Category Archives: News and Tips

Start by Shooting Subjects You Have a Natural Liking For

Start your photographic adventures by shooting people you are familiar with, places you know well and things you are passionate about. Persist with this process until your work begins the reflect your natural affinity for the people and things you … Continue reading

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Always Be Watching – But Not in a Creepy Way!

You never know when something is going to happen so have a camera with you at all times. Success at really getting good at photography is the idea of creating within your own mindset the viewpoint of always “being on.” … Continue reading

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When Posing Men

When photographing men in formal surroundings tell them what to do with their hands and no I don’t just mean keep them to themselves! Most guys can deal reasonably well with how to act or behave in a formal setting … Continue reading

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In Candid Photography the Keys Are Persistence and Quantity

Shoot Often and Keep Shooting. Cartier Bresson was the king of candid photography. He would sometimes scout a location for days before he even took a shot. You may not have the time or inclination to do that but what … Continue reading

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Use Image Editing Software As A Last Resort… for a while at least.

Try to use photo editing software as rarely as possible until you have a clear understanding of the abilities and limitations of your camera. Although there are always things you can do to improve or even save a shot in … Continue reading

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Dealing With Wildlife Photography

Spend time studying the species and habitat you’re shooting. Especially Kids, they Move Around a Lot! Try to visualize the shot or type of shot you want to get. Then observe your prey carefully within it’s natural environment. When the … Continue reading

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The unseen Red Rum – in pictures

After Red Rum’s second Grand National victory in 1974, Jeremy Hoare was invited by trainer Ginger McCain to meet and photograph the legendary racehorse at his Southport Yard. Over the course of the year he took around 600 images of … Continue reading

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