How to Start a Spanking Photography Blog

FROM PHOTOGRAPHER TO BLOGGER Welcome photographer ninja, I hear that you want to know how to start a photography blog. If so, be prepared for a serious brain damage very technical session. Not. Well, setting up a new blog is actually pretty easy these days, and technology has taken a lot of the difficult stuff away. Hooray, you can rest easy, but there is still a pretty frustrating one time setup process. Which is why I have written this guide. To walk you through the setup, plus a lot more. I…

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How to Do Silhouette Photography

SILHOUETTE, THE AGE OLD ART Welcome photo ninja, to this not-so-secret guide on how to do silhouette photography. Silhouettes have been around way before photography, and arguably, first found on cave paintings. But I am pretty sure that our caveman ancestors did not call it “silhouette” back then. It is not until 1759 that silhouette was named after the French finance minister Étienne de Silhouette… in a bad way to depict cheaply made portrait outlines. Sorry France, but history is history. Read more on Wikipedia if you want. Today, silhouette is a well known art form…

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The Quick Start Beginners Photography Tutorial

I GOT A CAMERA, WHAT NOW? Help! I just got a camera and everything is in alien language. I understand the pain, and on top of that, there are too many “photography bibles” out there. Way too much boring technical stuff to read. Which is why I wrote this quick start beginners photography tutorial, where I have compressed everything you need to know to get started fast. Less boring stuff, more fun. That is what I think photography needs to be. But a small awareness that you need to know – Photography is easy to get started with,…

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How To Do Levitation Photography in 5 Ninja Ways

THE MAGIC OF LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY Sadly, human’s cannot fly. Luckily, humans are smart. Welcome to my humble guide on how to do levitation photography, where I will show you guys the magic to make people fly… or at least make it look like so. We shall dive into five methods of doing levitation photography, and only one of them will involve Photoshop. So you purists don’t have to worry too much – this is 80% purist friendly and 4/5 Photoshop free guide. Some sugar added, but no preservatives. Now onto creating your…

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How to Photograph Fireworks Like a Boss : Featuring Singapore NDP Fireworks

SMARTPHONE TO PHOTOGRAPH FIREWORKS? NOT QUITE. YET. Want to learn how to photograph fireworks? The easiest way is to just pull out your smartphone and snap away! All right, enough trolling as a start. Since you are reading this, I am guessing that you want to go “heavy guns” on fireworks. Shoot? Too easy. Now to own it like a boss. WHAT YOU NEED TO PHOTOGRAPH FIREWORKS Smartphone cameras are pretty good, but technology wise, they are not quite there yet. So if you want nice shots of fireworks, you need to…

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The Big Picture : How To Shoot Panorama

PANORAMA IS INVENTED BY A HIPPIE PHOTOGRAPHER. NOT. Before we start the proper lesson on how to shoot panorama, I have an embarrassing confession to make… and it is very important for you guys to know the correct history. Know what? I used to think panorama as “pan-o-rama”, invented by a hippie photographer who wore an artist beret hat and panned a camera around to create an ultra wide photo. Well, I was wrong. I later learnt that Panorama is a Greek word, and it meant wide or “all sight” of that sorts. There is even a city named…

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7 Ways On How To Remove Stuck Lens Filter

REMOVING A STUCK LENS FILTER Help, my lens filter is stuck! Fear not. You are not alone, and this has been a common pain among photographers since the ancient days. To help you remove a stuck lens filter, I have compiled a few methods on how to remove stuck lens filter in this guide. Some of them I have tried and worked really well… and a few of them are just plain dumb. Try it at your own risk. 😛 Before we start with the methods officially, I have a confession to make….

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How to Do IR Photography That Don’t Suck

WELCOME TO INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY Bored of the “regular photography”? Looking to do some interesting alternate photography instead? Then you should totally learn how to do IR photography (infrared photography). If you are unsure how it looks like, here are a few good examples from Flickr. White trees, white grass and a surreal landscape, those are the characteristics of IR Photograph. These are the secrets of the unseen world. But you will need some understanding, and have quite a bit of work to capture this surreal beauty. Which is why I have written this not-so-secret guide to walk you through on…

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How to Do Light Trail Photography

LIGHT TRAIL PHOTOGRAPHY IS FASCINATING Welcome to my humble guide on how to do light trail photography. Back when I started photography, light trail is one of the first subjects that fascinated me. To me, traditional photography has always been capturing “a frame of time” in a photograph… Then came along a “mysterious” photo with long silky light streaks. I had my moment of “how is this possible”, “that is an amazing photo”, and I never knew that photography could do something so interesting. I then started to dig around for more information…

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A Guide to Photography Lens Filters and The Cheap Fantastics

Welcome to my guide on photography lens filters. Where I will introduce some useful filters (physical ones that is) that I think every photographer should have. Also, I will go through some of the fantastic cheap lens filters that I have used before. Add some spice to your photography without burning a hole in the wallet. Why not? But to make this guide more “newbie friendly”, I have to include some explanations on basic things about lens filters. So if you are already an advanced photo ninja, you might want to skip over a few sections below….

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