Photography: Editing done quickly

Photography: Editing done quickly

Hello!  Instead of telling you how to adjust your photos (in continuation of my last photography post) I’m going to do it for you, well kind of.

I’m giving away my favourtie Lightroom presets so you can have a play without the learning curve.  Presets literally require you to click one button (and maybe adjust the exposure a tad) once you’ve installed them, so even if you are unfamiliar with Lightroom or photo editing programmes in general, I’d suggest downloading a trial version and having a play – it’s dead easy. You can thank me later . (more…)

Professional photography: Gear to get started

Professional photography: Gear to get started

| Accompanying song: Bon Iver- Holocene |

BON IVER “Holocene” from nabil elderkin on Vimeo.


 I got into photography when I was a kid and fill of awe of the beauty around me, learnt the basics, experimented and dreamed of owning a high quality camera, one day, when I was old and rich.

Producing professional looking photographs requires a foundation of three things creativity, technical skill of the photographer (invest in learning about photography and how to edit images, then experiment, a lot – i’ll help you out with this part in future posts), and high-quality camera equipment, no compromises, enough said. With that behind us, I’m going to fill you in on how I managed to produce professional looking images well before I was old and rich, on the cheap.  (more…)