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Smartphone photography training for business

Smartphone photography training is finally here, after being postponed last year due to the pandemic! The standard of smartphone photography has improved dramatically over the past few years.  The improving technology in phones means that you’re carrying in your pocket a camera with most of the features of the professional DSLR gear that I use…
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photo of evening sunlight on yellow labrador walking on beach

What makes a good photo? It’s ALWAYS about the light

What makes a good photo?  There are lots of factors, some technical and some aesthetic.  There are rules about composition, about getting a pleasing expression on a person’s face, about getting good detail, getting close enough to the subject, or far enough back to get everything in.  There are technical things like not cutting a…
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Want better photos? Be a bit more like IKEA

Be a bit more like IKEA?  What is he talking about, you’re saying to yourself. Well, if I say to you ‘Ikea’ what springs to mind?  Flat pack furniture, funny names, meatballs, getting lost in the car park ……. and maybe blue and yellow.  Which are the colours of the Swedish flag; and seeing as…
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Want to learn to take better photos? Read this.

The most important thing to learn to take better photos is this.  Learn to see light. Now, that sounds a bit strange on first reading doesn’t it?  We see light all the time.  Every day.  All around us.  Without it, we wouldn’t see anything! But do we really see light?  In a photography sense, not…
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