Gift ideas for photographers

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…

Here are my tips and ideas for shooting good colour photography.

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…

Tips for better mobile photography.

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…

Tips and advice on how to shoot black and white photography.

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…

Another stunning example of what's possible with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5. This is Longwood House on St Helena, with the last light of the day illuminating the red hot poker flowers.

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.…