Chas Jones

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5 Common Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Oscar Wilde wrote “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Every photographer’s journey starts with mistakes, confusion, and a dash of …

Landscape Photography

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “<b>What aperture is best for landscape photography?</b>” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues.While</b> …

Landscape Photography

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

Why You Should Have A Black And White Week

There is something a bit special about a black and white image don’t you think? The problem is that in this digital age, shooting black and white is …

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 …

How to take your best portrait photos on your iPhone

We've put together our best tips for shooting incredible portraits on your phone.<p>Shooting lovely pictures of your family and friends is one of the best uses for your phone's camera. Though I regularly shoot weddings as a professional photographer using expensive DSLRs and lights, I also love using …

iPhoneography

Yosemite Winter by Yuan Wang

One moment,<br>please wait.<p><b>Footnotes:</b> Taken by Sony RX-1 and Olympus OM-1n<p>More posts by Yuan Wang<p>Sutro Baths in B&W Chasing the sun till the lands end<p>Read<p>…

The Demise of Aperture and iPhoto: What Does it Mean?

The shoe has finally dropped. Apple confirmed today that it’s ditching Aperture, its photo management tool, and iPhoto, its consumer photo editing app, in favor of Photos, a brand new desktop and iOS duo slated for debut in 2015.<p>It all makes sense. While Aperture has undergone some fairly high …

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

Make it Now: You Can Photograph It, Or Let It Pass You By, But You May Never See It Again

<i>This moment, this light, in Cape Churchill last week: it didn’t last long. You can photograph it, or let it pass you by. But you may never see it</i> …

The Best Ways for Getting Sharper Photos

I'm sure we've all experienced focusing problems.You know - you have an otherwise pretty good shot, but the subject is just ever so slightly out of …

Landscape Photography

White Balance In Camera: Everything You Need To Know

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>August 7, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>White Balance In Camera: Everything You Need To Know www.sleeklens.com<p>White balance for …

Complete guide to outdoor light

<b>Light is a photographer’s raw material, the building block that makes or breaks our images. Pro shooter David Noton explains the skill in learning</b> …

Adobe Releases Photoshop Tutorial Series Aimed At Beginners

You don't need to be a seasoned designer to know that, as good as Photoshop is, it can certainly be tough to learn all its many intricate features. …

Tutorials

ISO in Photography: Know the correct setting for any picture

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.The ISO is one of the first …

Photography

100 Best Free Alternatives to Paid Photography Software

They say that you get what you pay for and certainly, in the world of photography, there are some extremely good quality pieces of photography …

Bite Size Tips: Avoid Noisy Photos By Following These Five Guidelines

Noise in photography is those awkwardly colored tiny pixels (grains or specks) that render an often very undesirable look to the image. Noise happens …

Landscape Photography

Why the iPhone 8 Plus is a better camera than a real camera

I never thought that it would happen. And then it did.<p>On a recent two-week vacation to Japan (my first time, and, yes, it was amazing if you must …

10 low budget tips for improving your photography

<b>We’ve rounded up some of the best low budget tips to help you improve your photography without breaking the bank.</b><p>Many existing tips to improve in …

Landscape Photography

The Power of RAW on the iPhone

I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve …

How to Photograph Landscapes In The Daytime When You Don't Catch the Golden Hour

A quick trawl through Flickr, 500px or similar, might suggest that landscape photography is restricted solely to the blue and golden hours. Whilst it …

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, …

Aperture