Capturing The Moment

Capturing the Moment

The pioneer of street photography and photojournalism, Henri Cartier Bresson, who published a booked called The Decisive Moment, said “There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click […]

Every snake tells a story

Portrait with Snake

  Anthony Kingsley shot this great portrait, including a snake. When we asked him what the story was behind the shot, Anthony told us: “There’s not much of a story behind the snake. My son had a snake some years ago that I wanted to borrow for a shoot, and when he refused, I said […]

How one to one training gave a banker skills you don’t learn in the boardroom.

one to one training

We’ve trained more than 800 photographers of all ages and skill levels to develop and enhance their photographic ability. Here’s the story of Jon Morton Smith, who took advantage of our One to One Photography Training to hone his nature and wildlife photography skills. Here, Jon shares the photographic challenges he has faced and how […]

Making Money From Photography

If you’re thinking about and turning your photography hobby into something that makes you some money on the side, or if you’re dreaming of becoming a full time pro, this presentation will introduce you to the areas you need to get right. This is not a scheme to get rich quick, but is an overview […]

How To Photograph Movement

How to freeze movement in a photo

Photographing movement presents photographers with stunning opportunities to capture a sense of excitement, speed, colour and action. But, photographing fast moving objects presents challenges as well as creative opportunities, so we decided to photograph a few cyclists around London to explore the different ways of capturing the action. Here are our top 3 tips on […]

How to take a candid portrait

Candid Portrait

It’s quite common to find photos that are accompanied by useful technical details such as the camera and lens used along with exposure settings. Less frequent however are background details explaining how the shot got to be taken in the first place. Here’s an explanation of how to take a candid portrait like the one […]

Top 10 Beginner Photography Tips

Beginner Photography Tips

If you’re a beginner photographer, check out our top 10 Beginner Photography Tips which summarise how to use your camera to take better photos. Beginner Photography Tips In summary, here’s a list of our top 10 tips for beginner photographers: Take lots of photos – how can you improve if you don’t go out and […]