How important is composition? While it’s widely known that mastering the art of composition will help your photography, many of the photography elite believe that it’s something you shouldn’t give too much attention too. Yu shouldn’t feel that you need to apply each one of the ‘rules’ below to every photo that you take; spend a little tie practicing them one at a time and soon you will learn which rule applies to certain situations. Composition is all about training the eye (and mind) to see the image from a range of different angles.
What’s the first thing you do in the morning? A scroll through Instagram? Us too!
If you’re not up to date, Instagram is the social media platform which has had all of us enthralled in its photo-sharing ways since it launched in 2010. A mere seven years later and 600 million users are actively using Instagram to share everything from what they had for dinner, their holiday and daily happenings. Even dogs have their own social media accounts – yes really!
Live music photography can be dramatic, exhilarating and challenging. Low lighting and restricted space means that you need to get creative and be patient. Choosing the right moment to capture the perfect image in the midst of the erratic movements, loud music and ever-changing light. Oh, and there is also the fact that most of the time- flashes aren’t permitted. But never the less, it can be an elating and fulfilling experience, especially when you capture a priceless image. Read on to discover some of our top tips for shooting at live concerts.
Mark Twain once wrote, “Nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people.”And how true those words are, travels broadens the mind and soothes the soul, and the camera allows us to preserve the precious images and memories that we come across whilst travelling. Every photographer has a bucket list of locations that they lust to capture through a lens. Whether that list is long or short; we have put together of locations that should feature on that list.
The end of the year is a great time to reflect on the things that have happened and how they have changed our world. And we can think of no better medium than photography to help us do this. 2016 has been quite extra-ordinary for all sorts of reasons. We’ve seen the passing of some of the most beloved creative talents such as David Bowie, Prince and Alan Rickman; and the world has been shaken by political turbulence both at home and abroad. Making us all become more globally aware than we have ever been. Capturing these moments and many more, we’ve collated what we believe to be some of the most inspiring photography of 2016, to help us remember where we have been and perhaps where we are going.