Day: December 2, 2017

How to Use an On-Camera Speedlight as Fill Flash for Portraits

Using a flash or speedlight on-camera can be daunting at first. This was certainly how I felt when I first purchased my Nikon speedlight. My biggest worry was calculating all the light ratios involved to get a proper exposure as you cannot take into account the actual flash output when metering in-camera. I was also […]

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Photo story of the week: The Milky Way over the Dolomites

Gazing at the Milky Way over Tre Cime in the Dolomites I have wanted to visit these mountains for a very long time. The incredible shapes and formations found in the Dolomites are like something out of a fairytale. The hike up to Tre Cime was absolutely gorgeous and the location is really accessible. On […]

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Why I Prefer Being a Lazy Post-Processor than a Lazy Photographer

It doesn’t seem that long ago when I wrote my 100th article for Photography Life, and here we are today with article number 150. I must confess that I mulled over what topic that this ‘mini-milestone’ article should cover. My ‘little voice’ told me that it needed to have a philosophical orientation. So, this article […]

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A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition

It’s easy to be swept away by the technical demands most DSLR cameras require. But as a new photographer, it’s critical that you develop your composition skills. Your ability to compose a powerful, visually captivating image is one of the most important keys to a great photograph. So how do you begin? First, let’s dive […]

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