas, which I may have never thought of

30 Day Photo Image

30 Day Photography Challenge Project

This is my brand new 30 day photography challenge, and I want YOU to take part too. For my next 30 posts, I’m going to be providing you with tips on how to take the photos that I’ve listed here, and sharing my own results (and I encourage you to

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

The 50mm f18 Lens Review & Guide

The 50mm f/1.8 Lens Review & Guide

When it comes down to quality for price, bang for buck, a 50mm 1.8 is one of the best lenses on the market, and an upgrade that I recommend to every new SLR user. For a very small investment of $105 for the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 or slightly more for Nikon, you can have one of the best upgrades that you can make to your camera.

9 Ways to Create an Interesting Background in Your Photos

9 Ways to Create an Interesting Background in Your Photos

You may have noticed by now that I’ve not put any photos of a model on a white background on this site, and there’s a good reason for this – I find these photos boring and unimaginative and the shooting environment unconducive to interesting photography. You see, the way I see it, is that every pixel in a photo have an equal amount of importance and it’s your job, as the photographer, to ensure that each part of the photo looks good.

20 Tips for Shooting With a Shallow Depth of Field

20 Tips for Shooting With a Shallow Depth of Field

Shooting with the aperture wide open is a really good way of taking soft, naturally lit photos, as the aperture produces a shallow depth of field, and allow the maximum amount of light in. It’s also a great way of drawing the viewers eye to a certain part of the photo, as the majority of the photo will be out of focus.