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Dawn Over Vejer de la Frontera

Dawn Over Vejer de la FronteraVejer Bursting With History

Vejer de la Frontera is a hilltop town in Andalucía in the south of Spain. It is located around 10 km inland from the coast and 200m above sea level. As the town is perched on a rocky hill, it is easy to see the Atlantic Ocean and even on a clear day Africa in the distance.

Pink Sky Over Freshwater Beach

Pink Sky Over Freshwater

Canon 5DMkIII with Canon 24mm 1.4L @ ISO200, f16, 10sec

It’s been a while since I last blogged, so I thought it was time to post another post! In the past I have given tips about photography and explained about camera settings etc. Now I am going to start to tell you about the photos I have taken and how I took them. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

9 Reasons Some People Always Take Incredible Pictures

Do you ever get the feeling that some people always take incredible photos? How is that possible and why can’t my photos be like that too. There are many reasons why some people always take good photos. Below I have a list of some of the many characteristics good photographers have in common.

Newport Sunset

How to Create Light Trails

Photography is an art form that allows you to create images with the camera that your eye can’t recreate naturally. Light, distance and time can be manipulated to create images that look dreamlike. There are many different techniques that can help you achieve your creative goals. One of these techniques that is most satisfying and fun to do is creating light trails. This is a technique that is not at all difficult and can produce fascinating images.

Light Trails at la Puerta Del Sol Madrid

Light Trails at la Puerta Del Sol, Madrid. This was a 10 second exposure with the camera mounted on top of a tripod to eliminate camera shake.

When To Be Open And When To Be Closed?

In photography the terms to be ‘open’ or to be ‘closed’, don’t refer to a photographer’s personality! What these terms refer to are the settings the photographer uses on a camera when taking the photo. But to be more specific, these terms refer to the setting of the lens, its aperture. Understanding this is the key to getting better results when taking your next photo.

Maca

A wide open aperture of f/2 has drawn the viewer’s attention to the main subject and made the background appear out of focus. This is the use of a shallow depth of field, often used in portrait photography.

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