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17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 506 views
How to shoot black and white wildlife photography

Wildlife photography doesn’t always need to be colourful. Tom Mason shows us how to get the best results in black and white.

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7 Apr 2014 | 6 Comments | 5,076 views
How to photograph wildlife in your garden

You don’t need to go far to capture great images of wildlife. Indeed, if you have a garden you can start right there – Tom Mason explains how.

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2 Aug 2013 | 11 Comments | 19,546 views
7 simple ways to take better holiday photos

Heading off on holiday? Want to get the best photos possible? These seven tips don’t require you to go out any buy any specialist equipment, they simply require you set your camera up in the appropriate way and for you to think about what it is you’re capturing.

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15 Jul 2013 | 4 Comments | 3,752 views
How to get started as a wedding photographer

Even considered turning your hand to wedding photography? Pro wedding photographer Kevin Mullins explains the basics if you’re looking to get started, as well as letting us into what equipment he uses and the shots he always makes sure he gets.

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14 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 3,542 views
A guide to using flash outdoors: Part 2

If you think that flash is only for indoors, think again. Mixed with daylight it can bring star quality to an outdoor portrait. Indeed, much of the location portraiture that fills magazines and supplements relies for its impact on a careful blend of flash and available light. In Part Two we look at how to achieve this…

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10 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 4,517 views
A guide to using flash outdoors: Part 1

Whether you have a single flashgun or a portable studio system, you can dramatically improve the look of your outdoor portraits by mixing flash with daylight.

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24 Jan 2013 | 12 Comments | 37,480 views
A guide to digital SLR accessories

If you’ve bought (or been bought) or are buying a digital SLR camera you may have already discovered that the camera itself is just one of the many things you need to make the most of it. While some are just nice to have, others are absolute essentials. In this guide we will look at both kinds; those accessories that you should not consider buying a camera without and those which you may want to put on a “wish-list” for another day.

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2 Nov 2012 | 5 Comments | 4,051 views
Wex Guide to Lighting Options: Studio Flash

In the final installment of our 4-part Guide to Lighting Options, Steve Aves will unravel the mysteries of studio flash, starting with the basics. You’ll learn how these kits work, key features to look out for and guidance for deciding how much power you need from a studio lighting kit.

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2 Nov 2012 | One Comment | 3,154 views
Wex Guide to Lighting Options: Continuous Lighting

In the third section of our 4-part Guide to Lighting Options, Steve Aves explains the basics of using continuous lighting sources and the key differences between using Tungsten and Fluorescent lights. Each have slightly different characteristics and within those groups the choice for the photographer seems enormous.

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2 Nov 2012 | 3 Comments | 4,287 views
Wex Guide to Lighting Options: LED Panels

In the second of our 4-part Guide to Lighting Options, Steve Aves explains the basics of using LED panels for lighting. LED panels are the new kids on the block as they’ve only been on the market a relatively short time. As the technology has improved, so the models have improved and the LED market is now in much better shape.