Category Archives: photography

What is a gimbal?

What is gimbal? It is a great device for vlogging or for capturing video with your smartphone keeping it nice and steady. Continue reading

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Using Your Apple Watch to Take Photos with Your iPhone

Why not go one step further than taking a selfie with your iPhone and Apple Watch. Since you can use the Apple Watch as a remote control for your iPhone camera why hold your iPhone at arms length when you … Continue reading

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Why Use a Canon Camera as a Webcam Using the EOS Webcam Utility

Many of you have been using Zoom, Skype, MS Teams and other apps for keeping in touch and also for teaching and demonstrating during the lockdown. And I think many of you will keep doing this when everything returns to … Continue reading

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Filming Tips When Working from Home #filmingfromhome

For many of us we are now working from home and that has many challenges including staying engaged with your customers, students, colleagues and workforce. A great way to do this is to create videos, ┬ásomething that I usually do … Continue reading

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Powering Your Smartphone or Tablet When You Are Running Low on Battery

There are not many of us with a smartphone who doesn’t get to some point in the day hunting around for a plug socket or to see who has the same phone so that we can borrow their charger. Smartphones … Continue reading

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How to Look at Film Negatives Using Your iPhone

I was sorting out all these old photos and scanning them in as I went, and yes, there are still lots more to scan in. Whilst doing this I also came across lots of negatives and was wondering what was … Continue reading

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Hands On Introduction to Your DSLR

Sometimes technology can take away the enjoyment of things we like doing such as photography. So many of us like taking photographs and would like to take better photos so invest in a DSLR. DSLRs take great quality photographs and … Continue reading

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Why I Use Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom has become an essential tool for all my photography. It is really powerful and when you know what it can do it is pretty straightforward. Lightroom not only works as a database to catalogue your photos and videos … Continue reading

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Photoshop Layers: Adding Text

If you want to add some text to a photograph using Photoshop then you are better off adding it as a layer. It give you more control and retains the original image should you ever change your mind. Here you … Continue reading

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Understanding Photoshop Layers

Layers are a really useful feature of Photoshop, however, all too often I meet people who hear about them and then put off using Photoshop yet they are quite easy to use. Once I explain what they are for and … Continue reading

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