7 Tips for Learning How to See What Your Camera

Seeing the world through your camera’s lens has certain similarities and definite differences to looking at the world without your camera. Even with the most basic digital cameras available today you can create photographs that you cannot naturally see with your eyes. Understanding how your camera sees differently than your eyes will help you become […] Read More

Five Ways to Take Your Macro Photography to the Next

Macro photography can be incredibly rewarding. However, it can also be frustrating if you find yourself shooting the same photographs over and over again to improve. You find yourself uninspired. Trust me, I’ve been there. 1. Move in close (and keep going closer) You might be tempted to shoot subjects such as flowers the way […] Read More

Five Ways to Get Frame-Filling Shots in Bird Photography

When all goes well bird photography can be absolutely exhilarating. Yet birds are small and skittish creatures. Hence a common problem faced by bird photographers, beginners and experts alike, is simply getting close enough to capture an image. Even with longer lenses attempts to photograph a bird often result in tiny specks in the final […] Read More

Focus on Photographing a Different Color Each Day to Practice

Color is all around us. As beautiful as black and white can be colour gives us variety and sometimes unpredictability. But funnily enough it’s also easy to take it for granted. Over time, I’ve come up with a few exercises to keep colour at the forefront of my mind. One of these exercises is to […] Read More

5 Tips for Successful Street Photography

The essence of street photography is about documenting everyday life and society on the streets. You can find opportunities to practice street photography everywhere and you don’t necessarily need to travel to capture great shots. It’s a genre of photography usually done candidly without permission and without your subject’s knowledge. However, street photography doesn’t rule […] Read More

8 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photos to the Next

Clouds move, water moves. Try to create dynamics in your frame by the use of moving water or clouds. You can do this by using long or short shutter speeds. You can make use of filters to create longer exposures or create drama with very short exposures. Always experiment with different exposure times with both […] Read More

Tips for Creative Plant Photography

Don’t worry if you’re not a nature nerd if your fingers are distinctly non-green or if you find plants generally dull. Plants can offer great photographic opportunities to any photographer. Give plants a chance! If you start thinking about plants and the role they play and our lives, you might find it hard to stop. […] Read More

Tips for Doing Nature Photography at Your Local Parks

For myself and many other photographers, probably you included, one of the more difficult parts of the hobby is figuring out where to shoot things like nature photography. If you have a big trip or a vacation planned, whether it be an exotic location or somewhere not so far away then that question is answered […] Read More

How to Know if Your Photo is Good or Not

One of the common issues that amateur or newbie photographers often have is deciding which photos to include in their portfolio. The great thing about photography is that it is subjective and every person will have different ways of assessing if they like a photo or not, doing an image critique. You should always aim […] Read More

Tips For Capturing Stunning Autumn Landscapes

Autumn is here, and with it comes vibrant colors and long, golden evenings. For photographers, the bright and bold fall colors can transform the surrounding landscapes, presenting photo opportunities to create images that are truly spectacular. If course, as everyone knows, autumn’s also a time for storms, chilly weather, and freezing rain! Capturing images in […] Read More