Common Mistakes Landscape Photographers Make With Telephoto Lenses

Most landscape photographers turn to wide angle lenses for the majority of their work, but there is an entirely separate world of great images waiting to be made with telephoto lenses. That being said, telephoto lenses come with their own challenges and pitfalls,...

How Ansel Adams Changed Photography

Though Ansel Adams may have died in 1984, his work and his impact on photography reverberates through the craft to this day. This video essay will explain how and why, in under ten minutes. [ Read More ] ...

Mayfield Lavender Farm

Mayfield Lavender Farm - SunsetI had my drone for a year now but not really had an opportunity to take it out and grab some photos other than test flights. I had the opportunity to try it out on Thursday at Mayfield Lavender in Surrey.....

Simple Lightroom Techniques for Compelling Landscape Images

There is a bit of trend toward heavy post-processing in landscape photography these days, with advanced techniques like luminosity masks and focus stacking prevailing in lots of images. And while there is certainly nothing inherently wrong with those techniques, sometimes, it is satisfying to...

Skylum Luminar 4 – Sky Replacement Examples

Skylum Software recently released version 4 of their Luminar Software. AI Sky ReplacementThe Headline feature is what Skylum call AI Sky Replacement and in use, it actually works pretty well. There will be 100’s of images cropping up across the internet with some strangely familiar...

Interview with photographer Helene Cook

Hello again and welcome to a new interview with another photographer. This time I had the chance to talk to Hélène Cook, a Brussels-based hobby photographer. She started photography a few years ago and she is a member of the Viewfinders’ Photography Club since 2017....

Spring at RHS Wisley, Surrey

I took the X-T3 and 16-55mm to RHS Wisley in Surrey on a sunny afternoon in March. The 16-55mm really does a great job as an all-round lens and suits diversity of subjects in this type of situation. The blossom was in full bloom on...

Spring Blossom in Shoreditch – iPhone XS vs Fuji X-T3

There is an amazing tree near my offices in East London that begged to be captured on the first day of Spring. I only had my iPhone XS with me and captured a couple of shots utilising the fake DOF of Portrait mode...

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