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Daily Archives: June 20, 2011

Three Essential Skills for Today’s Wedding Photographer

Times….they are a changin’.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard some of the doom and gloom that’s been rumbling in our industry. And although the photo industry is different than it used to be, this isn’t necessarily bad news. The photographers who are able to successfully navigate the changing industry landscape are still running successful businesses and have adapted to ensure that their business will still be around in the years to come. Whether you’re just jumping in and are new to the industry or you’re a seasoned pro, here are three essential skills that will help you succeed.…more  Written by Katie Humphreys

How to Get Dramatic Skies in Lightroom

Creating dramatic skies in Lightroom is a bit different than Photoshop, but you can easily achieve similar results. The goal is to bring out the true drama of a sky that the camera can often leave out by Christoper O’Donnell at Lightstalking

The Definitive Guide to Capturing Original Travel Photographs

Those ever so busy folk at Lightstalking have another useful tutorial just in time for the summer hols, well for us over at Lightstalking towers they are entering winter being on the other side of the world from us.

We run a Travel Photography Course but you have missed the start for this term although it will have another start in the autumn so in the meantime have a look at the tutorial

“Photography and travel go together like gin and tonic. Everybody wants to take great photographs when they are seeing new places. The problem is that everybody basically has the same idea and many are likely to see many of the same sites and monuments. A lot of photographs tend to turn out very samey and it can get difficult to get a shot that people think is original or the has wow factor. So let’s take a look at the things that travel photographers can do to add a little originality to their shots, even if the shot is of a monument that has been photographed a thousand times that “….more