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Reflection Photography

Reflection Photography Tips Reflection photography is a challenging, special type of photography that requires a decent comprehension of perspective, angles and of course an artistic eye and flair. Reflection photos can be hard to capture because they involve you...

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August 2016

Top 10 Pictures – August 2016 Each month the iPhotography™ Gallery sees hundreds of images uploaded by our students. Here are the 10 most popular images from the last 4 weeks: Double Lightning by Per-Axel Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students:...

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Festival Photography Tips

Festival Photography Tips It’s festival season, so dig out those wellies and grab your raincoat! Here are a few handy hints for those of you going to any festival this summer. Here at iPhotography™, we want to ensure that you capture all the highlights with your...

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Action and Sports Photography

Top Tips to Improve Your Action and Sports Photography With the Rio Olympics in full flow, we thought we would give you a few sporting ideas to help improve your action and sports photography. Motion photography gives you plenty of opportunities to capture dramatic...

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July 2016

Top 10 Pictures  – July 2016   Each month the iPhotography™ Gallery sees hundreds of images uploaded by our students. Here are the 10 most popular images from the last 4 weeks: Koenigsee, Germany by Anna Chmura-Jenkins Here are just a few of the comments from...

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Abstract Shadows

How to Creatively use Shadows within your Photography It’s time to release your inner child and get creative with abstract photography. Using shadows within your photography can not only be fun but also creates some really exciting abstracts. There are lots of...

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Family portraits

Creative and Quirky Family Portrait Tips   Family photograph… yawning already?   Well who wants a regular family portrait these days? Here at iPhotography™ we are stretching boundaries, pushing limits and “getting funky with it”… as Dad would say. Brace...

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June 2016

Top 10 Pictures – June 2016   Each month in the iPhotography Course gallery we see hundreds of images uploaded, these are the 10 most popular images from the last 4 weeks; Red Kite by David Bowers This was taken on my 3rd and last visit to Bwlch Nant yr Arian in...

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“What is Abstract Photography?”

“What is Abstract Photography?” Abstract photography… it’s abit like marmite, you either love it or hate it. But let us consider why that is? Abstract photography can be intimidating to photographers because of the amount of freedom that comes with it. The rules...

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Location, Location, Location

“Location, Location, Location” So you’ve decided to broaden your horizons and venture out into the big wild world, but you aren’t too sure where to begin. It’s entirely up to you where you want to shoot, you might feel really passionate about a certain type of...

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Capturing the horizon

“Capturing the horizon” It’s a common fact that we as humans prefer straight, leveled lines, and don’t respond well to things being off-balance or un-even. This rule is exactly the same when it comes to photography, your visual/ horizon line should always be straight....

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April 2016

Top 10 Pictures – April 2016 Each month the iPhotography Course gallery sees hundreds of images uploaded, these are the 10 most popular images from the last 4 weeks; Going Bananas by Ross Ramsey Here are just a few of the comments from iPhotography students;...

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Perfect Pet Portraits

Top Tips for Capturing the Perfect Pet Portraits Aim For Natural Light – When you are trying to capture that perfect picture of your loved pet you want to try and use natural light; a flash can scare the animal and cause unwanted red-eye. If you have studio...

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March 2016

Top 10 Pictures – March 2016 Each month the iPhotography Course gallery sees hundreds of images uploaded, these are the 10 most popular images from the last 4 weeks; Brighton Jetty South Australia by Tony Lawrence Here are just a few of the comments from...

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“Lily, on a bench” by Jonathan Hall

“Lily, on a Bench” Written by Jonathan Hall (iPhotographyCourse Student) This is the shot straight out of the camera: Doesn’t look too bad right? But we can change a few things. This short guide will show you which buttons I used and how I used them. ☺ Now I’m doing...

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Forced Perspective, Weekend Challenge 12th March.

  Forced Perspective Weekend Challenge 12th March We are confident that everyone will have seen images like these, where someone appears to be holding up the leaning tower of Pisa. This common tourist style shot is an optical illusion and uses the technique...

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Get To Know Robert Frank

Get To Know… Robert Frank Asked to name some of history’s most influential photographers, the name Robert Frank won’t be missing from many people’s thoughts, nor will his most famous body of work, ‘The Americans.’ After recently celebrating his 91st birthday, we take...

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iPhotography Competition Winners 2015

iPhotography Competition Winners 2015 A few months back iPhotographyCourse launched a number of exciting competitions to recognise our students’ achievements, commitment and outstanding work throughout 2015. These competitions included: Photographer of the Year...

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Shutter Speed Simplified

Shutter Speed Simplified When it comes to photography there are two main things that you need to get your head around to really understand how you can manipulate your camera to capture the images you want. These two key points are Shutter Speed and Aperture. By...

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Fairy Spirals

How to Create Fairy Spirals with your Camera So fairy lights are pretty cool and can be used for lots of different things. I wanted to try using fairy lights to create a spiral; I tried using a laser pen, which really didn’t work how I wanted. Doing this I realized...

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My attempts at Bokeh

My attempts at Bokeh So having read about bokeh, what it is and how it is done I decided to have a go myself, now this can be done in images simply by using a very shallow depth of field when there are areas of high contrast in the background. So the light coming...

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Welcome to the iPhotography blog!

This is the place we’ll share with you a whole host of content on photography, from features on the medium’s most famous image-makers to tips and tricks on various areas and subjects. Photography is an ever-changing medium, in these last few decades for example we’ve...

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