Tag Archive: improvers photography

Photographic composition for posters, flyers and front covers

A whistle-stop tour of front cover, poster and flyer images I’ve found online along with my views of whether they work or not.

Exploring the edges; Using creative constraints to develop your photographers voice

How to develop your creativity by constraining it.

How To! References for beginner and improver photographers

A list of posts you might like if you are working on your photography

10 Uses For Your Photographer’s Workbook

Uses of the photographer’s workbook for beginners and improvers

5 things to consider when choosing a photography course

Pointers to help you choose the type of practical photography class that best suits you.

5 insider tips on how to choose your photography class

The five most important things to consider when choosing a photography course.

10 ways to incorporate the background into your photograph’s narrative

One of the things that differentiates a ‘snap’ from a professional-looking photograph is how the photographer deals with the background. This post discusses how awareness of your background can make your photographs better.

Why there are no ideal camera settings

Don’t let the camera take the artistic decisions in your photography! This post for beginners talks about basic camera settings and how to get the correct exposure.

Starting Safari Photography

An increasing number of people on my regular City Academy photography courses want to learn to take better shots for an upcoming safari. Shooting on safari is very different to a London-based travel,… Continue reading

ISO on #WordyMonday

One of my students at a recent City Academy photography workshop asked me what ISO was so I thought I’d talk about it here for #WordyMonday. To accompany it I’ve chosen this recent… Continue reading