Sicily's Photographic Wild West - My Photography Travels

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The silence was deafening and the cicadas seemed to fall silent in memory of better times. As I looked around I could almost hear the echoes of life that once rolled through these streets. I felt like a tourist in someone else’s reality. If I could recommend one place for photographers and non-photographers alike, then this is it.

Joby Pro Sling Camera Strap Review

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When we think about camera accessories, I’ll admit that camera straps are not the first gadget that spring to mind, but there a couple of reasons I’m such a big advocate of aftermarket straps.

Using Your DSLR Video 9 Tips

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Altough video functionality on Digital SLR's has been with us for a while now, many photographers were initially sceptical of it’s usefulness. However over the last number of years DSLR's have gained more ground and are being used by everyone from big budget productions like, House and The Tudors, to a generation of youtubers and vimeo users. While many of us have yet to dip our toes into any form of video production, those of us that have are often surprised by the attention to detail and intricate nuances that good production value requires.

Iceland & The Northern lights with Dublin Photography School

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On October 23rd a group of eager photographers boarded a 7.20am flight and were Iceland bound. Iceland is known as the ‘Land and Fire and Ice’ making it a perfect destination for a photography break.

More Travel Photography Tips

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When going walkabout in a city, make sure your shooting in TV, S, SP mode and try set your shutter speed to about 1/640 this will insure that you will be able to freeze about 95% of your shots, and catch them sharp.

ND grad filters explained - How to use ND grad filters

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If used correctly, the ND Grad Filter is one of the most useful and versatile filters you will ever use. If you are serious about your landscape photography then they are an absolute must. Some of the most stunning and creative images are created with using these filters. Learning to use them is one of the key steps to becoming a good landscape photographer.

Practical Photography Course in Kilfane Glen & Waterfall with Dublin Photography School

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Load up your photography kit bag and your comfy walking shoes and join us as we head down the country to Kilfane Glen and Waterfall. Kilfane is a picturesque paradise with a waterfall tumbling it's way to a rushing stream and woodland paths…

Photography Holidays Ireland - Copper Coast Tour

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Waterford’s stunning Copper Coast – A Photographers Playground!ImageJust east of Dungarvin, lies one of the most spectacular coastline in Ireland known as the Copper Coast. It comprises some 20 miles of stunning coastline, and it will give…

A simple guide when & where to use ISO on your camera!

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A simple guide when & where to use ISO on your camera! I could write a massive article detailing the effects of gain signal and noise distribution based on sensor type and size or instead I could just give you a cheat sheet and layman’s…