A new year and new challenges, as we tackle night time photography in Swansea Marina, South Wales. Swansea Marina is a beautiful area on the coast of this iconic city. The challenges were greater than ever though, as it was pitch black and I had my camera, tripod and was also video blogging the event.Continue reading “Swansea Marina Night Time Photography”
Tag Archives: Light
Maximising Your Onscreen Histogram Accuracy
It’s a little understood fact that when relying on your histogram to take photographs, or using your blinkies for highlight warnings (among other on screen information based on your exposure), the histogram is based on the jpeg profile that you are currently taking photographs in, and not in the raw image produced by the camera.Continue reading “Maximising Your Onscreen Histogram Accuracy”
Improve your photography with a prime lens
A lot of people fail to understand how using a prime lens can make you a better photographer than you are at the moment. There’s a mindset that believes that you are constrained by using a single focal length, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In this article I’ll explain why using aContinue reading “Improve your photography with a prime lens”
Snapshot… A word to be proud of.
Let’s make this quite clear. Photographers are a funny breed. While they aspire to be something they’re quite often not, they like to abuse others, or make them think they are inferior by using a word which has somehow become a derogatory word. Let’s take a moment and see the dictionaries description of a snapshot:Continue reading “Snapshot… A word to be proud of.”