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Photographing Water Droplets – First Experiment of 2011

Photographing Water Droplets – First Experiment of 2011

Thought I would try my hand at some water droplet photography today (bit bored and slightly hung over!!). It is a simple set up of a bowl of clean water, a couple of different food colouring bottles, an external flash and wireless trigger. I had a bit of trouble with the focusing and so will try again when the light is better and I have more time!
FPR Interviews Brilliantly Fresh Photographer Carlo Cruz

FPR Interviews Brilliantly Fresh Photographer Carlo Cruz

Carlo Cruz's photography is fresh, striking and truly stunning. Using colour, textures and action to build a truly spectacular photograph he excels at capturing the essence of his subject matter. From wonderful portrait photography to exhilarating break dance shots, Carlo shows what a great genre street photography is and how using lighting can enhance your photos to a stunning level......
My Guide To Self Portrait Photography

My Guide To Self Portrait Photography

A lot of my photos are self portraits, usually this is due to the fact that the location I have gone to for some landscape shots is not as good as I thought it would be. I enjoy the challenge of creating new, interesting portraits that either tell a story or are from a different perspective than the norm. In this 'tutorial' I will explain my thought process and what elements I consider when taking a self portrait.
HDR Resource Roundup

HDR Resource Roundup

Everyone has heard of HDR photography by now. HDR stands for High Dynamic Range and is used to capture the entire range of tones in an image from the lowest low lights to the highest high lights. The technique can be used to create almost cartoon-like images which has caused a huge debate all over the internet for the last few years...
HDR Explained

HDR Explained

What is HDR? HDR stands for high dynamic range. When you take a normal single photo it is possible to change the settings on the camera to emphasise the highlights or the lowlights or mid tones, but not all three.
Outdoor Portrait Photography Explained

Outdoor Portrait Photography Explained

Outdoor portrait photography offers a whole new array of challenges for you to overcome. The changing light, the elements and general conditions all play a part in how your photos will come out after the session. Getting the basics right and being confident during the photo shoot will allow you to relax and conentrate on the little things that set your photos apart from the rest.
How to Create An Atmospheric Car Portrait

How to Create An Atmospheric Car Portrait

Taking a photo of a car is easy, point and shoot, the problem is that this will result in just a photo of a car. If you want to create some atmosphere which really creates a 'mood' and add that bit more to the photo then there are some things to consider and a few tricks you can use....