52 Week Challenge- Join our Weekly Photo Challenge!

Unlike most photography challenges which are just a simple list of ideas, this  weekly photo  challenge is designed to push your photography to the next level. sThere is no specific start date for this challenge, however the Facebook Community starts 24th Nov. Each photographer is on their own journey, and …

How to Improve your Photography with Storytelling

Movies have an average of 24 frames per sec, equaling 172,800 images to portray their story over 120 mins; from beginning to end. Now you want to attempt to create a similar level of curiosity, emotion and depth in the small series or even a single photo? Up for the …

How to find the best and affordable beginner cameras

Not sure what type of photography gear you need? The only 8 simple questions you need to ask yourself to find not only the best photography gear for yourself, but will give you some great tips to get you started. Take my Quiz to reveal all your answers. We all …

How To Be Successful In Your Next Photo Challenge

Bonus Material: 52 week photography challenge chart According to U.S. News, approximately 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February, so the odds are against you on your 52 week photography challenge. Here my 3 ways to turn your 52 week photography challenge around: #1 Writing down your …

How to make fabulous Christmas blurry background

Everyone parents wants to take fabulous Christmas Portraits over the holiday. Today, I’m going to show you how to get the perfect blurry background with the Christmas tree . So how do you achieve that dreamy blurry background? 2 Minute lesson in Bokeh. BOKEH = noun.  a Japanese term for the …

Top 8 Christmas Morning Photo Tips

Christmas morning is so special when you have kids, and each year is completely different. Here are my top Christmas morning photo tips to ensure you send the morning having fun, rather than reading a manual. 1. Prepare for Christmas Morning It might sound obvious but make sure you have …

Christmas Tree Family Photos

You’ve been wracking your brain about how to get the glowly christmas tree family photo, but you have no idea where to start. This is one of my favourite tutorials. This isn’t just another christmas family photo. There’s so much more magic involved. The innocence of childhood, how much they’re …

Ultimate Guide to Blog Photos

How much are bad website & blog photos costing you? Blog Photos are not just about choosing the right dimensions. Did you know? When people hear information, they’re likely to remember only 10% of that information three days later. However, if a relevant blog photo is paired with that same …

Exposure Help!

  What is exposure? You’re exposure if made up of 3 separate elements. Firstly: the light passes through the aperture which determines how much light comes in. Secondly: the shutter goes up to allow light onto the sensor/film. Finally: the ISO determines how much to increase the exposure by. How …

Shutter Speed and ISO

Saturday we looked at Aperture, the start of the Exposure Triangle . Today, we’re going to complete the Triangle. Why am I doing this together because I’ve found they are linked its best to talk about both at the same time. What is Shutter Speed and Iso? The Shutter Speed …

Aperture

What is Aperture? Aperture is how big the opening is and this affects the amount of light to enter and the depth of field.  As you can see from below the bigger the opening the smaller the number. (I know it’s annoying, but thats just the way it is) How …

Basic Composition Rules – Part 2

  Which rules you need to learn and how to know when to break them. Photographer’s use the term rules very loosely. Most of these are great starting guidelines, a brief introduction to the many compositional rules within photography. To help you get an idea of the types of photography …