Steven McAllister

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The amazing street photography of Eamonn Doyle

For 20 years he hardly picked up his camera – now Martin Parr is a fan and the Beckett-inspired Dubliner is the talk of this summer’s Arles photography festival<p>• See a gallery of Eamonn Doyle’s Dublin photographs here<p>Eamonn Doyle is an unlikely candidate for the title “saviour of street …

Street Photography

6 Easy Ways to Get Creative Photos

Photographer’s Block<p>Sometimes inspiration can be stuck in traffic, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait for it to arrive. Get your creativity going …

Oban by Steven Accompanied by Dee

_______<p>Oban by Steven<p>Accompanied by Dee<p>After looking forward to our trip for a couple of weeks our excitement was somewhat dulled by the fact I …

Italy

Photoshop Tips: Whiten the Eyes Quickly and Naturally

The sclera is the part of your eye that is white and surrounds your eyeball. Whenever I am under a deadline or spend more than one day in Vegas, that …

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

Five Simple Tips To Becoming A Better Photographer

<i>Wednesdays are usually reserved for my Quitting Your Day Job Series, but after a few weeks of seeing to much negativity towards “new” photographers</i> …

Seven Tips for Becoming a Serious Photographer

One of the secrets of being successful photographer is being prepared and working hard. Serious photographers have learned how to use their gear with …

8 Lessons Robert Capa Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<b>Robert Capa</b> is one of the greatest photographers to have ever lived. When he was still alive, he was proclaimed as “The Greatest War-Photographer in …

Photographing the Faces of Cystic Fibrosis: An Interview with Ian Ross Pettigrew

Ian Ross Pettigrew is a photographer who got his start in advertising. Having worked with photographers for over 20 years as an art director, Ian …

Black and White photography's dirty little secret - INSPIRED EYE

If you are into <i>Black and White photography</i> as a beginner, here's a little “secret” that you might find useful for your own.<p><b>Never shoot in Black and</b> …

Lightroom

Casting Negativity Aside And Growing As An Artist

<b>"Oh, so you're a photographer now...?"</b><p>It's a question I'm sure each of us has heard. Coming to us from a friend and/or family member that we haven't …

Self-help

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Krystle Wright on Telling Stories with Your Adventure Photography

Krystle Wright has documented her expeditions a little differently from some of her fellow adventure photographers. Using her breadth of knowledge of …

What Do Photography Contest Judges Look for in Winning Photos?

When the 2014 World Press Photo Awards were announced, some choices made perfect sense. Others were met with confusion. In the following video, jury …

Kept in the Dark

<b>Kept in the Dark</b><p><i>Shot on iPhone 5<br>Taken on 28 Feb 2014 at Shore, Leith<br>Settings: F2.4 - 1/1355 sec - ISO 50 - 4.1mm<br>Edited using Snapseed</i><p>Recently when I attended a judging night at my girlfriend Dee’s camera club the judge mentioned that it is good to get some action in your shots. Nearly three weeks later and I think the flying birds is the closest I’ve managed.<p>This isn’t what I went out to capture today, up until this point I had been experimenting with vertical panoramas with mixed success. But …

What It Means To Photograph

I’ve learnt a lot in the 6 years since I first took image making seriously. I was fortunate enough to meet the right people who had, not only the knowledge but the passion, the courage and wisdom to stand by their convictions. I’ve learnt to piece stories together, understand the subtle underlying factors that affect the outcome but most of all, I learnt that in order to do justice to the craft of photography, one must be able to accept that passing on that knowledge is equally important.<p>We all …

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

17 essential photography tips for beginners

The Rule of Thirds. Sunny 16. Always shoot in RAW. The books are full of photography tips, some essential, others downright constrictive. But the …

Photography Tips

What It Means To Photograph

I’ve learnt a lot in the 6 years since I first took image making seriously. I was fortunate enough to meet the right people who had, not only the knowledge but the passion, the courage and wisdom to stand by their convictions. I’ve learnt to piece stories together, understand the subtle underlying factors that affect the outcome but most of all, I learnt that in order to do justice to the craft of photography, one must be able to accept that passing on that knowledge is equally important.<p>We all …

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos