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The fundamentals of photography

Visualization in photography

Visualization is an ability that we all have, learn how to use it to improve your photography.

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The art of composition

Want to create great photographs? Well, let me tell you just how critical this one element id to your photography

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Photographing the mundane

There is no such thing as a boring subject, but there is such a thing as poor composition. Don’t mix the two up. Now learn how to turn the ordinary into something beautiful. Only a photograph can do that.

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Traditional Landscape Photography and the sweeping vista

This post deconstructs the sweeping vista composition, so that you can perfect them too.

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The truth about the rule of thirds

There has been so much stuff and nonsense about this rule. Now read the truth about why and how it works.

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Panoramic photography

With practice, you will be seeing compositions of all shapes and sizes. This is my process for taking captivating panoramic photography.

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Composition

A series of posts taking you through the stages of  composing a photograph, designed and written to help you develop your own photography

Creatively Composed – 1. introduction to composition in photography

The root of all photography is composition. This post is the first post of a

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Creatively Composed – 2. What are those compositional rules?

  Composition is about technique, not rules. Now it’s time to explain what the techniques

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Creatively Composed 3. Three compositional techniques, plus the rule of thirds

Creatively Composed 3. Three compositional techniques, plus the rule of thirds

This article will describe my three most important techniques of composition, employed by all photographers

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Creatively Composed 4. Compositional balance and the rule of thirds

This post describes the last two techniques or rules that all photographers use to create

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Creatively Composed 5. Methods for visualizing a photograph

Once you have worked out why and how the  ‘rule of thirds’ works, the next thing

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Creatively Composed part 6. Geometry and lines in photography

  After compositional balance and visualization comes structures like geometry, lines, symmetry and layers. So,

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8 simple 'hacks' to improve your photography

Improve your confidence and adjust your outlook, then watch your photography grow and improve!

8 tips for better photography

  Part 1 of 8…..Photography is all about composition. No more no less….within that there

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8 tips for better photography – Local knowledge and not local knowledge

  Part 2 of 8…..There is no substitute in landscape photography for local knowledge, except

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8 tips for better photography – Don’t be a photography snob

  Part 3 of 8…..Embrace everything photography, and keep an open mind. Have fun. That’s

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8 tips for better photography – Use every trick in the book

  Part 4 of 8…..Have a go at everything! Photography is fun and creative, and

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8 tips for better photography – Use techniques not rules

  Part 5 of 8….Don’t straightjacket yourself with absolute rules…those so-called rules are just techniques.

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8 tips for better photography – Create a series of photographs

  Part 6 of 8….If you engage with an environment that you are photographing…then why

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8 tips for better photography – Don’t be intimidated by other photographers

  Part 7 of 8….Develop your photography at your own speed. Use other photography as

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8 tips for better photography – If it looks right, it is right

Part 8 of 8…..The only thing that matters about a photograph is that it looks

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