Close-Up Photography

Last week our camera club focused, (pun intended), on doing close-up or macro photography. It’s an area that I really haven’t done much of, but still enjoy. I like creating photos of things that would normally get passed over and show the details and texture. At our weekly meeting, there were tables set up and covered…

Looking Forward to 2016

2015 was a good year for my hobby. I started developing and scanning my own black and white film at home. I acquired, in my opinion, one of the best looking cameras ever made, and I exposed more film than I ever thought I could. One of the reasons I thought it was a success was…

6 Reasons Why I Enjoy Using Flickr

I’ve only been using Flickr since 2011 and I must say I absolutely love it. It was a bit archaic at first, but then in the spring of 2013 they redesigned their whole layout. The photos appeared in a mosaic and just seemed brighter than before.  If you haven’t checked it out as a place to…

Intentional Camera Movement

Intentional camera movement is basically when the camera is moving during the exposure. Exposure times can vary depending on the intended effect. This isn’t a technique I turn to often, as I find it only really works in certain situations such as panning or creating abstract images. I love to use this technique when I’m…

Aluminium Prints

I’ve wanted to print some of my stuff for a long while now. Until recently, I thought I would print to a canvas, but honestly, I never really like the way canvas looks. When I first saw aluminium prints I was blown away. The high gloss finish and the vibrant colours was mind-boggling. I finally…