Shadows in Photography – Part 1

Dark Backgrounds and Shadows in Photography – How they make an object stand out. When I started out in photography all I heard was “light, light, light. It’s all about the light.” And this is...

Two great polarizing filter effects

The polarizing filter is an essential part of your photography kit If you don’t have a polarizing filter in your camera bag, then you are missing out big time. It’s the one filter I and...

Slow Shutter Speed on Water

Slow Shutter Speed photography looks great on water. But don’t always be tempted to go for the slow shutter speed. A faster shutter speed can also create interesting effects. On my workshops at the beautiful...

Rainy Day Photography

Rainy day photography need not be a washout. Don’t make the mistake of staying at home on a rainy day and thinking that there is nothing to photograph. Rainy day photography might not appeal to...

Landscape Photography from a Distance

Landscape Photography is not always wide. While the majority of landscape photography is done with a wide angle or small focal length, many often overlook the use of a telephoto lens. There are certain viewpoints...

A Fleeting Moment

“Don’t you have enough photos from that place?”  A question I am often asked by Erin Doors (my wife). Well, many experienced landscape photographers will tell you that when you find a great scene, you...

How to fix blown out highlights in photoshop

Recover lost detail in overexposed areas Have you ever wondered why your buildings in night photography are too bright and lacking in detail? Well it’s because the buildings are overexposed and the detail in the...

Understanding Lighting for Photography

Introduction to lighting for photography & direction of light Photography From the Greek word which literally means: “Drawing with light” Light travels in straight lines and without it we cannot see. Most objects do not...

Newsletter – September

Summer is coming to an end and now the misty mornings begin. Hope everyone enjoyed the summer. I’m not summer’s greatest fan, because of the heat, but it does have its moments. In Slovenia it’s...