1. Photoshop is just plain intimidating for a lot of photographers, but if it can be a lot easier to master Photoshop if you approach it as a toolbox packed full of every tool you can imagine. If you try and use all those tools at once you’re gong to end up in a giant mess. But if you take it a bit slower and master each tool as you need it, you’ll not only find it easier, you’ll remember Continue reading
Layers are a powerful feature of Photoshop that allow you to work on one part of an image without disturbing the rest of it. While the concept of layers may seem intimidating at first, once you get the hang of using layers you’ll wonder how you ever survived without them! The transparent parts of any layer, shown by the checkered grid, allow the layers beneath that layer to show through. You can show and hide each layer in an image Continue reading
Hi All, I hope lots of you are able to take photos of the Luna Eclipse. Unfortunately here in Perth Western Australia we won’t get to see it. To help you know what settings to use and how to get started, there is a great article here. Click on the here to go to article If you have any questions just contact me. Enjoy and I am looking forward to seeing some great pics.
I hear lots of Photographer’s talking about the wonders of painting with light. Did know all photographers are light painters? That is what Photography is, painting with light. How many times have you gone somewhere, taking a shot and then looked at other people shots of the area and thought mine doesn’t look anything like that? Most of the time the only difference is the light. I always encourage people when they see a scene that they like to take Continue reading
Click here to visit Serge Ramelli www.photoserge.com. Serge Ramelli has great free tutorials, he sends out 2 a week if you sign up for his newsletter and you also get the RAW files. On top of this he also has some great tutorials that you can purchase and he often has great discounts. At the moment you can get 40% OFF Click here to visit Serge Ramelli www.photoserge.com. This is one of the images I processed Continue reading
What makes a stunning sunset? I didn’t realise until one day someone gave me a magnet that said, “May you have enough clouds in your life to make a beautiful sunset.” Yes clouds of the right sort can make or break a sunset. You are generally looking for light wispy clouds that cover a reasonable area. Does this mean you can’t shoot a sunset, without clouds? No, Continue reading
Take your telephoto lenses as well as wide angle ones. Take a plastic bag or purpose made sleeve, to put camera and gear in if it rains. Hat, insect repellent, sunscreen, water, raincoat, jacket or long sleeved top and light full pants. (often at sunset and sunrise mosquitoes are bad). Camera, cards, batteries, money and phone. Clean your camera lens and take a microfibre cloth Tripod. Think Safety First – often we get carried away trying to get that unique Continue reading
Registrations are open for the April Dash. Click here:. The Photography Dash This one is on Landscapes and Sunsets, so to all you who have said I wish I could take photos like yours, now is the time. After you sign up you will have the option to have gold or premium upgrades which mean you get professional photographers to critique your images, and yes I am one on the coaches, so you can even request me if you want!!!! Continue reading