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8 Tips for Rocking the Photography Equipment You Currently own Versus Buying New Gear

16 Jan 2018 - 18:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

"I really don’t need any more photography equipment in my gear bag", said no photographer ever! We all know that is this far from the truth. Even if you have not voiced this thought out in the open, you have certainly thought it. Especially when you see a photographer that you admire rave about a […]

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How to Create a Grunge Look with Luminar 2018

16 Jan 2018 - 13:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

Grunge. It's a great look for gritty, edgy, photos, and you couldn't have it simpler than doing it in Luminar 2018. In this article, you'll see how to examine Presets and use elements from those Presets to create your own custom Grunge look. Presets are fantastic, but the best way to improve your processing is […]

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How to Photograph the Sheer Beauty of Soap Bubbles

15 Jan 2018 - 18:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

Most of us are fascinated by soap bubbles and love playing with them since childhood. Watching bubbles float in the air and burst is a pleasure every child and even adults enjoy. Soap bubbles have an exciting range of color and textures. When light shines onto a bubble it displays vivid color that changes swiftly. […]

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Playing Stuck in the Mud - A Creative Exercise for Photography

15 Jan 2018 - 13:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

Do you remember that game called Stuck in the Mud we used to play as kids? It goes something like this; one kid is elected to be “it” and runs around to tag as many people as possible. When tagged, the other players have to freeze and stand with legs and arms apart, as if they […]

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Morocco's unmissable 5

15 Jan 2018 - 08:30 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Morocco is an intoxicating land that beguiles any visitor with a heady myriad of colour, spice and unforgettable moments.  

Captured by Louis Adams on a Nikon D7500. Discover his journey at secretescapes.com/nikon/morocco
Nikon and Secret Escapes recently sent one aspiring photographer along with a professional to Morocco, to learn how to capture …Continue reading »

6 Mistake to Avoid When You're Starting Out in Photography

14 Jan 2018 - 18:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

Like most hobbies or professions, every photographer started out somewhere. This usually means they also made mistakes along the way from which they have learned. The thing to remember is that everyone makes mistakes - even seasoned pros might on the odd occasion get things wrong, but the key is to learn from your mistakes […]

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How to do Tilt-Shift Style Photography with the Lensbaby Edge 50

14 Jan 2018 - 13:09 from feeds.feedburner.com

Professional architectural and landscape photographers use tilt-shift lenses to avoid converging vertical lines and to get the entire scene in sharp focus. Portrait and food photographers use them to create interesting effects using blur and shifts in the plane of focus. Tilt-shift lenses are exciting creative tools, but they are also specialist items. That means […]

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6 Tips for Better Engagement Photos

13 Jan 2018 - 18:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

When doing engagement photos, it is very important both to you and to the couple that everyone feels relaxed so that you can capture them being their truest selves. When your clients are relaxed and comfortable in front of your camera, it makes a huge difference in the images you capture and ultimately the client's […]

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Apple Photos: An Under-Appreciated Post-Processing Software Powerhouse

13 Jan 2018 - 13:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

As the market for digital cameras has intensified in recent years, the options available for post-processing software has exploded as well. There are dozens of great options for casual, enthusiast, and professional image-makers who are looking to get the most out of their images. Programs like Lightroom, Luminar, CaptureOne, Affinity Photo, GIMP, DarkTable, and AfterShotPro, […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge - Macro or Close-Up Photography

12 Jan 2018 - 18:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

Last week’s challenge was to get out and shoot some winter photography. Maybe you already tried some macro then – if not, now’s your chance. Weekly Photography Challenge – Macro Close-ups of snow, icicles, frost patterns, etc., can be stunningly beautiful. So bundle up, grab your macro lens or extension tubes and a tripod and […]

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Voting is open for the 2018 Good Service Awards

12 Jan 2018 - 14:10 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Have your say on the best photography retailers by voting in the Amateur Photographer 2018 Good Service Awards

Amateur Photographer Good Service Award 2018
Help us pick the best photographic retailers in the UK by voting in our 2018 Good Service Awards. You can …Continue reading »

Beginner Photography Mistakes to Avoid

12 Jan 2018 - 13:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

When you’re just starting out in photography there are so many things to learn it can be overwhelming. Here are two videos with some tips on common photography mistakes and how to avoid them. Mistakes to avoid as a beginning photographer This video by Serge Ramelli will give you 6 things to avoid doing as […]

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Top tips for 2018: Street photography

12 Jan 2018 - 10:25 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

For successful street shots give zone focusing a go, think about your angle of view and lens choice, and keep an eye out for interesting reflections

street photography
For successful street shots give zone focusing a go, think about your angle of view and lens choice, and keep an eye out for interesting reflections

Digital Photographer Issue 196 is now on sale!

11 Jan 2018 - 14:48 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Explore the latest issue of your favourite monthly photo magazine

Top tips for 2018: Travel photography

11 Jan 2018 - 09:37 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Some important aspects of travel photography include working with the right light, heading out at optimum shooting times and ensuring accurate focusing. Check out the expert tips for this genre

Travel photography
Some important aspects of travel photography include working with the right light, heading out at optimum shooting times and ensuring accurate focusing. Check out the expert tips for this genre

Master in-camera jpegs

10 Jan 2018 - 17:01 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Get the maximum quality from jpeg files, by customising them in-camera

Stretching yourself creatively: Francesco Mastalia on his portraits of yoga masters

10 Jan 2018 - 10:15 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Yoga masters have been shot before, but not in such numbers using the wet collodion process. The man behind this fascinating project, Francesco Mastalia, talks to Geoff Harris

Francesco Mastalia
Yoga masters have been shot before, but not in such numbers using the wet collodion process. The man behind this fascinating project, Francesco Mastalia, talks to Geoff Harris

Kodak launches compact budget film scanner

10 Jan 2018 - 09:12 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Kodak Scanza offers simple scanning in a stylish device

  Kodak revealed a stylish new film scanner at CES aimed at the consumer market. The Scanza takes a variety …Continue reading »

Sony launches E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS for APS-C cameras

10 Jan 2018 - 03:56 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

New APS-C lens revealed at CES 2018

  Sony has unveiled a new compact, lightweight lens for its interchangeable lens APS-C format mirrorless cameras. The E 18-135mm …Continue reading »

Western Digital unveils innovative SSD storage solutions for photographers

10 Jan 2018 - 03:22 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Wireless WD SSD drive and ruggedised Sandisk SSD drive among the new products launched at CES

Western Digital has unveiled a pair of new SSD storage products tailored to the photographer who wants to preserve their …Continue reading »

Canon launches refillable ink tank printer range in UK

10 Jan 2018 - 02:24 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Pixma G series promises high yield and low running costs

Canon has announced that its Pixma G series of refillable ink tank printers will now be available on the UK. …Continue reading »

Nikon unveils 180-400mm telephoto zoom with built-in 1.4x extender

10 Jan 2018 - 01:59 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

New AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR extends to 560mm at the flick of a switch

Nikon has launched its first DSLR lens with a built-in 1.4 teleconverter. The focal range of the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm …Continue reading »

5 photographic New Year resolutions

9 Jan 2018 - 15:36 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Try something new this year by setting yourself these photography goals

Top tips for 2018: Landscape photography

9 Jan 2018 - 09:54 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Our experts highlight the importance of working with available weather and light conditions, planning ahead, shooting with JPEGs and getting the maximum depth of field

landscape photography
Our experts highlight the importance of working with available weather and light conditions, planning ahead, shooting with JPEGs and getting the maximum depth of field

Correct colour in your low sun images

8 Jan 2018 - 16:50 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Remove unwanted colour bias for a more balanced image

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

8 Jan 2018 - 09:47 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in this case, more is more

Portrait
Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in this case, more is more

Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 EF for Canon full-frame DSLRs

8 Jan 2018 - 08:59 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Korean manufacturer debuts its first autofocus DSLR lens

Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 EF
Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 EF
Korean manufacturer debuts its first autofocus DSLR lens, the Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 EF for full-frame Canon EOS cameras.

Picture of the Week!

5 Jan 2018 - 15:58 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Our favourite image from the DP website

The Photography Show's speakers unveiled

5 Jan 2018 - 14:42 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
photography show
Laura Zalenga is just one photographer in the line-up of speakers at 2018's Photography Show. © Laura Zalenga
The line-up for the Behind the Lens Theatre, part of The Photography Show 2018, has been announced. Ambassadors from the …Continue reading »

Panasonic Lumix partners with National Trust

5 Jan 2018 - 10:29 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
national trust
Panasonic is now the official photography partner of the National Trust. © National Trust images/Amanda Shorey
A 12-month partnership between Panasonic Lumix and the National Trust has been announced, making Panasonic the trust's official photography partner