To bring you the content that you enjoy on this blog, I read extensively, some it from physical and digital books (I have 100’s) and some from different places from around the net.
After all I may be a photographer that’s been in sales and marketing for many years (too many some would say) but I certainly don’t know it all.
And it’s good to keep abreast of new and different ways of achieving the end goal.
So, without further ado here’s a few stories and tips worth reading:
For all you Android lovers (me included – love my Samsung S7 shortly to be an S8 maybe).
This is quite a long and detailed post. The one app I would add is Lightroom which is quite good as a standalone but is really designed to be used with the desktop/laptop version.
Not forgetting the other major player that also begins with A – Apple. They’ve released a few videos on how to use the iPhone camera.
I’ve linked to Fortune’s article for a different take on it rather than Apple’s own site but you can click through.
Portrait photography is an important part of stock photography and if this is something you want to know more about then you can do know worse than watch one of Ed Gregory’s videos. This one has been promoted by Fstoppers:
BT (British Telecom) are, as the name suggests, a telecommunications company. They have very conveniently provided a few simple tips on taking photos indoors. Wonder how competitive they are?
Nearer to home, my home that is, Sydney has just kicked off its Vivid Festival, an annual event of light and music. I was there a couple of years ago and it’s pretty spectacular.
Sydney’s Daily Telegraph has helpfully put together some tips on how and where to photograph some of the displays.
Even if you are not going to attend, there’s still plenty of useful info for you if you are likely to go to similar events or be exposed to some of the lighting effects that are on offer:
For something a bit light hearted:
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