Capturing fireworks can be challenging but with a bit of planning, perseverance and guidance it can be done successfully. In this post, Katie Dix looks at how to combine the right technique with the right gear to get explosive results.
Part of being a wildlife photographer is all about getting up close and personal with nature. Some species can be far harder than others to photograph but the tips below should help get you closer to wildlife than ever before…
Thanks to the team at Canon, we were lucky enough to head long to London Fashion Weekend recently with a group of customers to try our hand at shooting two catwalk shows from the photographers pit! Here’s a few tips, tricks and lessons we learned from the experience…
The waterfall. A popular, versatile but slightly clichéd subject for landscape photographers. However you look at them though, they can look atmospheric, even ethereal, if captured using certain techniques. Here, I will show you how, including a few hints and tips that I have picked up over the years.
We asked four landscape photographers from different parts of the UK to give their advice on some key areas of this rewarding topic, from composition to scouting locations, to help you take your photos to the next level.
I’ve steadily become more and more drawn into the world of travel photography, trying to learn and practice at every opportunity and I’m now at the point where I’m not sure if I’m travelling to take photos or taking photos of my travels. This is what’s worked for me as I’ve worked to broaden my geographic & photographic horizons…
As with almost everything in life and especially in the world of optics, there is no such thing as the perfect birding binocular and one size will not fit all, it is all about compromises and deciding what features are most important to you and your particular needs.
Pre my Wacom days I was anti-Graphics Tablet. Then I moved jobs and there on my new desk was a Wacom Intuos 3 Graphics Tablet. Horrified at the thought of using one, I decided to listen to the old adage: the only thing to fear was fear itself.
A photography project that many photographers choose to get involved in is a 365 project. If it’s not obvious already; you take a photo every day for a whole year (and since 2012 is a leap year, you’ll need to take an extra photo!)
It is just not possible to do full justice to a topic as specialised as this in a brief blog – this has been my prime photo interest for over 15 years and I am still learning (and who knows, hopefully improving), but I hope I can give you an outline of a few things that will help you. So where shall I start then? At the end of course!