Mark Tranter

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Chelsea’s Antonio Conte: ‘This is for my players, the title is a dream come true’

Antonio Conte described Chelsea’s title success as “a dream come true” and dedicated it to his players after a narrow victory over West Bromwich Albion secured the second Premier League in three seasons, with the Italian immediately targeting victory in the FA Cup final later this month to complete …

Soccer

Prime vs. Zoom Lenses in Photography

If a budding photographer looks to upgrade a lens the choices seem endless. Point and shoot cameras come equipped with a zoom lens permanently …

Landscape Photography

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

Framing

Comprehensive Guide to Shooting and Editing Astrophotography Time-Lapse Videos

The Syrp Genie caught everyone's attention with its contemporary design and advanced automation features that made it a time-lapse photographer's …

Videography

Children Portrait Photography Techniques

You try and try to get that perfect shot. If only they’d stay still, if only they’d smile… if only they’d look at the camera! So many useful things …

6 Reasons to Try Long Exposure Photography

The purchase of a nine stop neutral density filter two years ago changed my approach to landscape photography. It allowed me to take photos using …

Landscape Photography

How to Understand and Use Lightroom’s Loupe Info Overlay

The Lightroom Loupe Info Overlay feature provides valuable information about your photos. Used intelligently it can help you find your photos, and …

Tutorials

How to Create the Look – Adding a Background Element

Robert Vanelli (Vanelli to his friends) is a working photographer, educator and author living in Florida. After a successful career as a three-time, …

Tutorials

Slow Shutter Speeds and Long Exposure Photography

Many new cameras will come with built-in shutter speeds of up to 30 seconds or longer, which is enough for most long-exposure photography. Other …

Landscape Photography

Getting the Most Out of Your New Camera: White Balance - ALC

As a photographer or filmmaker becomes more comfortable with her gear, the time to “take it off auto” has come. Usually a shooter will start by …

Cameras

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

Landscape Photography

10 photo tips for Tim Cook after his Super Bowl disaster

Why does blur happen?<p>Blurry photos are the number one annoyance for any photographer and they always seem to happen to those once-in-a-lifetime photo …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

The Mental Checklist to Make Better Photographs (Podcast 498)

About two years ago I wrote an article for Craft & Vision’s PHOTOGRAPH magazine called The Mental Checklist. I’ve discussed this in parts in the …

Landscape Photography

Camera Aperture Basics

Aperture and other technical photography basics can induce yawns in the most eager of budding shutterbugs, but once these basics are understood, the …

Tip: Get Low When Photographing Birds in Water

Like other shorebirds, western grebes do not go by the human calendar or clock to tell them when to start their new family. They merely go by their …

Street photography: How to take stunning portraits

Join Guardian photographer <b>Anthony Epes</b> for this immersive workshop, and you’ll learn how to take spontaneous images of people in the everyday urban environment. Plus, you’ll discover how to overcome any fears you may have about approaching and photographing strangers. Along the way, you’ll …

Photography

5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

So you know how to read the light and capture a sharp shot. You’re confident in your compositions. You’re not afraid to capture people candidly. …

Street Photography

How to Start Your Own Photography Blog

Photo by Johnny Lu. Downtown LA, 2015Dear friend,I am writing this as a practical instructional manual in terms of how to start your own photography …

Street Photography

Exposure, Shutter Speed and Aperture Made Simple

Exposure is one of the most important photography concepts to learn, but it is also one which strikes fear into the hearts of even the most intrepid …

Hate Noisy Pictures? This May Help…

Photographs are wonderful things, and one of their amazing characteristics is the detail we can see in a picture. I’m pretty observant of details in …

Photography

Weekly Photography Challenge - Circles

Do you see circles everywhere? The world itself is a circle, they naturally occur in nature, and man-made objects are full of them. Weekly …

How to Avoid Clichés in Travel Shots

Ok, before we start let’s just say, there is nothing wrong with clichéd shots. They are clichéd mainly because the position they are taken in gives a …

Landscape Photography

The Most Important Tip for Street Photography

If you clicked this link expecting a simple technical tip to improve your street photography then you’ve come to the wrong place. This is not an …

Street Photography

Bounced Flash for Casual Shooting

I live in a cave. Not literally, but it sure feels like it. My house is so dark. Even with the windows wide open, on a bright sunny day, I still have …

4 Things To Consider For Better Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is one of those genres that forces people to photograph the same things over and over again. Not that there aren’t any good …

How to Avoid Blown Highlights in Your Photographs Before It’s Too Late

Blown highlights, they are the bane of the photographer’s life. Once you have blown your highlights in the original exposure, it will be virtually …

Landscape Photography

3 Tips for Waterfall Photography Beyond Just Using a Long Exposure

Of course, shutter speed plays an essential role in creating silky smooth waterfall photographs, but does it get a little too much attention in …

Landscape Photography

40+ Tips for Mountain Landscape Photography

Mountains are some of the most majestic landscape subjects in photography. With their towering peaks, ever changing weather and light, and massive …

Landscape Photography

Beginner’s Landscape Photography Composition Tip

While visiting the Teton range, I woke up in my cabin near the Snake River right outside the park entrance and saw the opportunity to make some …