Category: Photography Techniques

Thursday, June 6, 2013

How To Use a Graphics Tablet for Photography - Introduction

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Wacom have just sent us their latest Intuos 5 tablet, and we're going to take a closer look at the features that can make your workflow better in future articles, including making selections and using the healing brush and clone stamp tools. For now, here's a short video which provides an introduction to the Intuous 5 and how it can help you as a photographer.

Interview with Wildlife Photographer Wim Vorster

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Get to know Wim Vorster, a South African wildlife photographer who is passionate about conserving wildlife and sharing this message with the rest of the world through his photography. Discover how he was attracted to photography and learn about some of the challenges that he has had to face.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Getting Started with 360° Photography

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Many readers on Photography Blog have been photographing people, weddings, nature, animals and architecture for years - but never taken the step into 360° photography. Panoramic photography and virtual tours are a new modern way to take photos and brings a different perspective. This is a short guide about one of the fastest growing trends in photography and how you can easily get started.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

How to Create the Levitating Effect

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Luke Chapman, founder of the Official London Photography Tours, explains how to create the striking levitating effect.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Say Fruitcake! Tips for Taking Amazing Holiday Photos

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

With the Holiday season upon us, here are 11 ways to make your holiday photos better than ever before. Take great photos of your family and friends with these easy to follow tips and tricks, and be able to look back at the best holiday memories that you've ever captured.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

How to Create the Zoom Blur Effect

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Luke Chapman, founder of the Official London Photography Tours, explains how to create the zoom blur effect.

Friday, October 12, 2012

How to Make Sure You Don't Lose Your Photos

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

We consider the best strategy for backing up your photos, focusing on the growing online cloud storage market.

Friday, July 27, 2012

10 Top Tips from an Olympic Photographer

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

The London 2012 Olympics are nearly here (!), so we asked Jeff Cable, Director of Marketing at Lexar and pro photographer, for his top 10 tips for photographing the Olympics and sports events in general.

Monday, June 18, 2012

The Difference Between the Taking and the Making of a Photograph

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

One of the UK's leading landscape and travel photographers, David Noton, explores the difference between taking and making a photograph.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Improving Your External Flash System

Matt Grayson | Photography Techniques

We take a look at two products that help to improve your external flash system - the Orbis Ring Flash and the Gary Fong Lightsphere Pro Kit.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Top Tips for DSLR Video Beginners

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Phil Barber from <a href="http://www.aspirephotographytraining.co.uk" target="_blank">Aspire Photography Training</a> shares some top tips for getting started in DSLR film-making.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

10 Tips for Better Sports Photography

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Professional sports photographer, Jordan Weeks, shares his top tips for taking better sports photos.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

How to Take Great Winter Close-ups

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

As the UK braces itself against the first real cold spell of 2012 and many of us are enjoying a sprinkling of snow, we spoke to <a href="http://www.lightandland.co.uk">Light & Land</a> tour leader Duncan McEwan for his tips on shooting Winter close-up photos. In this, the third and final feature on Winter Photography from the Light & Land team, Duncan talks us through the making of some of his favourite winter photographs.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

David Noton: Memory Loss

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

One of the UK's leading landscape and travel photographers, David Noton, looks back at the photographs that got away...

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Winter Photography in Glencoe

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

In the second of our 3-part series on Winter Photography, we spoke to Light & Land tour leader David Ward about his experiences of shooting 'Winter in Glencoe'.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Chasing the Lights: How to Photograph the Aurora Borealis

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

In the first of a three part ‘Winter Photography’ series by the <a href="http://www.lightandland.co.uk">Light & Land</a> team, tour leader and Landscape Photographer of the Year winner Antony Spencer talks us through the challenges of capturing the spectacular Aurora Borealis...

Thursday, October 27, 2011

How to Create Frighteningly Good Halloween Photos

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Kodak share some tips on how to take great photos of your family's Halloween celebrations.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Using Social Media to Share Your Travel Photos

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

Adam Groffman from Wimdu explores how to use social media to share your travel photos.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

How to Go Pro - Part 2

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

In Part 2 of our Going Pro series, some of the UK's leading photographers reveal how they became professional photographers.

Monday, August 15, 2011

How to Go Pro - Part 1

Mark Goldstein | Photography Techniques

One of the UK's leading landscape and travel photographers, David Noton, explores what it takes to become a professional photographer.