photo tips

Weekly photography tips to help you become a better photographer.

23 Feb 2015 Photography presents a unique combination of technical and practical elements. It’s an activity you need to practice, and practice well, says Robert Keeley.
17 Feb 2015 Three talented shooters share their best tips for night photography and explain why capturing the night sky is an endlessly rewarding challenge. Story by Rob Ditessa.
11 Feb 2015 Documentary photographer Anthony McKee explains how he captured this unusually-lit street scene on the streets of Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands.
11 Feb 2015 There are a few simple things you can do to improve your chances next time you enter a photo competition. James Ostinga and Robert Keeley share seven killer tips.
05 Feb 2015 Last year, AP contributor Anthony McKee was named 2014 AIPP Documentary Photographer of the Year. Here, he outlines five tips for shooting successful documentary images.
Canon EOS 6D with 24-105mm f4L lens.
03 Feb 2015 Having recently bought a new Canon EOS 6D, I notice I get a lot of out-of-focus shots compared to my previous DSLR, a Canon 600D. Can a camera body be adjusted to improve focus, and if so, how?
One of the handy features of shooting with a telephoto lens is that perspective is flattened. This can be used for creative purposes in flattening scenery into semi-abstract patterns.
25 Jan 2015 Most shooters automatically reach for a telephoto focal length lens for shooting a distant subject. But Robert Keeley says this focal option can be used more creatively.
Better editing doesn't necessarily entail the use of post-production software. It pays to develop your eye so that you recognise an interesting scene, and maximise your efforts to capture it 'in camera'.
11 Jan 2015 Today it’s possible to shoot a lot of images, which can be a fast way to improve – but only if you improve your editing ability. Robert Keeley explains.
16 Dec 2014 Shooting images for a charity has its own unique rewards. In this, the season of giving, Rob Ditessa talks to three professional photographers who shoot pro bono for good causes.
16 Dec 2014 Set yourself a specific photo assignment and your images will look less like snapshots and more like the work of a professional, writes Alfonso Calero.
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