1. Shooting in Black and White

    March 25, 2017 by Rene Anthony


    While at times some might question the purpose of black and white shots when one has a full colour spectrum to utilise, there can be no denying the impact that can be created when shooting in this style. In part this can be attributed to the finer details of a photo that are allowed to shine through. In broader consideration however, removing colour is better means to draw attention to focal points. You can take note of these key aspects to make the most of your black and white photography.     Select your shots carefully Just like certain settings or lighting conditions favour some type of work, it’s important to ensure your work fits in with a black and white style. The biggest attribute of monochromatic photos is the texture and shape they take on from their appearance. This won’t be appropriate in every situation, particularly instances where you… | Read the full article

  2. Long Exposure Photography

    April 30, 2012 by David Lye

    Pictures are the way we have captured moments of our lives for posterity for hundreds of years. Usually, when we think of photography, we think of a snap of a single second (give or take, depending on the exposure of the film), just a flash of memory for safekeeping. Long exposure photography offers something unique and beautiful that traps a series of moments, a longer stretch of time than simply an individual one. Technically, long exposure photos are created when the image sensor of the camera is exposed for more time through increased shutter speed. This kind of photography was designed for taking pictures after at night, when less light is available to expose the film. With the increased light of long exposure photography, light is given to the lens for a longer period of time, making photos taken in dim light or darkness easier to see. Beyond its general… | Read the full article