Overcoming the photographer’s block

THE CREATIVE PAIN From time to time, authors hit the wall and suffer the writer’s block. Artists suffer the same block, not knowing what to draw next. So do photographers suffer from a photographer’s block? Well, as far as it goes, the answer is yes for me. I have at least hit the wall for a couple of times. I have watched a ton of YouTube tutorials, and still not know how to bring my photography to “the next level”. Tried a bunch of different things, and everything just seem to go wrong. There…

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How to Do Light Trail Photography

INTRODUCTION 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…

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How To Do Levitation Photography in 5 Ninja Ways

INTRODUCTION THE MAGIC OF LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY 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. Sadly, human’s cannot fly. Luckily, humans are smart. 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…

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7 Ways On How To Remove Stuck Lens Filter

INTRODUCTION 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. 😛       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Methods that work…

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How to Start a Spanking Photography Blog

INTRODUCTION THE ROAD TO BLOGGING Welcome photographer ninja. I hear that you want to know how to start a photography blog – This guide will walk you through everything that you need to know. From how to setup a blog, to writing content, to generating traffic. I will also give you some ideas on how to monetize your blog, bring in some extra cash. So whenever you are ready – read on!       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview The game plan Section A Setting up the blog Section B Writing content Section C Generating…

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How to Choose a Camera Lens

INTRODUCTION WHICH CAMERA LENS IS SUPER EFFECTIVE? Welcome to my guide on how to choose a camera lens. There are hundreds are lenses in the world now – It is no wonder people get so lost in choosing a camera lens. Good for you rich people, you can just “gotta buy em all”. As for the rest of us poor folks, we have to choose one super effective lens, and stick with it for a long time. So this is what the guide is all about, helping you to choose a good lens. A small…

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How to Choose a Digital Camera

INTRODUCTION DIGITAL AND ANALOG? THE CONFUSING CAMERA WORLD Welcome to my guide on how to choose a digital camera. Before we start, you should be aware that there is something called “digital camera” and “analog camera” these days. Just what are those!? Well, it’s all a part of history. “Analog cameras” simply mean the traditional film and mechanical cameras, while “digital cameras” are the more modern electronic cameras that use memory cards instead. So please take note – This guide is about helping you to choose a digital camera. Not that analog cameras are…

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How to Photograph Fireworks Like a Boss

INTRODUCTION SMARTPHONE TO PHOTOGRAPH FIREWORKS? Want to learn how to photograph fireworks? While the easiest way is to just pull out your smartphone and snap away, smartphone camera technologies are just not quite there yet. Since you are reading this, I am guessing that you are serious about getting awesome photos of fireworks. So I have written this guide to help you go “heavy guns” on fireworks. Shoot? Too easy. Now own it like a boss.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Gear Requirements Section B Homework Section C Preparation Section D How…

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22 Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

INTRODUCTION TO ERR IS HUMAN Hello and welcome to a post about photography mistakes to avoid – Everything from embarrassing to fatal mistakes. Yes, everyone makes mistakes and no one is perfect. Noobs, hobbyists, professionals and even seasoned masters. It does not matter who, as long as you are human, you will not be spared of misses. But are there times where you just wish you have not done those silly things? This post is exactly the list of stupid stuff that I have done before as a clueless newbie, and these are the…

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Step-by-Step Guide On How To Do HDR Photography

  HDR IS A KNOWN BUT UNKNOWN FEATURE? Welcome to a guide on how to do HDR photography. HDR is everywhere these days, but just what is it!? You might have seen a “HDR mode” on smartphones and certain cameras, maybe even heard people say “try to use HDR, it is better”. Why are people using it, but not even knowing what it is? This is the very reason why I wrote this guide – To walk you right through the mysteries of HDR. To get you one step ahead of the game,…

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