Learn about Photography as a Career Opportunity during Youth Month

The usual question… can I make a living as a Photographer? The answer is YES. Most photographers either run their own businesses and work for themselves, while others prefer a more regular and salaried agency styled job, the choice is yours, and what best suits your situation and personality drive.

Making Shooting in Manual Easy in three simple steps

So remember, the quicker you are able to apply this sequence, the sooner you are able to add 95% of your attention to what you are shooting, and 5 percent to the camera settings. So, let’s get to it…
If you still having any concerns regarding these settings and steps provided, or wish to explore and take your photography further, I suggest you consider enrolling for a short photography course or workshop just to "polish up" your skills and confidence and of course meet like minded people to bounce great ideas with.

How to Capture the Best Portraits in Photography

Some photographers prefer black and white as it brings out all the hard lines and the tends to be “punchier”, especially for street photography and reportage that show mood and tell real stories. I personally love black and white, as it is a gradation of monochrome.  My suggestion is shoot in color and convert in post to black and white thereafter. In studio, photographers will often use a plain baby blue backdrop for black and white, as it tends to work nicely for effect, white is very cold and used only for specific looks. When capturing family portraiture, black and white is not a popular choice. Most family and baby pictures are shot in color, same as fashion, where the colors play a large role.

How to Improve The Composition of your Photographs

Guidelines relate to such principals as the rule of thirds, along with many other suggestions as to what makes a photograph correct in terms of the visual appeal, these are just guides to assist you.

How to take Professional Photographs in Bright Sunshine

One of the biggest problems is shadow and uneven light, especially in mid-day sun.

How to Select the Right Photography School

Individual photography classes, or gain those with a small class compliment are normally designed to focus on each student with great attention to hands on training and personal understanding as to what each student intends to accomplish from the workshop or course. Many of the larger schools or colleges do not offer this.

How to Take Photographs in Bright Sunlight

References also prove to be helpful as to where to best position the subject, and where the light source comes from, in terms planning the outcome of the shot you wish to capture.

How to improve your Portrait Photography

The bottom line is that if you are passionate about photography and have a psychological approach to the way you interpret life and the people around you, portraiture is the way forward as a visual communicator.

How to Photograph Newborn babies

Well let’s start by saying it’s a form of infant portraiture that is a little more challenging than trying to direct adults. Although new born babies are not as opinionated as most adults, they come with their own set of challenges. Everything needs to work around their lifestyle patterns and personality.

Portrait Photography

Portrait photography workshop on lighting and flash techniques in a full studio setup.