Paris Under the Snow is a Winter Wonderland

Paris Under the Snow is a Winter Wonderland

Growing up in Australia, snow is a big deal for me. It always has been. Before I race out the door, throwing myself down the stairs to try and be the first to catch a snowflake on my tongue, there are a few precautions I undertake. Follow my tips for shooting in the snow in Paris and join me on an adventure through a winter wonderland.

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Photography 101: Framing

Photography 101: Framing

If you put a box around something, people will want to look inside; It is one of the fundamental rules of photography, although, rules are meant to be broken. You do not need to consciously think about the law of gravity each time you go for a walk, although knowing it exists explains why your feet stay on the ground. 

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You don't need a new camera

You don't need a new camera

To be honest, asking a photographer which camera they shot an image with is about as offensive as asking an author which pencil they wrote with. I went shooting with my 20-year-old film camera the other day and brought home some fantastic images that hold up to the most modern digital cameras of today. So you need to ask yourself, do you really need a new camera?

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How to Shoot Fireworks

How to Shoot Fireworks

I have had a few people ask me to spill some of my secrets about shooting fireworks after seeing my Bastille Day images, so I thought I would divulge what I know to help you get the best from your fireworks wherever in the world you might be celebrating them. It is not an exact science, as every display is different, and even within the same show things will change, but I will set down the foundations from where you can start to play.

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Best place to photograph Notre-Dame de Paris

Best place to photograph Notre-Dame de Paris

Long before the Eiffel Tower dominated the Paris skyline, there was another building synonymous with the City of Love, Notre-Dame de Paris. The Medieval Catholic Cathedral is the city's most celebrated and photographed church buildings. But where is the best place to photograph of Notre-Dame? We've scouted the area to give you the best views from every angle so you are sure to get the best image of Notre-Dame.

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How to make a time-lapse video

How to make a time-lapse video

What would happen if we took one photo every minute, and then played them back at 25 frames per second? The result would be a magnificent hyper-realistic compression of time. We call this a time-lapse, and I've created a video that will explain all the steps you need to know so you can make your very own. 

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