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Two free ebooks from Muench Workshops. The Art of Seeing is a deep dive into composing landscape photographs, & Depth from the Field, 122 pages of tips, inspiration, and deep thoughts from their pros. Get them here.

Top 5 Portrait Tips

One light and a reflector

It’s the perfect setup when you’re just starting out because it’s easy to understand and control. Your main light provides the illumination on one side of you subject’s face while you use a reflector to bounce light back into the shadows on the other side.

Background blur

There are three […]

Top 5 Travel Tips

Brace Yourself

There’s no need to miss out on low light or night shots just because your tripod’s back at the hotel. Just brace your camera against a table, wall, or door frame and have a go at longer exposures anyway – you may be surprised how well this works.

USB charging

Do you take […]

Top 5 Wildlife Tips

Burst Shooting

Normally we recommend shooting Raw files rather than JPEGs, but if you’re shooting in burst or continuous shooting mode, JPEGs might be best – your camera will be able to capture many more JPEGs in a burst before slowing down.

Remote Control

In macro photography, releasing the shutter by hand can jog the […]

Top 5 Video Techniques

Keep Still

It’s a typical novice error – chasing after a moving subject with the camera bouncing around all over the place and making your viewers feel seasick. Instead, take a moment to figure out where you need to be before the action starts.

Plan Your Movie

Professional videographers don’t shoot a movie in a […]

Top 5 Landscape Tips

Hyperfocal Distance

For any lens & lens aperture, there’s a magic distance setting where the depth of field setting stretches all the way to infinity and as close to the camera as possible. There’s a hyperfocal calculator on this web site: http://www.photopills.com/calculators/dof

How To Blur Skies & Water

Those beautiful silky effects you see in […]

D7500 My Menu Tip

The D7500 sees the additional of “Format card” as an option you can add to “My Menu”.

That’s useful & something you can only find on mid to higher end Nikons. I’d recommend doing that; it makes it easier to find & saves you time.

D7500 Real World Review

Jared Polin recently got his hands on a D7500 & carried out a pretty extensive real world review of the D7500.

He took the Nikon D7500 out to a World Team Tennis Match to see how well it handled shooting action in a lower light situation.

He used not just PRO glass, but also […]

Moved WordPress Hosting!

Morning!

I moved my WordPress hosting recently to SiteGround after having many problems with PlusNet. I did a fair amount of research, as you’d expect, and eventually signed up for a 3 year deal with them, since that was the best discount. Their Support has been superb, every time you need help, just get on […]

D7500 Workbook and BIN files released

Afternoon,

I’m pleased to announce the initial release of the workbook & BIN files for the D7500. These are currently in Beta release and will see updates over the next few weeks. They are available to purchase & anyone doing so now will receive the new versions by email as they are released.

Would you […]