Do you over-rely on golden hour for beautiful landscapes? But what happens when you don't get the light and instead there are boring thick clouds? In this video, I'll show you some simple yet effective techniques to transform those boring skies into interesting and beautiful photos. From adjusting exposure and contrast to using filters, I'll cover everything you need to know to stay creative when you have dull skies. This video and the photos in it were all taken around Loch Lomond in Scotland.
I'm going to share with you the techniques you need to ensure you keep a bird in the frame whilst tracking it in flight - which will give your camera a much better chance of focusing on it. I cover the three situation where I'm regularly making photos of birds in flight: handheld, lying down and using a gimbal head.
In this video I answer a series of questions from a viewer on the ethics of photo editing in nature photography. I've combined these questions with other ethical editing questions that I also receive. We all have to navigate ethics through our photos and editing of them and I will explain my thinking on this topic as well as share a little bit of the history of photo editing.
In this video I'll cover the difference between making a photo and taking a photo and I'll show you how I approach making my photos.
I'm reviewing your macro photos. I'll cover the work of five macro photographers and explain what they've done well and what they could change or improve.
I'm reviewing the Ulanzi & Coman Zero Y Lightweight Travel Tripod whilst photographing landscapes. This is an ultra light weight tripod, but is it stable? Can it be used for long-exposure photos and is it value for money?
I'm going to share with you my hacks for wildlife photography. These are all things that will make your life as a photographer that little bit easier.
I've been asked for my end to end photo editing process. I don't follow a set process, but I do have two really important steps that lead to consistent photos and better results.
In this video I explore the reasons why you should photograph common species whilst I was at Bushy Park in London.
In this video I answer a viewer's email about where to focus in landscape photography. What is focusing a third into the scene? What is hyperfocal distance? And do either of these matter? Is there a better way to focus?
In this video I'll show you how I create wildlife action sequence composite photos - a great way to show the movement of your subject. We'll start with what we do in-camera and move on to how to edit these photos.
I'm reviewing your best photos of 2022. I'll cover the work of five wildlife photographers and explain what they've done well and what they could change or improve.