There’s a technical aspect to using a polarizing filer, but there’s a visual aspect that you really have to experience if you are a photographer. Have you experienced a Polarizing filter yet? If you have not, I seriously recommend trying one today. Do not delay.Read More »Polarizing Filters Make Magic Moments
Very often, when you are taking photographs of a subject with an element of translucency (Like flowers, fruits and vegetables or maybe even a dragonfly… Read More »Tiny Tips 10: Study and use Backlighting for Close-up / Macro Photography
EDIT: This post originally Contained images taken by Andrew Zuckerman. The Images have since been removed because the image source no longer exists. Please visit… Read More »Today I Discovered the Photography of Andrew Zuckerman
by Ben McLeod If you want the sharpest pictures that your lens can give you, remember not to use its largest and smallest apertures. Most… Read More »Tiny Tips 8: Best Apertures for Sharpness
How do you get inspiration for your photography? How do you stay creative? How do you get ‘creative’ to start with? I’m hoping to open up some… Read More »8 Good Habits for Creative Photographers
I am sometimes inundated in my email with the pictures that new parents take. Either they are too excited with their newly purchased digital camera or their new baby. Of course, we all would like to have pictures – loads of them; especially, of when we were babies when we looked beautiful.Read More »Photography, Is Flash Bad for Babies?
by creativity+ Flare is a kind of haze often caused by light falling directly on the lens from behind or around the subject. This light… Read More »Tiny Tips 7 – Study flare caused by the Angle of your Main Light Source
by birdyboo Remember to be aware of and study the main source of light. The main source of light may be a direct source of… Read More »Tiny Tips 6 – Study your Main Light Source
Remember that when light hits the subject ‘Head on’, more often than not, the lighting is flat and uninteresting. You may want to place the… Read More »Tiny Tips 5 – Study Light from Different Angles.
Why Filters are Fun
Using filters have always been a fun part of my photography. They allow you to take a photograph of a normal scene, and make it look extraordinary. There are various kinds of filters; coloured filters and special effects filters.
Digital photography allows you to apply much of what these photographic filters can do even after the image is captured, but sometimes using filters while taking your photographs makes a massive difference, especially when you use filters that dramatically change how the image is captured – like an ND filter or starburst filter. That’s when they become fun to use.Read More »Understanding Photographic Filters for Your Lens