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…

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…

365 Photography Project

This year I will not be doing a photo of the week project as I have for the past 2 years. I thought I’d try something a bit different and do a photo of the day project… or a 365 photography project. The purpose of it is not to get out with the camera more,…