PHOTO RESOURCES

{ Fresh start } - creating a healthy photography habit

Are you looking for ways to up your photography game? Would you like to make a commitment to getting better at it? If you answered yes to both of these, read on.  Photography is a funny business: intensely visual and cerebral and very physical…

Dear Santa - if you haven't got me anything yet, I'd like one of these...

Once you get into photography, your list for Santa will never be short on options. Here is 5 things we think make wonderful presents for a photographer. If you haven't got one of these yet, there is still time for Santa to get you one ( or more…

How to take a great autumnal portrait

A few times a year, Mother nature creates the perfect conditions to capture stunning, truly memorable images. It just suddenly gets generous with colour and light and textures and makes it almost a sin not to try and capture all this beauty.…
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New creative exercise - the colour challenge

Feeling like you're taking the same children's photos over and over again? It's so easy to fall into a routine with anything, photography included. We tend to be drawn to the same poses, the same angles, the same perspective and before we…
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Organising your baby photos in few simple steps

If you're like me ( and let's face it : thousands of other parents ) - your phone, your hard drive and your Instagram account are full to the brink of your children's photos. But can you find the ones you like easily? Are they ordered in a way…
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Feeling in a rut? Try this creative exercise:

If you flick through your photo collection, you are likely to see quite a few photos that look distinctly  like one another. We tend to find one or two angles that 'work' and produce satisfactory results and just limit ourselves to them. The…
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50mm that will transform your children's photos

This is a blog post I contributed to the fantastic BritMums community. ---- I get a lot of questions on which camera to buy from our students. And yes, this is undoubtedly an important choice, especially when you're switching from compact…

Your camera's best friend

Your camera's best friend is your camera bag. It needs to do just one job - keep the camera, the lens ( or lenses) and other accessories safe and snug and resistant to bangs, bashes, drops and biscuit crumbs. And for most part, this is where…
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Essential photography acronyms

We often get asked about some of these in class so we decided to compile a little "cheat sheet" to the most essential and commonly used ( or misunderstood) photography related acronyms. You can download the pretty file in pdf format from the…

Photographing Christmas

We contributed a guest post for the West London Mums blog talking about strategies for taking great holiday photos this winter. Thank you Monique for featuring us! Photos by our lovely instructor Katia Muscara. Photographing Christmas Let…