Why Learning About Photography Rocks!

Why Learning About Photography Rocks!

Mar 23, 2012

I don’t tend to do much ‘personal’ posting on the site, as I tend to do more guides/interviews/tips/reviews etc – but I wanted to break that trend today. I’ve been looking back through some of my old photos, and comparing them to my newer ones, and it’s just so apparent how much better my shots have become since starting to...

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Crash Taylor

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Crash Taylor

Mar 4, 2012

I’m really thrilled to have another ‘learn from the experts‘ interview here on LearningTheLight.com, and this time with none other than Crash Taylor, one of the UK’s most inspiring and exclusive wedding photographers. If you’ve followed this site for a while you’ll know that I have the utmost admiration for wedding...

How I Got The Shot: Pregnant Glow

How I Got The Shot: Pregnant Glow

Jan 15, 2012

Camera: Canon 7D Lens: Canon EF-S 17 – 55mm f/2.8 IS USM Aperture: f/8 Shutter Speed: 1/250 sec ISO: 100 Flash: Off-camera flash, using Lastolite Ezybox 24″ x 24″ Softbox Kit and 580 EX II Flash Focal Length: 35 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Post processing: Lightroom 3; increased fill light, slight increase in exposure, added...

Guest Post: Visualization In Photoshop

Guest Post: Visualization In Photoshop

Jan 2, 2012

The following in a guest post by Villian, from Villian Conception. You can also follow Villian on Twitter and Facebook – thanks for your guest article, Villian! Visualizing in Photoshop is a skill that very few learn, it is something that pros do daily.  You must see before you can reveal to your audience.  Visualization in Photoshop is the process of...

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Jordan Weeks

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Jordan Weeks

Dec 7, 2011

I’ve been really lucky this week, and have managed to bag an interview with Jordan Weeks, an incredibly talented sports photographer from the UK. Jordan has been commissioned for photography gigs all across Europe, and he caught my eye last week when I stumbled upon some of his brilliant surf photography – some examples of which are further in this...

The Winners Of Our ‘Proudest Photo’ Competition Are…

The Winners Of Our ‘Proudest Photo’ Competition Are…

Nov 15, 2011

Last month we ran our very first photo competition, asking you to show us your ‘proudest photo’, with your story of how you got the shot. We had lots of entries, and were really impressed with both the quality of the shots, and your accompanying tales – thanks so much to everyone who entered, or who ‘liked’ other people’s...

Join Us On Google Plus!

Join Us On Google Plus!

Nov 9, 2011

This is just a super quick post to say that we’re now on Google+, so why not head over to our page and add us to your...

Win A Canvas Of Your Proudest Photo

Win A Canvas Of Your Proudest Photo

Oct 9, 2011

*** Please note this competition is now over, thank you everyone for your great entries! Full details of the winners will be announced soon *** It’s one thing taking a photo that you’re really happy with, but it’s another to be able to proudly display it on your wall – and that’s what we’re offering in our very first photo...

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Marianne Taylor

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Marianne Taylor

Sep 11, 2011

This week I’ve been lucky enough to interview the fantastic London wedding photographer, Marianne Taylor. Marianne specialises in creative, reportage wedding photography, and her shots instantly drew me in when I came across her website. I really love Marianne’s work, and also admire the way she handles such a busy schedule, but at the same time...