Will I ever get there?

This is a question I get asked a lot as a photo coach and critiquer. Often people compare their photos with others they see online and they wonder what the point is, there are so many great images out there and I will never be as good as them so what’s the point? We need to think about why we take photos. First and foremost they are memories or snapshots of our lives and our experiences to share with others. Continue reading Will I ever get there?

Less Known Composition Rules, Notan

Well I have covered the main composition rules for photography, but there are three more which are often forgotten. The first is Notan What is Notan? Notan is said to be negative and positive space. Light and dark working together to create a whole, the yin and yang of a high contrast image. A lot of the time with HDR images the creating on Notan is forgotten as we open up the shadows and loose the true negative space in Continue reading Less Known Composition Rules, Notan

How to Create Images That Stand Out

In such an over saturated market like photography, how can I get my photos noticed. Digital cameras and smart phones with cameras are everywhere and  it seems that every moment in life is captured and shared, so how can we create images that stand out from the crowd? There seem to be so many great photographers out there. With the advent of social media every person who ever picks up a camera has a captive market. People see so many Continue reading How to Create Images That Stand Out