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South Downs Photography. Sussex Freelance Landscape Photographer.

Where to focus in landscape photography

Knowing where to focus in landscape photography is important, and it seems to be an issue that many beginning, or even intermediate, photographers struggle with. We usually want everything in our scene to appear sharp, and depth of field is a finite resource, which needs to used skillfully. I’ll try to explain my approach to …

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Landscape Photographer in Sussex. Stanmer Park on South Downs.

How to photograph woodlands & forests

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a woodland, you’ll know that it’s not easy to do it justice in a still image. Woods and forests are visually busy environments. And that often makes carving meaningful compositions out of them a challenge. Moreover, if you try to shoot in direct sunlight, harsh patchy contrast makes things …

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Blue hour in Budapest. Slawek Staszczuk Photography.

What is Blue Hour photography?

I sometimes get confused looks when I ask my audiences, photography workshops guests or just friends interested in photography – do you know what “blue hour” is? I’ll try to explain what it means in this article, as it is one of my favourite lighting scenarios for landscape, especially cityscape, photography. First what Blue Hour …

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