Category Archives: Tutorials

Photography Tip Number 21 – External Mic


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. The latest DSLR’s hitting the market all have the ability to use an external mic now. The on board mic is OK, but just OK. Once you head outside you will start to encounter issues. Especially with wind factor. Get yourself an external mic and also put in for a “dead cat” (don’t much like that name) also. This is more or less a wind sock and will block out the sound captured by the wind passing the microphone. Follow all the madness here, or sign up for […]

Photography Tip Number 20 – Save a Life


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. Turn your photography to a good cause. If you have the opportunity then try and make a difference in someones life. I have had a few opportunities to help out and make a difference in peoples lives. Firstly with the Help Portrait movement and now for the last 12 months I have used my photography to help tell the story of Bona to save her life. Using your photography for greater good instead of focusing on the money making aspect of photography is very rewarding so if you […]

Photography Tip Number 19 – Be Different


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. Try to mix it up with your photography. Do things differently once and while and you never know what might happen. Below is an example of a photo I took at the Glenelg Jetty in South Australia. It’s actually a composite of 10 photos of a young man jumping from the highest point of the jetty. I snapped off a series of 10 photos of just over a second and then recomposed them into one photo. It ended up getting a lot of attention online and was published […]

Photography Tip Number 18 – Do More with Each Subject


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. When photographing a subject try and think of what else you can do with that subject. What more can I do to add value to this picture. In the case of the example below Mckenzie’s Beast I first wanted to take a HDR photo, which worked very well, but at the same time I decided to do a time-lapse of the old truck as well. In the end doing more with this truck worked out perfectly because I managed to write and publish a “how to” article for Digital […]

Photography Tip Number 17 – Go Manual


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. If you are new with DSLR photography and are still finding your feet with the settings and too afraid to work in manual, then maybe this will give you the confidence to take it to the next level. One of the best and quickest ways you can learn is to go manual. Take the plunge and switch the dial, make mistakes and learn as quick as you can, because you can. It’s digital photography. If you make a mistake then delete it and learn from it and start […]

Photography Tip Number 16 – Don’t Limit Yourself


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. Don’t Limit Yourself   Don’t do the same thing day in and day out. Create concept photography, do time-lapse photography, panoramas, learn HDR photography and even focus on video production. It’s important to understand a lot of aspects of photography in this day and age. Australia from Bruce Levick on Vimeo. Time-lapse Panoramas HDR Video Production. If you aren’t doing any kind of video production then I can recommend to start doing this as soon as possible. One of the quickest ways to connect with your online audience is through […]

Photography Tip Number 15 – Get out There


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. If the weather is bad, it’s raining or blowing a gale, then grab your camera and get out there. These situations provide for some amazing opportunities in photography. Sometimes they are unfortunate and dangerous situations for the community at large but that is the nature of the game. Don’t be afraid. If your body and mind is screaming at you to stay inside then grab your camera and get out there. Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here.

Photography Tip Number 12 – Self Publishing


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. So in the previous tip I mentioned on how to get published. Well it can be a difficult process to get published in some of these publications as its a very competitive field this photography. One of the other ways I learnt to get published was to self publish. I worked hard in researching other ways I could display my wares. I collaborated with people through various portals like eLnace and oDesk and my previous profession of designing and developing websites has really helped me in this area. […]

Photography Tip Number 7 – Target the Right Networks


Follow all the madness here, or sign up for the notifications here. Target the Right Networks Continuing on from Build an Audience it’s also just as importnat to target the right networks. Anytime you want to share your work, or try and gain exposure it’s important to also target the networks that will help you get the exposure you need. When tweeting include accounts that will you get exposure. In Facebook tag photos of accounts with the largest audience that are in your market. Connect with the authorities in your field and get noticed. Follow all the madness here, or sign […]