Are you new to photography and just purchased your first point and shoot or finally upgraded to that new DSLR that you have been dreaming about for so long.Which ever it may be its a good bet it set you back a pretty penny,so with that in mind I have put together some basic tips,
One of the many bridges in the Morialta Falls Conservation Park.
Morialta Falls Conservation Park is a great place for a photo shoot and I have just recently got back there for a afternoon of shooting. The falls where flowing but not much water was coming over, But I still managed to get some ok shots, For all the new images check out the Morialta photo
I have been playing around in Lightroom 4 and I have to say I’m excited, The presets can make my dull images pop with some preset editing.I still have a lot to learn with it but this image has taken on a new look, I converted the image from colour to antique light and added
This image is my first time using selective colour it didn’t turn out the way I thought it would but I was still happy with it.I tweaked it a bit in lightroom and ended up with this.
The old Mildura Homestead Station is around 165 years old so I thought this image of the stations wool shed would suit a black and white conversion.Once again I used the vignette preset to get that olden days look.
Mt Gambier is located in the south east of South Australia and is the largest regional city of South Australia with a population of 32,000.Mt Gambier is an excellent town for a photo shoot with many parks,sinkholes,caves and lakes located in the town and within close vicinity.You could spend many days exploring, One of the
“It is a cruel, ironical art, photography. The dragging of captured moments into the future; moments that should have been allowed to be evaporate into the past; should exist only in memories, glimpsed through the fog of events that came after. Photographs force us to see people before their future weighed them down....”
This image was taken on a family trip a few years ago, I thought this would make for a good black and white conversion.I used the vignette preset to give it that old look and also with the slight grainy look I think gives it the look I was picturing in my head.
“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.”
On a recent trip we stayed with family at a small Victorian town called Casterton, Casterton is a Roman name meaning ‘walled city’, given to the town because of the natural wall of hills surrounding the valley where it lies.The glenelg river runs through the town which creates the feel of a cosy little rural
“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”
Learning Photography is sometimes a head stress with trying to get the exposure right, Choosing the right ISO and so on and so on.Once you have taken a hand full of photos you then have to learn something else, The editing software, And for me its Lightroom 4.Over the last couple of weeks I have
This photo is my first black and white that I have done in Lightroom, I’m not sure if I done it right but I plan on doing more so I will eventually get there.There will be a black and white album so be sure to check it out.
Its so frustrating when your learning something new and you create a problem.I installed a plugin to resize my photos to the correct size but now I have to re upload them.Most of them are not showing,will get it fixed as soon as possible.
I like this shot,sun setting while the rain is rolling on through.
Strathalbyn is situated about an hours drive from Adelaide and is home to the Soldiers Memorial Gardens.The gardens have lots of great places to shoot weddings or just Fauna shots.