Patrick Achcar

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100 Simple Practices: Try This!

Silhouettes need not be shot only at dawn or dusk. This mid-afternoon photograph combines an element of intrigue with an alternate way of seeing …

100 Simple Practices: Basics Of Creative Control

Scene Modes like Sunset are ideal for capturing photos in which you want deep orange tones. Photograph/Subhrangshu Bhandary<p><i>There are so many options</i> …

100 Simple Practices: Look, Do You See?

Beauty is all around us. You just need to be able to see it. Photograph/Anupam Pal<p><i>Can you sense a photograph without actually shooting it? Raj</i> …

50 Simple Ways To Get Brilliantly Sharp Photos

A tripod is a must with landscape photography to ensure sharp images. Exposure: 1/160sec at f/5.6 (ISO 200). Photograph/Nafe Ram Yadav<p><i>With few</i> …

The Mystery Of Curtains

Think of the flowing curtains that shield you from the hot sun, keep pests and dust out and keep the house cool, regardless of the season. Besides …

Breaking Structured Patterns

Patterns are lovely to behold, but even their repeating lines and curves can get quite monotonous. Therefore, you need to learn how to break patterns …

Use The Wrong Settings To Get Unique Photos!

You do not always need to follow the rules and do as you’re told. Once you understand the strengths and failings of each technique and each rule, you …

Photographing Fall Foliage

Fall colours can be very different from place to place. Some areas will have a very short colour-changing season of a week or less, while elsewhere …

Digital Photography

Autumn (Fall) Photography - Capturing Colours

“Darren, it’s Fall here and the colours in the leaves in our town are wonderful. How can I capture their vibrancy? Every time I shoot them I end up …

Time I

Photographing Autumn Leaves - Panning Technique

Photo by Bob Jagendorf Last week I was traveling in Canada and had an opportunity to catch up with a friend there who is into digital photography. He …

Photography

Taking Unfocused Photos

Beautifully sharp and detailed images are something we all aspire for in the majority of our shots – I know I do. However purposely leaving your main …

Digital Photography

Documentary Photography - Six Tips for Creating a Legacy

We’ve all gone through times in our lives where we’ve lost loved ones. As a portrait photographer I would get calls all the time for “Urgent” family …

Photo Tip of the Week: Shooting People With Slow Shutter Speeds

There are a few subjects we commonly associate with slow shutter speeds – waterfalls, city lights and star trails are a few that come to mind. What …

Photo Tip Of the Week: Check Your Backgrounds

<i>Robert Keeley discusses a key element of every composition; one which doesn’t always get the attention it deserves.</i><p>There are a lot of factors which …

Landscape Photography

Photo Tip of the Week: How to Develop and Shoot a Theme

<i>Robert Keeley explains how to take your photography further by working on a photographic theme.</i><p>Many people, once they’ve reached a certain level of …

National Parks

Failsafe Checklist for Shooting Perfect Portraits

<b>There are few things more frustrating in photography than taking a good shot and discovering later that there is a problem with focus, exposure,</b> …

Shutter Speed

How To Shoot Better Landscapes: Composition (Part III)

<i>Want to shoot better landscape photos? To mark the recent launch of the Fujifilm X Landscape Photographer of the Year competition, we have put</i> …

Landscape Photography

Photo Tip of the Week: How To Shoot Stunning Backlit Photos

<i>It goes against everything most photographers are taught, but shooting into the sun can produce stunning images. Dale Morris explains some simple</i> …

Landscape Photography

7 Ways to Get More Out of a Wide-angle Lens

Understanding Lenses: Part I, and is the second in a series of lessons about camera lenses. You can read the first article link to first article …

7 Tips for Photographing Kids

This is not an article about taking 'portraits' of kids - rather it's about photographing kids as they are in all their movement, fun and true …

Buying a camera: everything you need to know

<i>By David Pierce and Vlad Savov</i><p>Cameras are everywhere. There’s one in your laptop, two in your phone, and probably a pair in your tablet that you’ve never used. There’s maybe one in your doorbell, even, or strapped to your head while you bomb the slopes. We’re taking more pictures in more ways and …

9.5 Tips To Take Care Of Your Compact Flash Cards

Just about every week I hear of another photographer who is crying for help on a private Facebook group because they lost the photos from a shoot. …

How To Use Colour Effectively To Enhance Your Digital Photography

The following tip on using Colors in Digital Photography was submitted by Amy Renfrey – author of the Digital Photography Success ebook. Digital …

Photography

Colour Composition: Using Subtle Colour

In my last article I wrote about using colour boldly. Today I’m going to look at ways you can use colour in a much subtler, gentler fashion. Bold …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …

Sun and Lighting for Architectural Photography

In photography, as well as in any other visual art form, light plays a key role, and it should be considered a critical compositional element. …

Landscape Photography