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04 Mar 2014

Photography Tip: Patience

Patience (and pets) Patience and pet photography go hand in hand. Pets often don’t do what you want when you want them to. They may have some brilliant tricks, but when you’ve gone to the trouble to get the camera out to capture it they mysteriously forget how to do it, or decide your camera is a far more interesting toy (though this can lead to it’s own great images).

24 Feb 2014

Tone mapping in photography

Tone mapping Following on from my blog post in November about High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography, I’ll explain a little bit about tone mapping. The tone of an image is, basically, the contrast between the light and dark areas of the photograph. The human eye is capable of seeing a much higher contrast between light and dark than can be show on a computer monitor, TV or a print

18 Feb 2014

Photography Tip: Composition

Composition [Originally posted 12 January 2011. Minor edits and updates] What makes your eye move around an image? What about a photograph or a painting captures your attention? The composition of the elements in a photograph will provide both a natural focus on the subject and give your eye lines or curves to follow around the image.