I was fortunate enough to be given a DJI Pro 3 Drone as a present and thought I would share my first few flights with you.
I am new to drones drone flying and drone photography so this was a leap of faith to see what I could get. I will do a review of the drone and drone photography when I have more experience of what it can and cant do. Photoshoot at Gwithian Beach Cornwall Photoshoot at Porthcothan Bay Cornwall Photoshoot at Camel Estuary between Rock and Padstow Cornwall A
Often we are presented with amazing old images but unfortunately they are showing the effects of time and have suffered damage. It is a good idea to copy the decaying original so that you don't lose it but also you can repair the original. This is time consuming and you do need to understand the various repair tools at you disposal in photoshop. Often it is a case of not wanting the photos to look too good just MUCH better Before After Before After You do need to be able to u
What are the issues with lenses that need correcting? Aberrations, Pincushions, Vignetting to name a few ! What are they and how do you get rid of them - will it make your images better?? The answer is yes your images will be better - So here is an explanation of what they are. Then how do you get rid of them! Lens Chromatic Aberration Lens Vignetting Lens Distortion Correcting Lens Distortions Lightroom Photoshop Luminar 4 Develop your style Take the images you like
This does not sound so difficult!
You could say colour accounts for 50% of photography worth the other 50% being Monochrome but the two things are very different beasts.
In monochrome we are concerned with tonal range and dynamic range.
With colour these aspects apply but we are also confronted with contracting & complimentary, warm & cold colours and how and where we use these in the image. So in many ways colour is more complicated Take a look at this great article by Dav
The Expressive photography site have put together a rang of videos that are quite considered and thought provoking. They push us to as what kind of photographer am I and what kind of photographer do I want to be. Well delivered and they get to some of the core issues that all photographer face as they become more aware of what they are doing and why.
Take a look at this selection and see if they make you review how you approach your photography. Develop your style Take the im
Going on your summer holidays and want to see some of the worlds leading photographers then check out these museums. The museums are listed in no particular order but they all offer a rich collection of photography. You may be inspired by what you see - Its worth taking a look. Museum of Modern Art - MOMA (New York) https://www.moma.org/ Metropolitan Museum of Art - MET (New York) https://www.metmuseum.org/ Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A (London) https://www.vam.ac.uk/ Tokyo
This nice article combines several aspects that are of interest to many photographers; Street Photography, Black and white photography and capturing uncluttered and balanced images. This is nicely presented and well worth taking time out to watch BONUS As a bonus here is another of his videos relating to photographing the millennium bridge in London.
What is not important but the important thing is 3 hours photographing the same subject. Typically we rush off to the next loc
Although we have had amazing weather recently we have had some boring skies - how do you deal with this? We take a look at how some of the leading photographers manage this issue in their landscape photography. It is an aspect that we all need to come to terms with. Hopefully some of these tips will help you get the most out of your next boring sky photoshoot! Hope this helps with your next shoot Develop your style Take the images you like
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The basic answer to this question is not what you would expect! Your hardware (PC/MAC) do not edit images its the software that edits the images and if we take photoshop then its the same irrespective of which hardware system you are using - so the real question should be. What hardware (PC/MAC) to I need to run photoshop at its best? PC or MAC If we first look at the PC/MAC issue what we see in reality is a strange conundrum. Generally speaking MAC Users
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The very simple answer is yes - you should! Like most of these things its about using it at the right times and then being able to turn it off at the right time. In simple terms auto ISO ensures that you always get the minimum shutter speed you want by changing the ISO setting accordingly. What this means is you can shoot hand held confident that as the lighting conditions change you camera will manage the ISO setting to ensure you always get your minimum defined speed settin
You've never heard of the Blend-if option - NOT surprised this is an aspect that has got past many people so your not alone! Photoshop is a tremendously intricate and complex application, and as such, there are many ways to accomplish any specific task. The Blend If function is one of the program's more useful tools, but it is a bit hidden and does not always get the attention it deserves. This helpful video tutorial will show you five different ways to use Blend If for editi
This simple list based on 5 Fs' is a simple way of helping you with your street photography. It may not be the total answer but it will have a huge impact and its quite simple to remember The 5 F's 1. FISHING
Find a location get setup and wait and the right person will come along to give you that great shot 2. FOLLOWING
If you find a great character to shoot then follow them, but go ahead of them to find that great backdrop before they arrive at it and you'll get some great s
This collection of processing tips for lightroom and photoshop is a great little article that will give you some nice clear guidance on how to process you landscape image better and make them stand out. These are very easy to follow and amazingly simple to do but remember less is more and dont over cook you images Simply follow the link to the site to get details on this great list of processing methods LINK While your here why not take a look at 28 Most Influential Landscape
Luminar photo editing comes in several different forms Luminar 4, Luminar Ai, Luminar Neo and it can be used as a stand alone editor or as a photoshop or lightroom plug.
Here is review of the software as well as some useful sites to help you get the most out of it.
Personally I use Luminar 4 as a photoshop plug in and find that it offers a fast and efficient final step to my image processing that give images a real polished look. I have found that for some things it offers a
Looking for something to add to you stay cation then why not take in one of the UK photographic exhibition that are on around the country Vivian Maier Anthology MK Gallery Duration: 11 June - 25 September 2022 Opening Times: Tuesday – Sunday | 10am–5pm ( Closed Mondays ) Café, bar & shop: open late: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday to 7.30pm Cost: From (free to £11.50) (Tuesday £1 for MK residents - which may make those days busy?)
Location: MK Gallery, 900 Midsummer Blvd, Milt
Sean Tucker delivers another amazing video on street photography and this offers great advice and tips for those who are a little unsure about street photography. This is daunting for some but this should get you past those jitters. Sean delivery style is as confident and concise as ever. This should have given you a real taste for street photography so take a look at these links to posts on this site and some other great content https://www.lensclof.com/post/how-to-shoot-str
The answer to this is simple in that there is no right answer! It all depends on what you want to shoot and what you want to pay, they key aspect is to make an informed and considered decision. First of all - what is a sensor This is the electrical component part of the camera that captures the image. Thin of it as a silicone chip that is covered in thousands of light sensitive cells or Pixels. This is what it means when you by a camera and it is referred to as 45 mega pixel
The Nikon Z30 is the newest addition to the mirrorless collection by Nikon and this is very different to the others in the range. It has no viewfinder OMG! Yes that right - you use the screen on the back and this is because the key audience for this camera is vloggers.
Apparently its selling like hot cakes! How does it perform under test What about Vlogging Getting it setup Specification and Comparison Develop your style Take the images you like
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This is the entry level mirrorless camera from Nikon aimed at the budget end of the market - light and affordable but how does it perform?
Does it have enough about it or is it to budget end of the range? How does it perform under test Setup and use of the Z50 How does it compare to the competition Specification and comparison So you may have some better options out there if you plan to get this type of camera however be warned most people upscale from the camera they fist pu