Posts in Photography
What 2017 Looked Like In Photos

Last Year was all sorts of good and bad but a goal that I wanted to work harder on was capturing more of my adventures, those little moments and finding ways to better my blog / general photography. What helped was falling head over heels for instagram stories, as I had more time on my hands it was the perfect opportunity to take in and show more. Here are a few snippets from the year of 2017, some are images are blog related favourites whilst others are more personal in nature. What's in your 2017 camera roll?

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Photography Essentials For The A/W Months

The weather in the UK seems to have fallen a little further in terms of degrees to match the Winter season and whilst this time of year has the ability to give us some stunning photographic opportunities but going out in it can be a little tougher and even worse when you're not prepared. Trying to stay warm whilst creating stunning imagery can be a difficult balancing act to juggle, with sometimes limbs having to brave the cold for the perfect shot. Here are a few of some of my much needed essentials for colder weather photographic shooting?

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Exploring The Basics Of Photography Part IIII

The world of photography is huge, it's so big that it can be broken down into different genres that your imagery can fall into but it also means that have the ability to either fully immerse yourself into a singular type or feel free to flit between several in fact there are so many categories to fall into that this post has had to be split into 2. My previous posts include Part 3 (found here) which denotes formal elements, Part 2 (found here) discuss lighting types and angles and lastly the first segment with Part 1 (found here) looks at the holy trinity of photography (ISO, shutter speed and aperture). This post will breakdown the most recognisable genres and what makes them stand out, what is your favourite type of photography? What attracts you to an image?

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Things To Remember About Photography

Everyone's photographic journey looks a little different and with it brings so many possible lessons to be learnt from the creative subject. There are no real hard and fast rules to the topic but doing the research and building your own grounding can set you in good stead with your our guidelines, Here are some tid bits of advice someone should've written down for me sooner, what would you tell your fledgling self when you first started toying with the idea of photography?

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My A-Z Of Photography (Part II)

Last month I put together a post all about my photography A-Z (found here) and it became so big and extensive that it became apparent quite quickly that it was far too big of a subject to cover in one solitary blog post. There are so many aspects to explore and understand so for a bit of an overview I've put together the second half of my alphabet. These are some of the most common ideas to breakdown and some of my most loved or commonly used, what is in your photography or creative outlet A - Z?

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Some Funny / Annoying Things About Photography

Photography like many subjects has its many great and wonderful qualities to enjoy but ... every so often you'll encounter one of those moments that can be annoying or funny or even both and it can put a stopper to your work. This is an entirely tongue in cheek post that highlights not everything is as straight forward as it should be. Regardless of how you capture or make what to you grumble about especially in a half-hearted way? 

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Being Inspired #05

When our creative juices run dry it can be an unproductive and frustrating time especially if you're ready to take the next steps to finesse your style even further, of late I've been in the unmotivated funk so when a lack of inspiration strikes it's time to take in fresh sources. I'm a highly visual person so immersing myself in new work can be that injection of confidence you need to move forward and play with your own creative work regardless of its form. Here are some images I've fallen hook, line and sinker for: be it for their use of colour, texture or design. What images and art style do you love at the minute? What is currently inspiring you?

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Exploring The Basics Of Photography Part III

If you've been around these part a little while or you're a new comer, over the past few months I've been putting together a few posts on some of the key aspects within photography which happen to be my most loved aspects, exploring as much as possible without the waffle. This mini series could be for those who are just starting out in the subject or those who simply want a refresh. This post is concerned with the basic conventions and elements behind every shot. What are your favourite features or concepts of photography?

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My A-Z Of Photography (Part I)

Photography is a strong creative discipline for so many reasons and is a great accompaniment to blogging, it can introduce your style, welcome in a returning and new audience. For me, my love of photography will be eternal but sometimes we all need a brush up on the smaller essential details so I thought it time to put together my own alphabet on a subject I adore. Initially this was meant as one post but the there is just so much good stuff to cover it has now become 2 parts with the second coming soon. Here is what my A-Z of photography consists of, what about you?

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Exploring The Basics Of Photography Part II

Today I'm back with another blog post discussing some more essential concepts of photography, whether you're just dipping your toe in the photographical waters or you're a seasoned enthusiast there is always room for a brush up on any information. If you're interested in the previous post which broke down the ideas of ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed you can find it here. What are your most loved or reliable aspects of photography?

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Ways To Start Building A Strong Brand

Cultivating a brand can be a good thing, be it for your blog, business or general online presence (whether you earn from any of these ventures or not) - it can help draw in an audience and solidify what you're all about. A brand can be built with graphics, text, photography, the subject you wish to discuss and all those other little things that make up a site, what would you tell a beginner? How did you improve your 'brand'?

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A Few Fail Safe Photo Prop Ideas

When blogging, sometimes it can be hard to think of how to compose a corresponding image with your given blog post, having some kind of correlation between words and photography can make it seem more fluid to a potential audience. Building a stock of reliable props can benefit your overall style and possibly help develop an on-going within your work. What are your favourite blog photo props to use?

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Exploring The Basics Of Photography Part I

 In order to help push your photography and to understand your camera's capabilities it's always a fine idea to play with the manual side of things and the general rules that govern them.t of setting up. Here is part I of a small series that will cover some of the most fundamental concepts of the subject, which could be used as a simple refresher or if you're just starting out. What advice would you give to any budding photographer?

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Photography Items Worth The Money

Although equipment doesn't necessarily equate to stunning photography, it's also due to your own style and knowledge behind the technology but when you've reached a certain point it's time for an upgrade and enhance your ideas. Photography tech can come at all different price points but here are a few bits that have really helped elevate my own creativity. What photography items to do love?

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