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

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 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

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 darken skies giving it...

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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 & 10 stop ND Filters

Long Exposures – Using 9 & 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 filters. The Hoya NDX400 has a 9-stop light...

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