Category: Photography Tutorials

  • A Glimpse Into the Future of Photography Through Innovative Camera Technology

    A Glimpse Into the Future of Photography Through Innovative Camera Technology

    In this blog post, we will explore innovations and technology that will shape the world of photography in the years to come. Have you ever wondered what the future of photography holds? What kind of camera technology will be available in just a few short years from now? 2023 is just around the corner and with it comes an exciting new wave of innovative camera technology. The rapid advances in imaging technology over the past decade have made the possibilities for photographers almost limitless. From higher resolution sensors to more powerful processors, camera technology is evolving faster than ever before. As we look to the future, we can expect to see photography move in a direction that is more creative, immersive, and accessible. Emerging technologies are paving the way for a vast array of new tools and possibilities that will revolutionize the way we capture images. Let’s take a look at some of the most exciting innovations in camera technology for 2023 and beyond.

  • The Essential Landscape Photography Camera Gear Guide: How to Choose the Right Lens & Camera for Incredible Results

    The Essential Landscape Photography Camera Gear Guide: How to Choose the Right Lens & Camera for Incredible Results

    Capturing the grandeur of nature with a single frame can be incredibly gratifying. But to capture exemplary landscape shots you need the right kind of landscape photography camera gear.

  • Does Traveling With Camera Gear In Hold Luggage Put Your Investment At Risk?

    Does Traveling With Camera Gear In Hold Luggage Put Your Investment At Risk?

    Travelling with camera gear in hold luggage can be risky, however, not all of us have the luxury of taking our equipment on board the flight. So, is it worth the risk to put your camera gear in hold luggage?

  • Night Photography – uncovering the secrets of nature at night

    Night Photography – uncovering the secrets of nature at night

    Night photography with long exposure can reveal aspects of the landscape that are not visible during the day. With a longer exposure time, the camera can pick up more light from distant objects and stars, giving the photographer more control over their composition. It was my love and obsession of capturing the Aurora Borealis, which […]

  • Layers and Masks – Photoshop Editing

    Layers and Masks – Photoshop Editing

    Layers and Masks From my experience of using Adobe Photoshop, Layers and Masks used properly will give you a lot of processing power. A ‘Layer’ and a ‘Mask’ are two very different things. A ‘Layer’ is a duplicate of a photo placed on top of the original photograph… exactly. The ‘Mask’ is an area exactly […]

  • Hveravellir Summer Trip – Midnight Sun Photography

    Hveravellir Summer Trip – Midnight Sun Photography

    Hveravellir Sunrise – This nature photo features the Blue Pool (Blahver) hot-spring with a warm Summer Sunrise.

  • Beginner’s Guide: – Focus & Infinity – Understanding Lenses

    Beginner’s Guide: – Focus & Infinity – Understanding Lenses

    Infinity Focus When it comes to focal length and focus, is there really every distance to focus for? Infinity focus in landscape photography is when a camera’s focus is set to infinity. It is usually used to create dramatic landscape shots with a large depth of field. Infinity focus can also be used to create […]

  • Basic Photo Edits – Levels & Curves

    Basic Photo Edits – Levels & Curves

    Adjusting Levels & Curves In basic photo editing, the options to adjust the ‘Levels’ or ‘Curves’ is available.  These are both tools in Adobe photoshop, Gimp, Elements or similar.  Both tools can ‘lighten’, ‘darken’ and control contrast.  But they do it in different ways.   What’s the difference between ‘Levels’ & ‘Curves’? In brief, the […]

  • Landscape Photography Filters – Pros & Cons

    Landscape Photography Filters – Pros & Cons

    This article is about my experiences with circular filters.  The pros and cons of both circular and square photo filters is discussed.

  • Beginner’s guide to Night Photography

    Beginner’s guide to Night Photography

    Night photography and Beginner photographers can go together and they should go together. This articles discussed some Night photography basics for anyone interested.

  • Cold Climates – Photography in Arctic Conditions

    Cold Climates – Photography in Arctic Conditions

    It is important to keep your feet warm and dry as possible. It is worth investing in strong hiking boots which have good waterproof qualities. If you can, finger a bit of waterproof wax around all the material and stitching on your boots.

  • Magic Lantern Firmware – Canon 5D mark II

    Magic Lantern Firmware – Canon 5D mark II

    For Canon Cameras, there is a FREE firmware called Magic Lantern. Magic Lantern is an enhanced upgrade to the Canon DSLR firmware. If you have a Canon DSLR and like experimenting with digital technology, then Magic Lantern could be for you.

  • How to Photograph the Northern Lights

    How to Photograph the Northern Lights

    A total guide to taking photographs of the Northern lights for Digital Cameras & wide angle lenses. This night photography guide includes camera settings, equipment suggestions and some Northern lights photo examples.

  • Landscape Photography Beginner Guide

    Landscape Photography Beginner Guide

    Taking photos of Landscapes is such a cool activity that connects you to the nature and helps you forget negative thoughts. If your photography is good, then your viewers will benefit in the same ways. Here are a few thoughts on what landscape photography is, and how to develop your landscape photography skills.

  • Hassy on the Iceberg Beach – Hasselblad Medium Format Camera

    Hassy on the Iceberg Beach – Hasselblad Medium Format Camera

    This sunrise photo was taken on a mild September morning at Jökulsarlon glacier ice Beach with a Hasselblad Medium Format.

  • High Key Night Photography – Full Moon Aurora Borealis

    High Key Night Photography – Full Moon Aurora Borealis

    This extraordinary photo was taken in the middle of the night in South Iceland. It was taken on a full moon night in October just before 1 a.m. Believe it or not, the post processing challenge was to darken the image to make it look a little bit more like a night photo. The moon was behind me…