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Benefits of Photography

Photography is a part of art that captures memories and lifetime events. Ever since time immemorial, artists have used pictures to describe a person’s emotions, mentality and physical state at a given moment. For many years now, we have learnt to store memories of our loved ones in photo albums. This idea has helped families carry on the memory of …

If you want to be a Photographer, have a Camera on you all the time

If you want to be a Photographer, have a Camera on you all the time

Photography is basically all about a good camera; you cannot take a photo without one. All the time a photographer should always have a camera on him or her. One can never know when the moments to take that all important photo comes up. As has been said, a photo is worth a thousand words; what is often not said …

Why Become A Photographer

I get it. Choosing the right career can be difficult. Many of you reading might be wondering what career path to go down in life, and if you not sure what the right job is for you regardless of your age, maybe you should consider becoming a Photographer. However, it may not be right for everyone but there are certainly …

Best Photography Tips for Pets On Set

One of the more difficult tasks to get the perfect picture that every photographer wants is photographing animals. Weather it’s a dog, cat, rabbit, reptile or whatever animal it could potentially be, it can be challenging. However, with the right tips it is certainly possible to get the brilliant pictures you want. You just need the right knowledge to go …

Preparing For Your Model Portfolio Photoshoot

Going to get pictures taken at a photoshoot for your modelling portfolio can be a bit daunting for some, as you may have never done it before. However there’s no reason why you can’t make best friends with the camera and get those great photos you want.   Preparation is key! Before going to your photoshoot make sure you have all …

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The History of Photography

The word photography was derived from two Greek words. “Photos”, meaning light and “graphein”, meaning to draw. It was first used by a scientist named Sir John F.W. Herschel in 1839.The pinhole camera was invented by Alhazen, an authority in optics who lived around 1000AD. The pinhole camera also known as the camera obscura was used to view or draw …

Top 5 WordPress plugins for photographers

As photographers, we want our content to reach as many eyes as possible and so we work hard at mastering the skill of capturing moments. However, same as we edit a picture to add effects that will increase our reach, photographers should also be looking at the optimization of other elements, such as where we post the pictures and the …

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Photography competitions for all levels

Photography competitions are great for seeing if your work is on par with your contemporaries, a stepping stone for amateurs and great for gaining exposure. There are many photography competitions around the UK and worldwide. Some are ongoing and others have a deadline by the end of this year. Get judged by renowned judges and have your work featured in …

Photography software: Photoshop alternatives

With Photoshop’s new pricing model – £17.15 a month for around £205 a year, many amateur and hobbyist photographers are looking at alternatives to this software. We have covered some of these software’s here and outlined their functionality. Affinity Photo This is not a free software however it is fast becoming a real alternative to Photoshop. With it’s great layout and …

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