Pro-photographer J. Tyge O’Donnell – This is Vegas Baby

Pro-photographer J. Tyge O’Donnell – This is Vegas Baby

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

As part of our amateur to pro series we spoke to J. Tyge O’Donnell. He was inspired to pick up a camera by his father who, by the time he came along, was a retired World War II Marine Combat photographer, best known for his post-atomic photographs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. So Tyge, tells us a bit about yourself! What […]

The Perils of Street Photography

The Perils of Street Photography

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Street photography largely involves capturing candid situations in public places. The essence of street photography is to capture moments as they happen and, as such, street photographers try to remain as inconspicuous as possible to allow for these scenes to unravel in a natural way. One way street photographers manage to do this is by changing what […]

Back To Basics…Photography Tips For Beginners

Back To Basics…Photography Tips For Beginners

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We’d all like to be able to just pick up a camera and take amazing photographs, but it doesn’t always turn out like that. So to give you a bit of a helping hand, we’ve put together these very simple and easy tips to get your basic photography skills off the ground. After nailing this, you […]

Why brands should make the most of UGC

Why brands should make the most of UGC

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

User generated content (UGC) is pretty much what it says on the tin. It is content created by real people, as opposed to marketers or journalists, it is a fresher way to engage people with products, ideas or whatever it is your marketing. When done successfully, UGC helps brands expand their following, encourage customer loyalty and, […]

5 Common Smartphone Photography Mistakes

5 Common Smartphone Photography Mistakes

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | One Comment

1. No Subject This sounds simple, but the lack of a clear subject or something to draw the eye in will just lead to an average photo, without much interest. Be it a person, a tree, or a mountain make sure you have something to draw the eye in! Scoopshooter: Sarah Kermanshahi 2. Poor composition You […]

Social Media 411: Who Owns Your Images?

Social Media 411: Who Owns Your Images?

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

As Yahoo Inc, Flicker’s owner, starts selling canvased prints from photos uploaded to the site (with all profits being kept by Yahoo), it brings into question who owns the rights to these images? We all do it. When the endless list of policies pops up, asking you to agree to the terms and conditions, we […]

How to Take Cat Selfies

How to Take Cat Selfies

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | One Comment

DANGER. Cute cat photo overload alert, read on at your own risk… Cats rule the internet. Apparently mesmerised by cute cat videos, people search ‘cats’ on Google more than 30 million times per month, while ‘Kim Kardashian’ receives a mere 11 million searches. Scoopshooter: Константин Костенко At Scoopshot we appreciate a good cat photo or video when we see […]