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Photography Articles

26th August 2020
Reality

The Secrets of Recreating Reality – it’s all in the Mind

Should we change the way the world looks with Photography? Photography is art, not reality. In fact, all we perceive is just an invention of our […]
20th July 2020

A long time ago in a cinema far, far away…

A long time ago in a cinema far, far away… A long time ago in a cinema far, far away… well, 40-years back at an Odeon […]
28th May 2020

Editing and Developing Software

One of the questions I get asked most regularly is about image editing and developing software. A bewildering array of advice exists, often too complex to […]
20th February 2020

Lesson 4: Shutter Value

Often called Shutter Speed the shutter value is the amount of time the shutter is open. Like the aperture, the shutter lets in more or less […]
17th January 2020
45 mm shot

Lesson 3: Discovering Depth of Field Part 3. Focal Length

Lesson 3: Discovering Depth of Field. Part 3. Focal Length Last time and in lesson one we looked at Depth of field; how much of the […]
10th January 2020
close proximity creates a shallow deth of field.

Lesson 2: Discovering Depth of Field

Lesson 2: Discovering Depth of Field. Part 2. Proximity Last time we looked at Depth of field; how much of the picture is in focus. The […]
3rd January 2020
SHALLOW DEPTH OF FIELD

Lesson 1: Discovering Depth of Field

Lesson 1: Discovering Depth of Field. Part 1 Depth of field, put simply, is how much of the picture is in focus. You might want to […]
3rd July 2019

Manual controls and when to use them.

I can’t be doing with snobbery in photography. I watched a video on YouTube by a well-known photography commentator insisting you must use full frame. Balderdash! […]
11th January 2019

Shooting The Moon part 2

Get up early We usually think of the moon being out at night. But our closest neighbour in the skies can be photographed at dusk and […]