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How To Walk Ben Nevis

The latest Ordnance Survey calculates that our Big Ben is getting even bigger. The most up to date reordered height is at 1,345 metres, a full metre taller than in 1949. As Ben Nevis is a big news topic at the moment we thought that we would put together a How To guide for walking up The Ben. Walking Tips The most popular route to take up the mountain is…

Monday Motivation

Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Be cool! No matter which kind of a photographer you are, first of all, you are a photographer and the purpose of your trip is clear. Forget everything, just focus on your business, in short, light and composition! Read more about our ambassador here.

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Shooting dimly lit areas. Take advantage of the light coming from the windows in indoor shooting! That way, your model will be focused by light and your pose scale will be idealized. But don't forget that a dark background will mislead the pose scale and the exposure compensation button should be set at "minus" values. Use our tips to guarantee the result: either you…

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Use flash effectively. The best night photos can be shot when there is still enough light to shine on the image. If you have an additional light source with you (external Flash or led light etc.) delicate images will be obtained at this dark hour. To do this, it's better you practice before. It's important to catch the balance between the light in the…

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas How to photograph a sunset. The sunset creates a warm and romantic atmosphere. What's important is turning this moment into a right centre of attention and creating a successful composition. It's a good idea to wait for the clouds to block the sun to get rid of the diaphragm spots which will be created by direct sunlight. At these moments you should be fast; light…

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Photograph the people! The clothing and behaviour of people will add color to your photos and will give the sense of different locations and the seasons. Note that the person's mood is very important at the moment you photograph. A short dialogue with them will allow you to reach more accurate pictures. Unless you have a specific reason, set your shooting level according to the…

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Be prepared! Day or night, no matter where it is, in or out of the car, the camera must be with us for every moment and ready to shoot. Do not underestimate the shots you will get from inside the vehicle! You may not be able to capture some moments on the road again. You can miss the opportunities by being busy, so you must…

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Lighten your workload! When placing your equipment in your backpack, review everything one by one. Consider the materials which you used last time and don't bring the ones that you don't really need. I suggest you bring a tele lens with wide angle and varifocal on the side of your camera. You'll find it very helpful if you have a reflector in your bag.…