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The Beginner’s Guide to Surf Photography. Are you crazy enough?

The Beginner’s Guide to Surf Photography. Are you crazy enough?

There are fiberglass boards rocketing towards you a hundred miles an hour. There are waves rolling in so big that the skyline disappears. There are jellyfish, and sharks, and reef to shred your flesh to pieces. Welcome to the world of Surf Photography. Here’s what you need to know!

A Quick Guide to Histograms

A Quick Guide to Histograms

Histograms are a graphic representation of the levels of light in your photo. They’re a great tool for understanding just how the light in your photo is balanced and can help you to create the perfectly exposed and balanced photograph.

A Crash Course Guide to DSLR Photography

A Crash Course Guide to DSLR Photography

DSLR’s are absolutely fantastic pieces of machinery, and they can really help you unleash your creativity on your photos. And better yet, I’ve got a brief, no nonsense guide on how to work that fancy device. Now, get your camera out of Auto mode and get ready to learn!

Understanding Colour Temperature

Understanding Colour Temperature

Although misleading to use the terms ‘light’ and ‘colour’ interchangeably, colour temperature (also referred to as White Balance or WB) is a measure of how cold or warm the light, and consequently the colour, is in a photo.

Using Flash Modes Creatively

Using Flash Modes Creatively

Traditionally, a camera’s flash is used to artificially fill a scene with light to allow for a brighter photo in certain situations. Most cameras though have multiple flash modes that allow you to use your flash creatively.