Five Great Gift Ideas For Photographers

PRESENTS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS | Darrin Henry Finding a present for photographers can be scary, for a few reasons – camera equipment is expensive, different brands aren’t always compatible and photographers tend to be fussy over what kit they need (or think they need). But here are a few little gift ideas you could consider that…

How To Improve Your Colour Photography

GET CREATIVE WITH COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY | Darrin Henry So, colour photography, why does that need its own special mention? Each time I do, Sharon argues “colour photography is just, photography,” what am I making a fuss about? There’s A Reward On Offer Although photography was born in black and white; colour soon followed, but it’s…

8 Tips For Better Mobile Photography

SHARING THE LOVE OF MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY | Sharon Henry Confession time. I didn’t take my camera phone seriously until the batteries ran flat in the compact. This is the first time I’ve ever made this admission and Darrin, a stickler for topped-up batteries will not be impressed (sorry!) We were first timers in Chicago, USA…

How To Do Good Black and White Photography

PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS | Darrin Henry Black and white photographs carry that nostalgic credential which gives them instant appeal, even more so today where the style gets a free pass to the ‘artistic’ table. But there’s a dark side 🙂 With powerful digital software and in-camera options now so common, post production ‘effects’ such as black…

How Good Is The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5

WHEN PHOTOGRAPHY GETS ROUGH | Darrin Henry Our fun camera when it comes to photography is the small, blue, boxy Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 compact which tags along wherever the ‘big camera’ goes. We’ve owned a few compacts over the years, but for a while now our ‘little’ camera has been this gleaming point and shoot.…