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Wicklow Mountains at Sunset with Sony a7ii

The weather wasn't looking great when I first headed out, but sometimes you get the best skies just after a storm and luckily the clouds parted for some dramatic shots.  

By | April 11th, 2018|Ireland, Photography Tips, Tutorial, Videos, wicklow|0 Comments

How to Process Panorama Photos in Lightroom and Photoshop

This has been the most requested video I receive daily, and I finally got around to creating it. I hope you find it useful when out shooting your own panorama photos. Let me know you if you would like to see more tutorial type videos.  

By | April 6th, 2018|Photography Tips, Tutorial, Videos|0 Comments

The Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Kit Lens Trial

The Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Kit Lens Trial Some of you may know that I have just recently switched from shooting with Canon cameras to Sony. My main camera now is the Sony a7ii, I wanted to move to a full frame sized sensor and the mirrorless system seems like the way forward in [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|Photography Tips, Review, tips and tricks|1 Comment

4 reasons why you should take photos everyday

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-WLfJQsr/A Depending on your schedule taking photos everyday may sound like a chore to you, but after a few days of practice it will start to feel natural to pick up your camera before you head out the door for the day. Making yourself use your camera everyday will have beneficial consequences on your photography and [...]

By | September 12th, 2015|Photography Tips|0 Comments

The Ultimate Guide to Night Photography

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-ZLRHbS9/A Night Photography does take a certain level of patience than daylight requires, but capturing some dramatic night shots can be highly rewarding and show a completely different view of a scene compared to during the daylight hours. Here is the ultimate guide to night photography to get you started off in the world of night [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|night, Photography Tips|0 Comments

How to take photos of the Milky Way

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-55m6J5t/A   Equipment Well first things first you need to bring the right equipment along with you to go star hunting. The 3 basic things you need to take with you are a camera fitted with a wide angle lens, a sturdy tripod and an intervalometer.   Wide angle lens I would recommend using a [...]

By | August 22nd, 2015|Photography Tips, tips and tricks|2 Comments

The Next Best Photo App?

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-t2J6mZZ/A Google has just had its developer conference, Google io in which they revealed a bunch of new products and services. One that caught my eye, and that may of interest to many photographers is their update to Google Photos. The new version of the app doesn't seem to offer that much more in terms [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|Photo, Photography Tips, tips and tricks|0 Comments

Best Camera to take with you while Travelling

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-3VZdtVN/A Deciding on which camera to take while your on the move can be a difficult choice, there are so many to choose from depending on your needs. I have made a list of different types of cameras that you may want to take with you whether its the phone in your pocket for capturing [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Photography Tips, tips and tricks, Travel Tips|0 Comments

What Camera Lenses to take Travelling

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-2QbCnsQ/A I often get asked which lenses are the best to bring while travelling, whether that's just one lens to lighten the load of what you're carrying around with you or just picking 2 or 3 specific lenses that will cover most photographic opportunities you will encounter. Knowing your type of photography One [...]

By | February 21st, 2015|Photography Tips, tips and tricks, Travel Tips|1 Comment

5 Tips on Surfing with a Gopro

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-TZHpSGj/A It seems everyone has a Gopro nowadays hoping to capture some nice action footage and photos, but some of you are getting disappointing results comparing to the amazing Gopro promotional videos. Surfing is one of those sports that lends itself to using a Gopro and you can get some amazing footage with it. I [...]

By | February 11th, 2015|Photography Tips, tips and tricks|0 Comments