Category: Articles

Get out of your comfort zone and learn how to shoot flash

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard the phrase “I only shoot natural light”. In photography circles its normally use for one two reasons: The photographer in question knows how to use off camera flash but prefers natural light because it works better for the way they take

What is ISO? (via Shotkit.com)

As mentioned, I’m doing some writing for Shotkit so this is the first article I’ve put out. There should be some more articles coming soon What is ISO? (via Shotkit.com) The shift from automatic to manual can be pretty daunting for many new photographers. As you start to get your

Writing for Shotkit.com

I wanted to let people know that the kind people at http://www.shotkit.com offered me the opportunity to do some writing and reviews for them.   It’s a great website run by photographers with a focus on gear so it’s great to be able to contribute to them.   I like

Our extreme focus on image quality over purpose

I saw a post the other day, questioning whether the A7Riv out-resolves the G Master and G lenses and whether people would need to upgrade lenses as a result. Yeah, I know what you’re thinking…who the hell cares? Apparently some people do. 6 months ago they had the sharpest lenses

Life is what you make of it – inspiring people

I do some TFP shoots as a means to shoot portraits. I’m not a paid professional as I run another non-photography related business and this website is completely non-commercial. As a result, the only way for me to engage effectively with models is under the TFP banner. For those who

Dunning Kruger effect and photography

After yet another post from someone vastly overestimating their abilities, I thought it was time to remind people of the Dunning Kruger effect and it’s impact on photography. The post in question came from someone who was complaining about the performance of the Tamron 28-75mm and The Sigma Art 24mm

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