TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Tips & techniques to help you grow in your photography. From basic photography and editing tips to more advanced techniques and tutorials.

Tips & Techniques

Free eBook – 10 tips when Photographing Water

Free eBook – 10 tips when Photographing Water

Free eBook - 10 tips when Photographing Water Check out another one of our FREE eBook titled "Travel Photography - 10 Tips for Photographing Water". In the book, we have shared some simple tips based on our combined experience of 5o years in the Travel Photography...

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HDR – Is it an essential tool in Travel Photography?

HDR – Is it an essential tool in Travel Photography?

HDR - Is it an essential tool in Travel Photography? Have you ever wanted to capture that perfect scene when travelling only to find your skies are washed out or your foreground is in dark shadows?. Many people we meet simply want to take natural-looking images that...

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Review – 3 Axis Camera Spirit Level

Review – 3 Axis Camera Spirit Level

People always ask us why we use these when most cameras now have great tools for keeping the camera level. We have been using them for many years attached to our hot-shoe and although initially, we used them only when the camera was mounted on a tripod we have found them to be very useful in other situations. There are many different models and can be found on eBay, Amazon or at your local camera shop.

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Italy, Venice – Then & Now – Part 2

Italy, Venice – Then & Now – Part 2

This is Part 2 in our Venice “Then & Now” series of photos. To see Part 1, which explains more about this project click on the following link -https://www.widescenes.com/italy-venice-then-now-part-1/

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Italy, Venice – Then & Now – Part 1

Italy, Venice – Then & Now – Part 1

Some years ago we were fossicking through a small bookshop in the suburb that we live in. The owner specialises in old books and we spent quite a few hours there. We were about to leave with a handful of old travel guides when…

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Filters – The Polarizer

Filters – The Polarizer

Filters - The Polarizer The CPL (Circular Polarizer) is an essential filter for anyone that shoots landscapes or travel. Over the years we have worked a lot in the Pacific Islands and this filter practical lives on the lenses. It is great for images where you want to...

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Steel Wool Light Painting

Steel Wool Light Painting

A while back we had the opportunity to photograph some Steel Wool Light Painting here in Sydney, Australia. Below are some of the images that were captured during the evening. If you ever get the opportunity to do this then you should give it a go. These are very easy...

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Long Exposures – Using 9 or 10 stop ND Filters

Long Exposures – Using 9 or 10 stop ND Filters

Long Exposures - Using 9 or 10 stop ND Filters The Neutral Density filter is a very handy filter to have in your camera bag. Although it doesn't get used that often in our Travel Photography it certainly should be near the top of your list of "must-have" creative...

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Free eBook – 10 tips for Monochrome Photography

Free eBook – 10 tips for Monochrome Photography

Free eBook - 10 tips for Monochrome Photography Check out another one of our FREE eBook titled "Travel Photography - 10 Tips for Monochrome Photography". In the book, we have shared some simple tips based on our combined experience of 5o years in the Travel...

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