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10 Tips to Improve your Photography

10 Tips to Improve your Photography

As a photographer do you ever find yourself getting stuck in a rut? Have you fallen into the HDR hole, are you always shooting in Auto mode or are you always shooting the same subjects at the same time of day? I have outlined my 10 Tips to Improve your Photography below which might be of […]

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How to ensure a well exposed photo using the exposure triangle

How to ensure a well exposed photo using the exposure triangle

Photo Tip: Ensuring a well exposed photo using the exposure triangle It’s often a problem when using a zoom lens, you zoom in and take the shot and you end up with a shot that’s not 100% sharp. This is because you were so far zoomed in that the camera was not steady enough to capture […]

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Sunset in Waterford : 23/Project52

Sunset in Waterford : 23/Project52

Having got some ND filters, I had being playing around with evening light and captured this shot looking towards the new N25 toll bridge in Waterford as the sunset. I had used an ND4 and a ND grad filter. The lighting was probably a bit too harsh to do a long exposure. I used a […]

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Food Photography : 21/Project 52

Food Photography : 21/Project 52

Almost half way through the project 52 and this post is all about food and fine dining. I recently did some food photography for the Lady Helen Restaurant at Mount Juliet Country Estate. Often photography is a challenge because the subject may be not that aesthetically pleasing and you are trying to do your best […]

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How using IS on a Tripod can cause blurry images

Did you know that by having your Image Stabilization (IS) or Vibration Reduction(VR) can cause Blurry images? Some people told me this is a myth, I even found some websites saying this wasn’t the case. So I tried it out myself. I setup a shot with a 30 second exposure, on a tripod, F/18 shot […]

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