Shooting with flare can produce striking results if you are careful. It can add an extra emotive element when used in conjunction with correct posing and fill lighting. Keep keen eyes on the background also, looking for complimenting contrast and try filtering the flare through trees, this will help to soften and diffuse what can be a harsh effect if not used correctly.
1 x DSLR Camera
Posted: May 13, 2020
The Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 is a rangefinder-style Micro Four Thirds camera whose most recognizable feature is its tilting electronic viewfinder. The GX9 provides a healthy serving of new features and performance improvements over its predecessor, the GX8.
The most notable changes include the removal of the low-pass filter on the GX9's 20MP sensor, 5-axis in-body image stabilization (up from 4-axis), slightly faster burst shooting and Bluetooth connectivity. The shutter unit has also been redesigned, with Panasonic claiming a 90% reduction in 'shutter shock' compared to the GX8. There's also a built-in flash - something the GX8 lacked - as well as some tweaks to image processing.
Panasonic appears to have rearranged their lineup a bit, with the GX9 serving more as a midrange model than its predecessors, sitting alongside the DSLR-style DMC-G85. The price has come down to $999 with a kit lens, compared to $1199 for the GX8's body alone. Alongside the price drop, some features
Posted: May 13, 2020They are our best friends, they never cheat, lie or steal. The only thing they are guilty of is unconditional love and loyalty but how many of you struggle to achieve a photo that will do your mate justice. They are always moving too fast, drooling or licking themselves inappropriately. A shot like this one is easier to achieve than you may think however, you will need to be patient, remember the phrase never work with animals or children.Read More
Proud partners ... what can I say. Take so many pictures of your new baby and show your relatives until they can't take it any longer! Make your new baby's photos so good that everyone wants to see more and have you tell them how you did it. This Baby Photo Master Class is simple and with the easy to follows hints & tips you will soon be amazing yourself with your great Baby Photos. Enjoy.
Take Better Baby Pictures
If you are expecting or have just received a new addition to the family then you might be itching to start filling up their baby album with memories. Everyone can take candid shots of their children which are great for reminiscing or the odd nudie photo which gets pulled out at their 21st. Achieving the emotive style of photography you want to hang or frame can be a little more difficult to create. Feet and hands make a great subject matter as they speak volumes of the size of the baby and in time give you a nice point of reference.
Even if you don't specialize in macro photography, it is a fun pursuit that can bring some nice variety to your albums. Macro photography does require a lot of patience, and the right equipment. In photography always be prepared for the unexpected. You may just be shooting a flower at the time but capture something extra for yourself. Remember with a good quality lens you can always crop a section of your photo without loosing too much detail.
1 x DSLR Camera
1 x Macro Lens100mm Telephoto or larger
1 x Lens Hood
1 x Tripod
Posted: February 05, 2020
This silky water shot is easier to capture than it might look however, creating a strong landscape images one needs to be patient. Foreground interest and composition will also play a major part in recreating this shot. So grab your tripod and get walking.
How to Capture a Smokey Waterfall Shot
1 x DSLR Camera
1 x Lens Hood to fit lens (Used to reduce flare when shooting outdoors particularly when skin tones are of importance)
1 x Tripod Preferably with a pan tilt head
If you are planning a ski trip this winter there may be some photographic items to consider before you head off. The snow can be blinding and with so much white your cameras automatic modes can be easily tricked causing under exposed photos. After reading this you will hopefully be able to capture a shot of your partner showing off, guaranteed to give them a big head and bragging rights at the next dinner party.Read More