Improve your Photography with these Game Changing techniques

Improve Your Photography With These Game Changing Techniques

Game changing techniques to improve your photography

PhotographerAre you looking to raise your game? To improve your photography and it to the next level?

Do you look at other photographers’ images and think “why do their photos look better than mine?

Are you looking for the secret sauce to improve your photography so you, too, can make professional looking images?

Like all things in life, if you want a different outcome, you have to do something different. Invariably that means stepping outside your comfort zone and trying new ideas and techniques. Photography is no different. I’ve lost count of the number of people I’ve met who’ve told me they upgraded to a full-frame DSLR only to be disappointed because their photographs looked exactly the same on the new camera as they did on the old one. There’s a reason for that: it’s because they’re using it in exactly the same way.

The photographer makes the image, the camera merely records it. Continue reading Improve your Photography with these Game Changing techniques »

Printing your images — how to prepare and print successfully

Printing your images -- successfully prepare for printing

Printing your images — how to properly prepare and print your images

Printing an image¬†requires more thought and preparation than printing a document. It’s not difficult, you just need to be aware of a couple of extra steps…

  1. Sizing for print
  2. Setting the correct colour profile
  3. Final sharpening

Continue reading Printing your images — how to prepare and print successfully »

Panning – The Photographic Art of Motion Blur

Panning – The Photographic Art of Motion Blur

Panning Technique in Photography
1/50th f/20 ISO100 — Slower shutter speeds give better background blur

Have you ever seen a panning shot and thought ‘Wow! I wish I’d done that”?

Want to freeze a moving subject with an awesome background blur?

Tried panning with your camera but disappointed with the results?

Panning is one of those photography techniques most people shy away from. I don’t know why because it’s very easy. You don’t need any special equipment, just a bit of ‘know how’ to set your camera up and a little bit of practice. Once you’ve¬†perfected the technique I’m going to share with you, you’ll be panning like a pro in no time. Continue reading Panning – The Photographic Art of Motion Blur »