Everyone is aware that, to a certain, level, music affects our moods and in some cases actions. It can make us feel a bit down, perk us up when we don't feel so good and inspire us to try new things. With such an expressive medium as photography, music must play a significant roll in our choice of imagery (if we listen to music during our photography shoots mustn't it?
Slow shutter speed seascapes offer an almost magical view of our coastlines. Using a slow shutter speed enables the photographer to create a smooth effect across the entire image and almost paint the scene with colour or texture.
I have noticed a few people using glass orbs or 'crystal balls' in their photos recently. The effect that this provides is to flip the image seen through the orb upside down. For this reason most of the photos taken are flipped so that the area of the photo not in focus is inverted and the part of the photo…
I am pleased to include a guest article by photographer Brett Harkness. Brett is a photographer specialising in wedding photography but also captures wonderful landscape, fashion and commercial images. His wealth of knowledge regarding the tips, tricks and techniques will help you capture stunning landscape images. For more of Brett's work, please visit his site.
It's been a while since I ventured out on a photography shoot in the evening after work. Yesterday was one such excursion. As we are experiencing an uncommonly sunny and warm spell I thought it would be a good idea to capture the lovely sunsets that are accompanying our unlikely summer.
Taking photos at the end or beginning of the day is often considered the best time, due to the softer light. Taking photos in bright sunshine, such as in the middle of summer, can prove problematic. Harsh sunlight can wash out photographs and make them appear flat. There are, however, certain ways you can overcome these issues and produce stunning images regardless of the bright sun.
It's summer here in the UK (and a few other countries!) and to celebrate our first few days of actual sun and heat, here are a few photos celebrating this wonderful season :) 8840