Along with the rule of thirds, leading lines is one of those common sense rules in photography that, once understood and used, can transform your images overnight, from dull to interesting. Leading lines come in many forms from picture to picture but all are designed to take the eye of the viewer through the image and keep the viewer looking longer, so adding interest. You can use leading lines to draw a viewer’s attention to a specific part of the […]
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 […]
As I was learning photography, the author of every tutorial I watched on YouTube had a different view when it came to camera sensor cleaning, but most tended to fall into two different camps. One camp is telling you never try cleaning your own image sensor, you can do damage and make your pride and joy DSLR or mirror-less camera into junk. The other camp was screaming at you through the computer and TV screen to save your money and do the job of sensor cleaning yourself. Proving you are careful and sensible, the job is easy and over years will save you a fortune.