Tag : advice

Camera Choice

Buying a new camera – a hard choice!

I remember a few years back when buying a new camera was an easier choice, it mostly depended on what brand glass and mount you had as to which new DSLR body you purchased. Then along camera mirrorless and those days were gone, choosing a new camera or system became a lot trickier! Since taking up landscape photography back in 2013, I have owned just 2 camera bodies, my first one was a Nikon D3200 which I sold to make […]

Spurn Point

Seascape photography tips – #1 Golden Hour

Seascape Photography From a very early age, the beach and sea have both fascinated and excited me. Thinking back I remember not being able to sleep for many hours before going on a family holiday or day out to the coast, I was far too excited. Then there is the first glimpse of the sea from the car window as you approach the coast, magic and very exciting, I am sure this will sound true with many reading this who […]

Rule of thirds photography tutorial

Rule of Thirds

When I bought my first DSLR camera and took up photography seriously, in a pleasurable sort of way of course, back in 2013, two tutorials on YouTube/basic rules of photography helped me the most and once understood instantly took my images from snapshots to images people liked and commented on. This post covers one of them – “THE RULE OF THIRDS“, in my next post I will cover the other one “LEADING LINES“. Some photographers online will attack the rule […]

Lightroom keyboard shortcuts that will help

Thank you to Toronto based photographer Lucy Martin for making this 3-minute video of all the keyboard shortcuts and hotkeys Lucy uses the most to save time processing her images in Lightroom. A quick list of shortcuts covered: G – Go to Grid (Library Mode) E – Enter Loupe View L – Lights Out P – Pick/Flag Photo X – Reject Photo CAPS LOCK – Auto Next Photo CMD + DELETE – Delete all Rejects D – Go to Develop […]