Posts categorized: Photography

  • Free Images For Your Blog

    Today Crestock photo have released a WordPress plugin that they claim allows users to add images to their posts for free, all from the sidebar when creating a post. We haven’t tested the plugin so we’d love to hear your feedback if you install it. How does it work? The plugin uses Crestock’s existing search… Read more »

  • Top Site: FWAPhoto – A Photo a Day

    FWAPhoto is a dream photography gallery that showcases one photo a Day. The website has some truely inspirational images and has always been my first port of call when looking for fresh inspiration. FWAPhoto has also released an iphone application so you can now get your daily inspiration on your mobile, and even leave comments… Read more »

  • 15 timeless flower themed MACRO shots to inspire

    Macro photography allows photographers to get up close and personal with a subject, capturing detail and allowing the viewer to see the world from an unseen angle. This collection is themed on flowers and light and is a beautiful collection to both aspire and inspire, enjoy.

  • 10 Individually Brilliant Photographs!

    A picture paints a thousand words and here are 10 that do that with flair. I love the photo of the storm over the island, such a tremendous image. If you like them why not give it a “Thumbs Up!” Storm over an island Massive Butterfly Penguin Army Clever cement advertisement Crazy Soil erosion Traffic… Read more »

  • HDR Black & White experiments

    HDR (High Dynamic Range) over recent times has been very popular with photographers with most admitting to of dabbled in the technique at some point. It’s a technique that never fails to spark a debate with everyone having their own, extremely valid opinion. I have always sat of the fence with HDR and have never… Read more »

  • Worst STOCK photograph EVER!

    A stock photograph should be 1) cheap 2) royalty-free 3) usable Check this photo out… Photographers description A husband reads his paper as the rain pours down on him from a leaky roof. The wife glares back at him for his lack of concern. There is no digital enhancement on this photo. My thoughts… Firstly… Read more »

  • DIY Bokeh

    Bokeh is a photographic term referring to the appearance of out-of-focus areas in an image produced by a camera lens using a shallow depth of field. Different lens bokeh produces different aesthetic qualities in out-of-focus backgrounds, which are often used to reduce distractions and emphasize the primary subject. How to make that cardboard hood to… Read more »

  • Motivational Posters made easy with this Photoshop Action

    You’ve seen them before, funny motivational posters that make you ‘ROFL’, ‘LOL’ or erm…. just giggle… yeah well here is your chance to make your own. This easy Photoshop Action turns any plain picture into one of these posters, with the same styling as the one below. Once complete simply enter your own title and… Read more »

  • Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar 2008

    Boston.com, the online newspaper of the Boston Globe, has a special advent calendar on their website on the moment, counting down the days till Christmas 2008. Every day they upload a picture of Space, taken from the Hubble Space Telescope. Now if you know me you’ll have noted at some point my passion for Astronomy,… Read more »

  • HDR poll – love it or hate it?

    HDR photography, people seem to either love it or hate it, a real Marmite subject. We’d love to get your opinion on HDR photography so please cast your vote in the opinion poll to the left. If you have never seen or heard of HDR before, please browse through these examples first.

  • Professional HDR at its best

    “Good photographs are not taken by a good camera but by a good photographer” It is incredible to think that Jeff has been at this hobby for less than a year, the quality and craftmanship he demonstrates belies his limited time at this game. Thankfully he caught the FLICKR bug and uploads his work there… Read more »

  • 8 year Daily Photo Project

    I had the idea of doing a photography project where I take a picture of my face everyday for a year, slap it into a video and animate how it changes across the length of the year. That was until I came across this video where this guy did the same thing, only across 8… Read more »

  • It’s snow joke!

    WOW what a weekend! I traveled through to Scarborough to see my little girl as usual this weekend and was ecstatic to be greeted by 6 inches of snow to play in. Weirdly on the way I didn’t see a single flake until I hit Malton, about 15 miles outside of Scarborough. The fields slowly… Read more »

  • 20 Halloween ideas for photographers – make this year special

    Yearly events like Halloween, Christmas and Bonfire night gives photographers the perfect chance to experiment with their photography and capture some memorable moments on camera. To inspire us all to get our cameras out this year I have put together 20 fantastic photographs to inspire and excite even the most experienced photographer. Take inspiration, then… Read more »

  • Get 20% off at Istockphoto.com with this discount code – my choice for microstock

    Istockphoto.com is becoming the industry’s leading microstock website, with over 3.5 million stock photos, illustrations and videos in it’s archive. I use it daily at work to source stock photography for client’s websites so you can imagine how much money we push through to them. I was overjoyed to find an open discount code that… Read more »