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Landscape Photography Tutorial – Graduated Filters

Landscape Photography Tutorial – Graduated Filters

I ducked out yesterday evening for a bit of landscape photography to a field near where I live and got this shot of a foot path that cuts straight through the field.  I have used this location before but it was when the wheat was just about to be cut and I came away with ... Read More
Photography Tutorial on how to add light in photoshop

Photography Tutorial on how to add light in photoshop

Photography Tutorial on how to add light in photoshop Thought I would do a bit of a wedding photography tutorial on how to add light in photoshop today, so I can take a bit of a break from wedding photography editing! The editing is the stuff wedding photographers do whilst ... Read More
Landscape photography tutorial in the langdales

Landscape photography tutorial in the langdales

I’m writing a Landscape photography tutorial post today which is more of a ‘what not to do’ when being a landscape photographer as my recent outing in the lake district turned out to be a bit of a comedy of errors.  I did eventually get something worth keeping but I’ll ... Read More
Arches at Bolton Abbey

Arches at Bolton Abbey

I’m doing a quick mini post from a wedding we did on Friday.  This isn’t the main post for this wedding as I have yet to begin processing the shots from this one.  I just had a quick look through as I unloaded the cards at the end of the wedding and wanted to check ... Read More
Landscape Photography on Full Manual Mode

Landscape Photography on Full Manual Mode

Hi folks, thought I would do a bit of a more in depth tutorial on my basic setup for landscape photography.  This isn’t really aimed at experienced pros but more enthusiasts interested to know how I get my shots.  All photographers have varying methods and this is by no means the only way to achieve ... Read More
Photography Tutorial – Off Camera Flash

Photography Tutorial – Off Camera Flash

Hi folks, thought I would post a Photography tutorial about using off camera flash, I have got a wedding photography post to do but have been meaning to do this for a while so thought I would get to it. My models for this tutorial were the two Danbos (Big Dan and Little Dan), they ... Read More
Abstract Photographic Art: Parabolas

Abstract Photographic Art: Parabolas

Hey folks, saw this abstract art technique recently and thought I’d put it out there if you didn’t know about it. Light trails can make some great images, all you need is a tripod and a small light (and a camera, obviously). It relies on opening the shutter for several seconds and drawing something with ... Read More
Mushroom Lighting Tutorial

Mushroom Lighting Tutorial

It’s been pretty overcast today so not the most exciting in terms of light so today I created my own, in a non divinical sort of way. I’m posting 2 shots, a sort of before and after the addition of some directional light. As it’s autumn the fungi are starting to come out and these ... Read More
Retouching Portraits

Retouching Portraits

I haven’t added many portrait examples so here’s one I was processing last night. The thing that struck me about this shot was the size of the girl’s eyes and how the catch lights really add a sense of depth to them. I was also practising some air brushing techniques to make the skin really ... Read More
Landscape Photography Tips

Landscape Photography Tips

1. Location research. Make sure you know where you are planning to shoot. Check maps for roads and/or footpaths. Also have an idea of where the sun will be (compasses are good for this). Some locations might be great for sunrises but poor for sunsets, and vice versa. 2. Weather. It is always a good ... Read More