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This book is not only for animals lovers but for those who would like to have an additional income stream selling stock photos of animals. Going to the zoo for the day is a great way to learn new skills because you have a wide range of different subjects to photograph.
Would you like to know how to make great photos even when the sky is dull and the light unexciting? Or when rain, snow or lightning threaten? This book covers all types of weather with exciting ideas for what to photograph whatever the weather man says.
This book guides you through the process of planning a photo essay, which different types of shot to include, and how to create various types of stories ranging from a simple series to a time-sequence essay with a narrative structure.
Street Photography: A Concise Guide is suitable for anyone with a camera which can be set manually. If you have only ever used your camera in automatic modes you will find this book very useful as it shows sample settings and discusses technique.
This guide to exposure will give you all the knowledge you need in a simplified style with helpful analogies. Terms are explained in such a way that you will not only understand them but remember them too. You will be able to grasp obscure technical ideas with ease.
How to master the art of photographic composition - an ebook for beginner to intermediate photography enthusiasts
Creative photo composition. I am an expert in Photoshop and will create a single photo composition to your specification out of different photos. Click here for prices and more info.
Adobe Lightroom presets: find out how to get the most out of Lightroom presets when working with landscape photographs.
Photo album books online: ideas to create your own project plus find a company that's right for you
Start your own photo blog with this easy-to-follow guide to everything you need to know.
Photo montage ideas and a video tutorial on object extraction to help you get start in digital art
I love rainbow photographs and thought I would share some of mine with you from my trip last year to the Shetland Isles
Getting the right underwater digital photography camera settings will give you the power to conquer one of the most challenging of all forms of photography.
The Falling Man is a photograph taken at the World Trade centre in New York on September 11, 2001 of a man who had leapt from the burning tower, plunging head down to certain death.
'Tiananmen Square 1989' is the title of a photograph more often known simply as the Tank Man photo.
A candid look at war photography including Abu Ghraib pictures and Vietnam war images.
Great tips for photographing children. If you are stuck for ideas on how to photograph children and want to get some natural, fun-filled shots, take them to the park..."
Digital IR photography uses the near-infra red radiation to create images with a magical beauty of their own.
A photo essay which shows the hunting of a wild boar in the Charente-Maritime region of France
Photo essay about one blind man and his dog and the struggles they encounter in China
Food photography tips: 14 quick tips to get you started
These wedding photography lighting tips will show you what you need to know and do to ensure the creation of wonderful, memorable images
Low light photography is special because high contrast images intensify the sense of luminosity.
Low light digital photography can lead to more interesting shots than photos taken in full sunlight, as this example shows.
High fashion photography, its highs and lows, black and white fashion photography and the top fashion photographer of today.
The cycle rickshaw is a still a common sight in India, even today, and when I visited Goa in 2007 I was struck by how commonplace this simple form of transport is.
Street photography has the ability to capture deeply personal moments enacted in public places. Images captured often appear incongruous with their surroundings, evoking surprise.
RC aerial photography is affordable and you can get great shots with simple equipment
Historical aerial photography starting in 1889 with Arthur Batut, kite photography, pigeon carriers, and aerial photography during war time
A brief history of photography timeline giving an essential overview
Muslim women clothing may seem very exotic, however, veiling is not foreign to Western society. For example, brides wear veils, nuns wear veils, and widows often wear veils...
Don McCullin is one of Britain's greatest photographers and a well-known name world-wide. Like James Nachtwey he almost seems to have been protected by
Kind and constructive critiques will accelerate your learning - have your photos critiqued here
Family portrait ideas that you will find easy to do and beautiful to look at
Family portrait ideas are easy to find once you start thinking in terms of design and composition. In particular, geometric shapes are...
Property photography in the Poitou-Charentes region of France - download my free PDF which explains what to look for in professional property photographs
Social documentary photography articles, photo essays and other items of interest. Just follow the links below.
2008 Sichuan Earthquake: a photo-essay by Chinese photographer Li Jin who visited Sichuan some time after the earthquake of 5th May 2008 which devastated so many lives.
Animals kept in zoos - do they serve a purpose or should they be banned? Take a look at a few facts and some pictures of zoo animals.
Sammy, the snail, after a rainy afternoon in the south of France
Chinese masks photographed in the foyer of the Pingyao Tea House Theater and a Beijing market near the Great Wall at Badaling
For black and white night photography to be successful, it helps to think in black and white because the eye perceives things differently at night to during the day...
I have a family of lizards who reside in the walls of my house. When it's really sunny and warm, they come out and bask on the window ledge outside my kitchen or chase each other over the hot roof tiles, often falling off with a thud.
Maternity pregnancy portrait photography isn't always best done in the studio - take a look at the shot below of a beautiful pregnant woman - don't you love the way her skin glows?
These night photography tips are based on my own experience, with a bit of history thrown in, plus a selection of some stunning shots made by other photographers.
Photo-essay ideas - ideas and tips to inspire you to create your own and how to make money from your essays
Photo essay ideas and some great tips for creating your own
The history of photojournalism is replete with dramatic images such as the one below of Thich Quang Duc who set fire to his own motionless body...