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How do we achieve our vision technically? The hardest part of photography is all about the vision, the rest if the technical aspect.

When I was in high school I was full on into computers. When I was old enough to choose between doing Design class or Woodwork, I chose Design, because it was a class where we would use computers. I remember thinking I would be great at it straight away because I knew how to do everything on computers and design programs, and, well, formatting some text on a page and changing sliders to change how a picture looked, “How hard could it be?”

How wrong I was. Sure, using the software was easy. But getting the creative vision was not easy. It is the same with photography. Using a camera is easy, but visualising what photo you want to take that will amaze others is not easy.

That’s why I’ve made this page hopefully to show you how to use the technology easily, so you can focus on achieving your vision.

For film developing tutorials, check out my videos.

Developing Ilford black and white film at home is easy, and it is a credit to Ilford how forgiving it is to mistakes in temperature or chemical concentration.

ImageColorizer.com Review and How to

I’ve written before about colourizng black and white photos. Anyway, I’ve found a new online tool to give it a try, Image Colorizer, and wanted to share the results, as…

When it comes to Lightroom and photoshop, I recommend these guys:

I Don’t like the Epson E11 Error

Recently, I’ve bought a new printer. And I don’t think I needed to. It was all because of the Epson E11 Error. What is the Epson E11 Error? Epson inkjet…

Printing Photos on Canvas

Printing photos on canvas can look awesome when done correctly with the right image. Once the realm of painters, canvas printing is now readily available to photographers. A few years…

Also I have to recommend Matt Granger for a lot of reviews and quick how to’s. He tends to debunk a lot of myths and explain things fairly clearly when it comes to the technical aspects.

Should I use a UV Filter on my Lens?

I always put a UV filter on the end of my camera lens and keep it there. The “To UV or Not UV” on a camera lens is a hot…

The Great RAW vs JPEG Debate

I actually think this whole issue, and this page, should not exist. The debate about shooting RAW or JPEG is such a contentious one, far more than it has to.…

The Fuji XH-1 Review

What I love and hate (It is more love) about Fuji’s new Flagship APS-C Camera. Download sample Fuji XH-1 RAW Files….and sample Fuji XH-1 LOG 4K 200Mbps Scroll to the bottom…

Only Shoot 4k From Now On

If you are in marketing, and producing videos for the web you should be shooting, editing and delivering in 4K from now on. I’ve said it, 720p/1080p is no longer…
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