5 Top Travel Photography Tips

5 Top Travel Photography Tips

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

If there’s one time of year you’re bound to take photos it’s while on vacation. To turn those picture perfect landmarks and landscapes into postcard worthy photos, here are a few tips and tricks to help you improve your travel photography. 1. Create a photo story Using a series of frames you can create a photo […]

How To ‘Selfie’

How To ‘Selfie’

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

There’s an art to creating the perfect selfie, a simple point and press won’t do, just ask Kim K, the queen of the selfie and all round mirror lover. Kim recently revealed her selfie secrets to online publisher The Daily Mail. Kim’s number one tip was to get in front of a mirror, there’s no […]

Micro Stock Photography — Photos That Sell

Micro Stock Photography — Photos That Sell

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Using Scoopshot to showcase your artistic photography is a good way to be discovered, while protecting your image rights (you keep the copyrights to your photos and videos until the point at which they are sold). If you want to make some moular from your photos, channelling your inner artist isn’t likely to bring in […]

Photography Copyrights Demystified

Photography Copyrights Demystified

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Copyright is a fancy name for ownership, thought up by a wisenheimer legal person, and you don’t need to include the copyright symbol © for copyright to exist. If you take a photo you own it and you have exclusive rights to it (unless you’ve been employed by someone to take that photo), which means no one can reproduce […]

How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse (Safely)

How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse (Safely)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

What’s the most important thing we’re ever told about the sun…? Don’t look directly at it! Just looking at the sun for a few moments can burn the back of your eyes, leading to blindness. When a solar eclipse occurs, even when the majority of the sun is covered by the moon, it is still very […]

Photography Tips: The Golden Hour

Photography Tips: The Golden Hour

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

The ruler of all light and the magic time that makes your photos look all warm and happy. Golden Hour. Golden Hour is the magical time that occurs twice each day, an hour after sunrise and an hour before sunset. Obviously this is dependant on where you are in the world and what season it is. The general rule […]

The Art of Portrait Photography

The Art of Portrait Photography

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Get creative with how you take portrait shots and mix it up a bit! Here are our top tips; 1. Alter your perspective Looking straight on to the subject is totally fine, but it can look a bit, well, dull. So move around, get up high and look down at your subject, or get down […]

Are Brands The New Journalists?

Are Brands The New Journalists?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Welcome to the world of brand journalism, a rapidly growing trend emerging from the growth in digital publishing and social media. Move over traditional publishers, more and more brands are now hiring former journalists to create unique and engaging content for their customers, essentially becoming media companies in their own right. The rise of brand journalism […]

Photograpy Tips – The Rule of Thirds

Photograpy Tips – The Rule of Thirds

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Probably one of the most basic rules of photography, the rule of thirds is the go to technique to improve photo composition. Although rules are made to be broken, it’s best to learn the rules before you break them. Many people break this rule because they simply don’t know about it. Scoopshooter: Omar Velazquez The rule […]

The Low Down on Model Releases

The Low Down on Model Releases

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Advice and Tips | One Comment

Model releases are basically a contract put in place to protect the photographer, the subject, the agency and the end user alike. They don’t need to be a long document, and the few minutes that they take to fill in can save you a whole lot of headache in the long run!Scoopshooter: Omar Velazquez The requirement to sign […]