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6 Jul 2021
Want better smartphone photography results? ISO and shutter explained in adobe Lightroom camera app. Learn some tips that even the pros get wrong!
30 Jun 2021
Achieving manual focus using Lightroom mobile app is so easy and powerful. The focus peaking feature ensures perfect focus every time, anywhere
22 Jun 2021
Noise reduction is now achievable on your smartphone itself. Learn what is noise, the apps and techniques to dramatically reduce noise in your phone photos.
15 Jun 2021
There are 3 reasons for a blurry photo: focus blur, subject & camera motion blur. We are going to look at techniques & gear to stabilise your phone camera.
30 May 2021
These Snapseed Photo sharpening tools & my techniques are like a phone upgrade! Learn how to achieve this while keeping that natural look.
30 May 2021
Photo distortion is a common issue in smartphone photography. Let's discuss barrel and pincushion distortion, lens to subject distance and angle perspective distortion.
17 May 2021
Stay informed of photography app updates to take advantage of the new tools & features
13 May 2021
Dutch angle composition can add energy and movement to the right photo! Learn the why, when & how to use this technique.
9 Feb 2021
I share my photo backup process for securing my family and photography business photos. Choosing the right back up photo backup strategy is a personal preference weighing up the risks, convenience and costs.
18 Feb 2021
One of the biggest challenges we face as photo enthusiasts is the self-belief that we are not creative enough. Is that you? Did you miss out on that creative gene that everyone else seems to have? I believed that for so long myself. Now you can unlock your creativity with this exercise.
11 Feb 2021
One of the biggest challenges we face as photo enthusiasts is the self-belief that we are not creative enough. Is that you? Did you miss out on that creative gene that everyone else seems to have? I believed that for so long myself. Now you can unlock your creativity with this exercise.
26 Feb 2021
In this podcast episode, learn how to identify a black and white photo opportunity in new or existing photos. Converting an image to black and white removes attention away from any colours and forces us to notice shades, textures, lines and tones.
28 Jan 2021
In this first episode of the smartphone photography club podcast, I provide the backstory of Smartphone Photography Training. This provides the context of who I love to help and how I am a little different from every other photography educator out there.
14 Mar 2021
Identifying other reasons for learning photography may help to realise new motivations to get out there and learn a little each day. Taking the step to learn photography brings you so much joy, love for life and transferrable skills to other arts and hobbies, even travel.
16 Jan 2019
A photography checklist will help to transition your images from snapshots to more engaging and intentional photographs. As you become more experienced and shooting regularly, you start to implement many of these tips instinctively.
10 Apr 2018
Have you participated in a photo contest or a monthly photo competition and wondered how the judge sorts through and assesses the images? In this article, I am going to unveil the mystery and explain my process and 15-point system.
5 Mar 2018
To create an aesthetically pleasing photograph – there are several compositional guidelines. The rule of thirds is one of the most powerful techniques, to help you position different elements in the photo.
19 Dec 2017
The quickest way to make your subject obvious and get noticed - isolate it from the background. In this article, I share many techniques to make your subject pop and jump off the screen.
25 Oct 2016
To make certain your photos stand out and give your audience the ‘WOW’ factor, there are three elements to consider: Grab your viewer’s immediate attention, clearly communicate the subject or story and demonstrate strong composition techniques.
7 Jun 2016
This quick and easy 6-step editing process dramatically improves any photo, regardless of the subject or genre. I teach this exact processing all my Live workshops and apply it to nearly all my photos as a starting point before going too crazy with other tools.
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