Category: photographic opinion

Kit: The Battery Grip

The battery grip is an aftermarket accessory which for some togs (like me) is indispensable – but is it for everyone and will YOU feel the benefits with your photography?

This article is for the beginner or intermediate who has a dSLR / SLR camera who is planning on investing in their kit, or want to……


Basics: Choosing a tripod

Last week I was asked “I need a tripod, I’m sure I can get one for a tenner from the local electronics store, that’ll be good enough right?”. I realised that a lot of people who spend lots of time and money choosing the right camera simply don’t consider the quality or features……


Basics: Picking the right type of camera for you

As with most photographers / photography enthusiasts, I often end up the go to guy when friends and colleagues are looking to buy cameras. I can go on for hours about the technical designs, sensor quality and real-world handling, but the truth is most people who ask are just looking for something that will allow them to “take better……


Watermarks (to mark, or not to mark)…

A watermark is a marque, symbol, logo or simple text that a photographer will place over their work in order to inform the viewer who shot the image – effectively standing in for a signature on the art. Sometimes watermarks are even used to obscure the image, and to prevent unlicensed……


The Truth About: Local Event Photography

 

In response to comments from colleagues who came into photography the same way that I did, this post offers an insight to what its like shooting event photography, focusing on smaller local events.

When I got into photography I realised that I could use it as a tool to become part of my local community: shooting local art events, dance……


The Truth About Photography Pricing – Highstreet Studio

Today I’m going to do something I probably shouldn’t: I’m going to talk photography pricing.

Not many togs like to openly discuss this as it kinda opens them up to insult and excommunication, especially in close-knit niches of the trade, but now more than ever, with the current economic climate, consumer photography is a tough market.

 

Before……