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Category Archives: Tips and Technique

Top 5 best camera hacks of all time There are hundreds if not thousands of these posts, most of them are absolute rubbish. Many of the so called ‘camera hacks’ that I have seen don’t just suck, they are straight up pointless. I would call a camera hack something that is genuinely useful that you […]

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Composition techniques you need to know Composition noun 1. 1. the nature of something’s ingredients or constituents; the way in which a whole or mixture is made up. Composition is something of a beast. There are many rules and considerations when framing an image. The size of the canvas, the subject matter, the colours. The […]

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What is a stop? Seriously though, what the hell is it… A stop is a doubling or halving of a number associated with exposure. That’s it. ISO: 100 to 200 is one stop. Amount of light has doubled. One stop difference. Shutter speed: 1/250 to 1/125 is one stop. Amount of light has doubled. One […]

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Aperture; what are you, tell me your secrets! aperture noun 1. an opening, hole, or gap. “the bell ropes passed through apertures in the ceiling” When you take a picture, you don’t want it to be too dark or too bright, right? The control of that is called exposure. Controlling the exposure means you control […]

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Advanced Architecture Photography Alignment is a mechanism for composing an image that has prominent lines, concentrating on this aims to align two or more of these lines, for example on an office building, aligning the top of the building with the frame emphasises the geometry. With the photographer choosing how to present objects, the edge […]

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