BTS: Composing Milky Way & Golden Hour Shots At The Lavender Fields

Article By Jimmy McIntyre All images in the video were editing with Raya Pro/InstaMask I've just wrapped up a 10-day visit to Valensole, France, to capture the famous lavender fields there. My aim was to come out with 4 or 5 workable images, including a mixture of Milky Way and golden hour shots. In [...]

How to Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (CPL) Like a Champ

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Since I started my Challenge Jimmy series, I've had a number of emails from photographers asking me how to fix an inconsistent sky they captured with their polariser filter. Coming away with a sky that has areas of varying brightness is a common side effect of [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:04+00:00July 8th, 2016|Shooting|Comments Off on How to Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (CPL) Like a Champ

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 [...]

How to Use the Histogram in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre The histogram is an extremely important reference, both in shooting and post processing. In shooting it gives us a far more accurate read out of the distribution of light in our images, than previewing the images on the LCD screen on our camera. We can immediately [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:07+00:00May 19th, 2016|Shooting, Tutorials|8 Comments

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 [...]

7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Joshua Cripps offers us some great shooting advice to make our photos more impacting. My two particular favourites are 'fill the frame' and 'simplify and exaggerate'. When composing, like most photographers, I'm not running through a list of rules that I need to follow. I go [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:08+00:00May 4th, 2016|Shooting, Tutorials|1 Comment