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Photographic Tips for Special Locations

How to Cut Wall Tiles

Mountains There are plenty of opportunities for capturing wildlife in mountain areas. You can find mountain goats, sheep and other wild animals even in remote areas. Use a long-focal-length lens to insolate the subject, particularly when stalking. A skylight filter … Continue reading

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Photographing People

How to Soundproof a Wall

WORKING WITH PEOPLE Individual portrait One-to-one portraiture, with photographer and subject facing each other, is the most challenging – and sometimes the most difficult -to tackle. If time isn’t a problem take the session at a moderate pace and allow … Continue reading

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How to Take Photos on Holiday

HOLIDAY & TRAVEL TIPS BY GEORGE WRIGHT Preparation Make sure that all your equipment is fully serviceable and comprehensively insured, too obvious to state perhaps, but mishaps have an uncanny habit of catching all photographers unawares from time to time. … Continue reading

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Taking Instant Pictures on Holiday

Producing a picture ‘On the spot’ can be a great advantage. You can give an instant snapshot of a subject to someone who has helped you to set up the picture, while you can take other shots with your SLR … Continue reading

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Photography Composition

Choice Choose what interests you. Monuments, landscape, moody shots, local people, members of your own travel group or whatever – but don’t restrict yourself to obvious subjects. Look for detail in local craftwork, or focus on just one aspect of … Continue reading

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Tips for Taking Photos Abroad

Look after yourself You are the one who takes pictures. In hot climates, drink plenty of water, keep out of direct sunlight except for short periods and wear a hat and loose clothing. In cold climates dress accordingly – if … Continue reading

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Taking Photos of Sporting Events and Action Shots

TIPS BY EAMONN MCCABE Freezing the action Use the highest shutter speed you can: it’s better to use 1/500sec at f/2.8 than 1/250sec at f/4, the extra f-stop will not help to sharpen an out-of-focus photograph but the extra speed … Continue reading

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Tips for Taking Pictures of Sport and Action

Midway As well as the start and finish, the middle of a race can provide top shots. A group of middle distance runners bunched together, jostling in a pack, works extremely well through a long lens which compresses them together … Continue reading

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Photographic Tips: Locations

All at sea Yachting, windsurfing and offshore powerboat racing all present one major problem – the action is usually too far away from the shore-based photographer, the best solution is to beg a ride on another boat to get in … Continue reading

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Photographic Advice: Lenses and Shutters

Freeze action With sports and other action shots. Use a fast shutter speed to stop the movement. Some SLR cameras have a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000sec, but 1/1000sec is sufficient when shooting sideways at the action. If the action … Continue reading

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