How to take an ‘awesome’ selfie

In Why You Need a Professional Selfie I talked about having the need to have a decent self-portrait or ‘selfie’ on your website, social media or publication to show the human face. Maybe you’ve decided to get this done but don’t want to use a professional photographer or Uncle Eric who has a good camera. … Continue reading How to take an ‘awesome’ selfie

How to make the subject in your stock photos stand out

In a recent post, Looking for stock photos? Here’s how to take your own, I listed the Four Basic Elements of Stock photography: 1 Background 2 People (Model/S) 3 Subject 4 Involvement I covered Background in How to create the right stock photo background I also covered people in How to put People in your … Continue reading How to make the subject in your stock photos stand out

African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Fourteen

The next morning we awoke just before daylight after an eventful night. Thunderstorms had followed us there and dumped rain on us just as we arrived the day before. They had cleared for a while but came back overnight and the heavy rain found its way through the opening in the hut that passed for … Continue reading African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Fourteen

The travel photographer FAQ’s: How do I get good shots of the locals?

How do I get good shots of the locals? Good question. It really depends on where you are and what shot you are after. Begin with making sure that your camera is ready for an immediate click! This is essential. Nothing worse than loosing a shot because you weren't prepared. So lens cap off, camera on and … Continue reading The travel photographer FAQ’s: How do I get good shots of the locals?