Wildlife Photography – Common Buzzard

The Common Buzzard is one of the most common birds of prey in the British Isles. With mature birds having a wingspan of over 1 meter, they are often misidentified … Read more

Wildlife Photography – Pine Marten

Pine Marten

The Pine Marten is one of the most elusive animals to spot in the wild. They have dark-brown hair with a very distinctive yellow or white throat patch. They are … Read more

Luminar AI – The Ultimate Guide

Luminar AI

Luminar AI is a new industry benchmark for the next generation of photographic creative tools. The Ultimate Guide to Luminar AI contains details on all the major features of this revolutionary software … Read more

Wildlife Photography – Red Deer

Red Deer

Red Deer are a common sight across much of the British Isles, and indeed in many parts of the world. However, it is perhaps little known that in Europe they … Read more

A Complete Guide To Bird Photography

Bird Photography

Bird Photography is one of the most challenging genres of photography. This is particularly true if you are photographing birds in the wild. This Bird Photography Guide explores this fascinating … Read more

Wildlife Photography – Atlantic Puffins

Atlantic Puffins

The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), often referred to as the Common Puffin, is a seabird in the auk family. It’s most likely the name Common Puffin that makes us think … Read more

Wildlife Photography – European Otters

European Otter

European Otters suffered significantly in the UK, and were virtually extinct in the 1960s. Their population density has increased since then. Although there are still only an estimated 10-11 thousand … Read more

Photographing Tower Bridge – London

Photographing Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of the most famous structures in the United Kingdom and has been a defining landmark in the city of London since its completion in 1894. In … Read more

Night Sky Photography – Ultimate Guide

Night Sky Astrophotography

Have you ever looked at photographs of the night sky and been in awe of how the photographer captured such a beautiful image? You could easily conclude that only professional … Read more

Water Splash Photography Art

I have written this to share my experiences with Water Splash Art. I have tried many methods of doing this and experimented with different ways of discharging the droplets. In … Read more

Deep Space Photography with the VAONIS Stellina

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This article covers Deep Space Photography using the VAONIS Stellina smart telescope. Since the invention of the telescope over 400 years ago, mankind has been fascinated with the cosmos. Whilst … Read more

Zoo Photography How-To Guide

Zoo Photography is a great way to hone your nature photography skills. Whether you are going on Safari soon, or if you just love taking animal shots, zoos are a … Read more

Photographing Scotland – The Highlands

Landscape Photography

In this article, I will cover my top photographic locations in the Scottish Highlands. Scotland is blessed with some of the most dramatic and picturesque scenery in the whole world. … Read more

Lightning Photography – How To Guide

Photographing Lightning

In this Lightning Photography how to guide, I will cover the equipment needed, camera settings, and some composition top tips. This will help you get the best out of this … Read more

8 Top Photographic Locations in Iceland

This article is about my 8 Top Photographic Locations in Iceland. One of my favourite photographic quotes is from the famous photographer Scott Kelby, who said: ‘To get beautiful photos … Read more

Camera Sensors: Crop-Sensor versus Full-Frame

Crop vs Full Frame

A common question for photographers getting into or upgrading DSLR cameras is whether full-frame is better than crop-frame camera sensors. In this article, I will cover the pros and cons … Read more

8 Home Photography Ideas anyone can do

The inspiration for this article was the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic with many of us being socially distanced at home. However, any of the home photography ideas in this … Read more

Capturing Bokeh Essential Tips

The word bokeh originates comes from the Japanese word boke ボケ, and broadly translates blur. In photography, the word is used to describe the aesthetically pleasing effects that can be … Read more

Portrait Photography in Natural LightLight

This short article on Portrait Photography is a basic guide to taking portrait photographs in natural light. It’s written for those starting out in this genre, but may also be … Read more

Landscape Photography – Top Tips

Landscape Photography

This article outlines some top tips to improve your Landscape Photography. By the end, you will have a foundation in the best equipment, preparation before your photoshoot, the use of … Read more

Lightroom Processing – Black & White

Lightroom Black & White

This article covers the typical processing steps needed to process a color image into a Black & White image in Adobe Lightroom. Starting with a RAW photo of the Castel … Read more

Lightroom Processing – Landscapes

Lightroom Processing

This article covers the typical processing steps needed to process a landscape image in Adobe Lightroom. Starting with a RAW image of a golden hour shot of Loch Etive, Argyll, … Read more

Lightroom Ultimate Guide – Managing Presets

Lightroom Presets

This article covers the key features in Lightroom to create and manage presets. Presets are a great way to optimize your digital darkroom workflow. Regardless of what genre of photography … Read more

Luminar Essentials – Toning Tool

Luminar Toning Tool

The Luminar Toning Tool is all about creatively adjusting the brightness and contrast in your digital images. Specifically, it targets tones in the Highlights and the Shadows. These two elements … Read more

Luminar Ultimate Guide – Templates

Luminar Templates

Templates in Luminar are presets, that you can use to quickly edit your photographs. The unique thing about Luminar is that it uses content-aware technology to analyze your photo, and … Read more

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