One unique feature in Google+ that can prove very useful is 'Auto Awesome'. Google+ automatically scans your images and selects those that it can use in one of a number of processes that it runs to produce special effects.
It's well known that external flash's are guzzling monsters when it comes to consuming battery power. Using an external power source would obviously be a better choice, but this is hardly ever an option when not using a studio or shooting at home. So what batteries are best when it comes to powering external flash's, which ones give you more…
Sugru is an extremely simple yet useful substance. Similar to blue tack but with subtle differences it can be used for a variety of tasks and hacks. Adhering to almost anything, and changing into a flexible silicon rubber over night it proves very useful for a number of photography related hacks.
With so much information being shared daily on the internet it can be a time consuming process to catch up on the latest photography news. A great time saving exercise is to follow a few content curation sites that combine news from a number of top photography sites into one feed. Below are 5 such websites.
I've been having issues with my macro lens lately, sometimes it works, sometimes it just causes an error on my camera. When It works I can capture some macro shots from the garden, which is nice as I like to make images out of everyday scenes that we may otherwise go overlook :)
Noise can turn a really great low light shot into one which takes up all of your post processing time and causes great frustration. Grain on your images and coloured flecks covering those lovely details which you captured can be the bain of your processing life. Knowing how to deal with noise (and prevent it in the first place) will save you time and probably your sanity.
Light trails are one of those things that you can capture pretty much anywhere there is a road or traffic. It's a great way to practice long exposure and night time photography, and the results can be spectacular. Below are a few superb examples of what can be achieved.