Spitting Fire

With the weather being warm and sunny, it’s been a great couple of days just to get out during my lunch break a practice playing with Shutter Speed & Aperture Priority on my Nikon D7000. And as the photo shows below, being in the right place at the right time can also help when itContinue reading “Spitting Fire”

Daughter joins JustGreatShots

So after a lovely walk around Petersfield and Steep Marsh in Hampshire with the family and our camera’s, it would appear that JustGreatShots has a new amateur photographer within the group. Our daughter Jessica spent the day playing with her Nikon D3200, learning how to use both Shutter and Aperture Priority and trying to get toContinue reading “Daughter joins JustGreatShots”

Shutter Priority, Hangers Way Walk

Today has been spent going for a lovely walk around Hangers Ways just outside of Petersfield Hampshire, during our walk we came across a couple of lovely little waterfalls which allowed us to practice using Shutter Priority, The above and below images aren’t amazing, however, you can see by just slowing your Shutter Speed downContinue reading “Shutter Priority, Hangers Way Walk”

Aperture Priority Practise around Old Portsmouth

So spent the other evening out around Old Portsmouth learning more about using Aperture Priority, so what is Aperture Priority you might ask yourself and what’s it all about. Aperture Priority on your camera will allow you to set and control the F stop (the amount of light you let into your lens) whilst theContinue reading “Aperture Priority Practise around Old Portsmouth”

Trying out our new Manfrotto 678B Monopod

So finally managed to get out and about this afternoon with the camera and our new Manfrotto 678B Monopod with tilting head. Well, what do we think of this monopod from Manfrotto? To start with it’s like all other Manfrotto kit well made and up for job and even comes with 8yrs warranty, but asContinue reading “Trying out our new Manfrotto 678B Monopod”

Night Photography

Taking photographs at night just after the sun has gone down and the stars have started to come out, is a great time to learn and practice both Nightscape and Long-Exposure Photography As you still have enough natural light to see what you are doing and set up your camera before it gets too dark,Continue reading “Night Photography”

Adding Background Movement

So adding background movement in a photograph is all about getting your panning right along with your camera set up, so what is panning I ask myself. Panning is having the ability to move your upper body but keeping your feet still and your camera on target to the subject you wish to photograph, whilstContinue reading “Adding Background Movement”

Wildlife Photography

A Wildlife Photography is a very popular style, with bird watcher’s spending crazy money on lenses. Taking photos of wildlife will test every little photography skill you learn as wildlife never stays still for long, so setting up your camera and using the correct settings is a must. I’m still trying to get the hangContinue reading “Wildlife Photography”