Tag Archives: hints and tips

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Group Portrait Photography with a View Camera.

Shooting a group portrait with a view camera is challenging. You don’t get many chances to get it right and you depend wholly on the complete co-operation of your sitters.  These are my tips for […]

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6 Essential Skills Every Wedding Photographer Needs

It goes without saying that a wedding photographer should be a technically competent picture-taker. When it comes to dealing with people there are many other skills a photographer needs to ensure he produces great work […]

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Commercial Photography Project – Dance!

Commercial Photographer Chichester – Project Case Study – Dance! Being a commercial photographer in a small town like Chichester means that I often get asked to do things outside of my normal specialities. This was […]

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Wedding Photography Tips – How to use Auto ISO for great lowlight images.

Wedding photographers spend a lot of time shooting in low light. Auto ISO is a godsend in tricky conditions   Why is Auto ISO Useful? The average wedding barn or church is not evenly lit. […]

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I need a wedding photographer – but I don’t like having my picture taken!

It probably comes as no surprise that with  many of  the couples I work with, at least one of them will be nervous about having their picture taken. Perhaps the main skill of a wedding […]

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Portrait Photography Tips – Stop down for the close up!

Portrait photography is probably the most practised photographic discipline. One of the most common portrait photograhy tips given to beginners in portrait photography is to shoot with a long lens and shoot it wide open, […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Large Format Film Camera.

Part One: Getting Started Large format cameras are often thought of as difficult to operate, but there is nothing impossible about using them. If you are organised and methodical they are straightforward, if not exactly […]

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Portrait Photography Tips – How to Prepare for Your Portrait Session

  Portrait Photography is a team effort. You might have searched long and hard for a portrait photographer, and might love his work, but there are still things you can do as a client that […]

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