When Sunset is Disappointing – 14 Ways Blue Hour Can Save Your Images

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Recently we spoke about why shooting at the Golden Hour is so important when capturing a powerful mood in our photos (Why Is The Golden Hour So Important To Landscape Photographers?). Yet, more often than not, the Golden Hour doesn't provide us with a [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|General, Most Popular Articles, Tutorials|2 Comments

32 Shooting & Planning Tips To Instantly Improve Your Landscape Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I absolutely love landscape photography. I'm never more comfortable than when I'm surrounded by nature's beauty with my camera. Over the years I've made a lot of errors, many of which I've learned from, and have hopefully improved my whole landscape shooting experience. Being a full [...]

21 Superb Tips That Will Transform Your Cityscape Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I've been shooting cityscapes for a few years now. Every time you leave the door of your house or hotel, you have no idea what adventure lies ahead and what new locations you might uncover. From New York to Dubai, and Paris to Hong [...]

Photographers – 22 Ways To Keep You & Your Gear Safe While Travelling

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Please scroll down to skip the story of how I was robbed, and go straight to the tips. Please note: articles like these tend to give future travellers a sense of dread. I know very few photographers/travellers who've had real difficulty while abroad. Most [...]

By | October 23rd, 2015|Most Popular Articles, Photography Tips, Talk|16 Comments

My Favourite Photography Gear For Travelling

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I'm a gadget geek. I love things that sparkle and promise to make our lives easier, even if they're completely unnecessary. I could happily spend a couple of hours in a large electronic store. I even like checking out Kickstarter to see what genius [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Most Popular Articles, Talk|25 Comments

How To Shoot For Digital Blending

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Capturing the scene correctly in-camera is certainly the most important step in any photography workflow - a Digital Blending workflow is no different. No amount of post-processing can save a mood-less, blurry scene. It is important that we understand the incredible machine that is our camera, so that we can truly [...]

How Many Exposures Do I Need For Digital Blending?

Article by Jimmy McIntyre: How many exposures to take, and the EV difference between exposures is one of the first things people consider when they begin their journey into digital blending. Getting it right in-camera is an absolute must. Otherwise, you may return home with a set of exposures that won't give you the options [...]

10 Tips For Effective Seascape Photography

Article by Jimmy McIntyre: Being able to capture seascapes with powerful tides, interesting rock formations and dramatic light, is one of the most rewarding experiences for any landscape/seascape photographer. Just being around the water, before sunrise, with no one around, is a calming feeling. But to come away with a beautiful seascape image as well [...]

By | May 20th, 2014|Most Popular Articles, Photography Tips|2 Comments

Why Use Luminosity Masks in Exposure Blending

Article by Jimmy McIntyre: Benefits of using Luminosity Masks in Exposure Blending In the cold we wait; in the rain we hope, and during the night we look up at the sky and wonder when, if ever, those clouds will clear. As photographers we have little control over the conditions in which we shoot. We [...]

How to get sharp photos

Article by Jimmy McIntyre: As photographers, one of our main aims when we capture images is to make sure that necessary elements in the scene are as crisp as they can be. There are a multitude of ways, both in-camera and in post-processing, to make sure your photos retain the sharpness they deserve. I've compiled [...]

By | March 4th, 2014|General, Most Popular Articles, Shooting, Tutorials|6 Comments
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