John Reid

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Why my father Cecil Day-Lewis’s poem Walking Away stands the test of time | Letters

<b>Sean Day-Lewis</b> says the poem, quoted in a recent Guardian article, is as relevant today as it was when first published more than half a century ago<p>It was good to see the last couplet of my father’s Walking Away properly quoted by Saskia Sarginson (Empty nest? Not a chance, Family, 6 January). But …

24 Times Long Exposures Resulted In Some Amazing Photography

There is some stunning photography out there that needs no tampering with, whether that be pre or post production. However, long exposure photography …

10 Unlikable Literary Heroines That We Love to Hate

Euripides<p><b>Medea</b> That divine former princess of Greek mythology can be extra-enchanting, but in Euripides’ titular play, she also has a nasty habit of extinguishing anyone inconvenient, including her own kids. No other cuckolded woman in history holds a candle to the Big M.<p>William Shakespeare<p><b>Lady</b> …

Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Sunrise on the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park. Nikon D750, Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 @ 24mm. Exposure: 2 secs., ƒ/22, ISO 100.In …

20 of the best travel apps to have on your phone this year

Whether you’re looking to plan a dream trip or just get out on the next flight, check airfares for next year or check into a hotel 10 minutes from …

The Fascinating History of Ten Letters That Are No Longer Part of the American English Alphabet

YouTuber Austin McConnell, a man who knows words, humorously explained through animation the fascinating history of ten different letters that are no …

Basic photography concepts: aperture, shutter speed, ISO speed, exposure

Photography is all about light. To let the camera "see" what you wish, you have tools controlling how much light reaches the camera sensor: the</i> …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

These 10 Unique Cameras Take Digital Photography to the Next Level

Forget about the usual point and shoots and spice things up a little with a beautiful piece of technology that really stands out. From instant …

A simple guide to composition in photography- Technology News, Firstpost

Nearly all these days, we’ve focussed a lot on the technical aspects of <b>photography</b>. However, technicality can only get you so far. A major part of …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photography

Dear friend,<p>This will be your personal guide on how you can master photography– for yourself, regardless of your skill level. Regardless if you’re a …

Random Bits Of Photo Education

In regard to learning, repetition is key. The more you perform an action, the less you have to think about it each time it’s conducted. Hence the …

Landscape Photography

Sony Takes Leadership Position In DPReview 2017 Gear Of The Year Awards

The Sony α7R III tops the annual DPReview Gear Of The Year Awards taking home Product Of The Year honors. Overall Sony dominated this year’s awards …

Free Photography Resources for Beginners and Pros to Hone Their Skills

As the cameras on our phones become increasingly powerful, more and more people are becoming interested in photography like never before. While having an understanding of composition is an important first step to crafting a picture, knowing the basics of the photographic medium will take your …

10 Helpful Tidbits for Every Beginner Photographer

Considering just how commonplace cameras have become in everything from our phones to our computers, it can be difficult for many amateurs to …

Landscape Photography

Street Photography Tips

Practical street photography tips to apply when you’re shooting on the steeets.1. Shoot from a low angleLow angle photograph of kids. Kyoto, …

Street Photography

How to Shoot and Process Meteor Shower Photographs: Part 1

With the 2017 Geminid meteor shower peaking this evening, I put together a list of 10 things to think about before you head out into the cold, dark …

How to capture the 20 toughest photography subjects

<b>However good your gear, some subjects are just hard to get right. James Paterson shows how to get around the photographic challenges</b><p>1. Toughest …

A Quick Primer on Depth of Field, Bokeh, and Focal Lengths

<b>Is the myth that everything is in focus on wide angle lenses true?</b><p>Bokeh is probably the most buzzy of buzz words associated with photography in this …

Tripod masterclass: Using your tripod

<b>James Abbott offers some wisdom and tips to help use your tripod to its full potential</b><p>Using your tripod<p>The first trick when using your tripod is to …

Photography Basics: What Are F-Stops?

Remember f-stops? Not everyone does. Millennials shoot their selfies with automated smartphones that have sent f-stops to steampunk heaven. …

Photography cheat sheet helps you take better photos

You might have the best camera possible, but if you can't use it to its full potential, it isn't much good. Feeling confident enough to photograph …

Shutter Speed

How DSLR autofocus works and why cross type points are important

For most people, exactly how phase detection autofocus in a DSLR works is a mystery. All we know is that the AF in the camera we’re using either …

Cameras

How well do you know your DSLR camera?

<b>If you’re a keen photographer, you’ll want to get the most from your DSLR camera by using the right setting for the shot you want to create, and the</b> …

Mobile Photography