TL;DW - The trend for short videos

TL;DW - The trend for short videos TL;DR is an abbreviation of “Too Long, Didn’t Read” and is used to say that something would require too much...

Learning online for free

  Elon musk Famously said “You can literally learn any skill you want for free on YouTube”. Now, I’m not sure brain surgery would be included, but...

Rise of The Smartphone

Modern mobile phones now have multiple lenses and sensor combinations, powerful processors, and incredible AI.  They already killed the compact c...

Is Manual Focus still useful?

Learning manual focus opens more opportunities to get the shot you want.

Beginners guide to choosing the right lens

  Beginners guide to choosing the right lens     Your camera lens is crucial to taking any photograph. Without the lens, the camera is useless....

Why You Need (A) START IN PHOTOGRAPHY

  Why You Need (A) START IN PHOTOGRAPHY   I get quite often the question of how I started in photography. Despite being my case and particular s...

News: 2022 Open competition World Photography Awards winners announced

The World Photography Organisation has announced the 2022 Open competition Winners' & Shortlist. Over 170,000 images were entered to this year...

Why do we take photographs

    A cynic once said to me that your great grandchildren won’t care about anything you’ve achieved in your life, your memories, stories, or any...

Field of view lens comparison

  A while back I sought to answer "visually" what a lot of people asked across multiple forum posts over time: "How much more field of view do I g...

Evolution of camera bags

A quick look at how the modern camera bags came into being.

Do I need a field monitor for video?

(TLDR; the answer is probably yes!) Photography, stills or video, is about capturing light to create a scene worthy of attention, something that co...

Portrait Lighting Techniques All Photographers Need

Here are some different lighting techniques you can use to flatter your portrait subject.