Photographing Trafalgar Square at Christmas

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We are excited about Christmas and know that it has arrived when we are photographing in Trafalgar Square. Here the Norwegian Christmas tree dominates Trafalgar Square and even makes the Landseer Lions look tiny!  To photograph this subject we teach our students about backlighting.  If we take the shot on an average exposure the tree and the rest of the … Read More

How To Photograph Fireworks

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Learning how to photograph fireworks can be a lot of fun. There is an amazing opportunity to use long, slow exposures to create beautiful light trails bursting with colour. Practice.  If you have never photographed at night practice using your camera in the dark before the fireworks display. This will give you time to get used to using your camera … Read More