What does a polarizing filter do to water?

When photographing water, consider using a polarizing filter. In my previous entry, two great polarizing filter effects, I showed you how a polarizing filter can be used to cut out haze in the sky or...

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...

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...

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...

Stormy Weather Pictures

Stormy Weather Pictures Stormy weather and rainy days are not ordinarily something that people like, or look for. My wife is a perfect example of that. She loves the sun and blue sky. Many photographers...

Newsletter – July

Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer Hope everyone is enjoying the summer. Summer can be a difficult time for photography, but as always it’s often a case of finding the positive out of the...