Photography Tips: 9 Posts–from Star Trails to Depth of Field and everything in between!

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Beyond the articles I’ve written on this blog about photography, I’ve also contributed to a number of third party sites, particularly travel and tech site Too Many Adapters, on the subject of travel photography.

Here is a list of all the articles I’ve written for other sites, which you might find useful for understanding more about this topic.

How to Take Pictures of Stars

Star photography is a lot of fun, but there are a few things you need to know before you get started, as well as some kit to go with it. This post explains it all in under a thousand words.

Photography tips: Perspective and Focal Length.

This post explains how you can get more from your camera by understanding what focal length is, and how changing it affects the composition and perspective of the shot.

Mobile Photo Editing with Snapseed

When it comes to mobile photography, my current go-to app for editing is Snapseed. It’s from the people who developed the Nik Software plug ins for mainstream photo editing, and offers incredibly powerful tools in a tiny package. This post explains how to get the most out of it.

Depth of Field – What It Is and How to Do It

I have covered depth of field on this site already, but an extra article on this subject that often confuses people seemed like a good idea. It’s not as complicated as you think – in less than a thousand words I explain what depth of field is, how to achieve it, and what it’s good for.

Canon’s EOS 6D – The Perfect Travelling Photographer’s Camera?

My current camera (full photography gear list here) is the Canon EOS 6D, Canon’s smallest, lightest, and most affordable full frame camera. If you’re in the market for a new camera to travel with, and want to take your photography to the next level, this review might help you figure out if this is the camera for you.

A Not So Brief Guide Introduction to HDR Photography

If you’ve been around for a while you probably know that I enjoy using HDR as a tool for capturing exciting looking images. This post is a bit long, but explains in detail everything you need to know about what HDR is, how to capture the images, and how to process them.

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Review of the Sony NEX-6 Mirrorless Camera

The other camera in our gear list at the moment is the frankly fantastic NEX-6 from Sony. It’s portable, light, and captures images on par with the best consumer DSLR’s out there. Check out the full review to see if this is the camera for you.

How to Improve your Travel Photography – Part 1, taking the shot

A while back I wrote two guides to improving your travel photography for popular travel blog yTravelBlog. The first part covers all the basics, such as composition and so on. The second part (below) is about the digital editing side. Lots of really good stuff in both these posts!

How to Improve your Travel Photography – Part 2, editing your photos

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