Tag Archive: photography tips

Getting The Light Right – understanding exposure

This builds on the last how-to post with a way of thinking and useful practice tool for getting to grips with how aperture, shutter speed and ISO can be combined to get the narrative you want.

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

Five ways to improve your Carnival photography

It’s coming up to  Carnival time in London and we can look forward to some of the most colourful and exciting open air dance shots of the year.  Wherever your planned Carnival shoot,… Continue reading

Five tips for photographing live dance

This, the first of a series on basic dance photography techniques that I plan to post weekly, comprises five basic pointers for people who are new to dance photography and want to up… Continue reading