Sunset Capital of Australia

Sunset over harbour

I have been truly blessed to live in a wonderful place called Busselton which is about 21/2 hours drive from Perth the capital of Western Australia. We have been named as the sunset capital for our fantastic sunsets. Busselton is located on a north facing bay, so we have the opportunity to see both a sunrise and a sunset over the waters of Geographe Bay.         This was one I took the other night. People often say Continue reading Sunset Capital of Australia

New Camera, where do I start?

This is a question I am often asked. We upgrade either because our old camera died or because we want a camera with more options or some lovely person buys us a fantastic gift, but suddenly we are looking at something that seems to talk a different language to the one we are used to. My first instruction is going to sound really basic and overwhelming at the same time, but keep reading. Firstly, read the manual….I know it’s huge Continue reading New Camera, where do I start?

Disappointed with some of your photos?

How often have you got home from a trip or a fantastic day out and loaded your pics ready to show them to your family and friends and you look at them on the computer screen and realize they aren’t showing what it was really like? You are so disappointed, because you wanted them to share the great time you had. Well despair no more, there is a way you can learn to bring the photos back to life. All Continue reading Disappointed with some of your photos?

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

Lunar Eclipse, Blood Moon

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.