Have you heard the rule of odds? A photograph with an odd number of objects is apparently more appealing than a photograph with an even number. This week we will test this theory and see where and when it can be broken.Read More
We spend so much time getting our photographs sharp. This week we are going to explore intentionally blurring our photographs.Read More
Analagous colours are adjacent to each other on the colour wheel. This week we are going to explore colour palettes where the colours are very similar.Read More
De-focusing the background is a simple way to create subject isolation. Do you know how to induce this easily?Read More
We are told a photograph needs a full range of tones, every one between black and white. This gives our photographs true depth and feeling. This week we are going to explore the effects of the tonal range of the photograph.Read More
Do you know which lens is your sharpest lens? Do you know what focal length is its sharpest?
Figure it out and lets use it to see what we can do.Read More
The point of power comes to us directly from the world of advertising. Advertisers have to be clued up as to where the best spot in a magazine is to put their advertising. Did you know the price of an advertisement varies based on its location. Back cover is the most expensive. Inside front is cheaper. This week we explore one particular spot in a page. The terminal area.Read More
I find my best work is directly related to my personal passions. My loves.
What do you love to photograph? Is it your best work? Is your favorite work of subjects you are most passionate about?
Do you know what your passionate about photographing?Read More
Dominant Mass is a fantastic compositional device. One that is not talked about or really understood. This week we will explore when it’s dominant mass or not.Read More
Blue is the worlds favourite colour. We explore totally blue compositions and ask what emotions they invoke.Read More
When composing an artwork is often easier to concentrate on other ideas than just the subject. This week we are going to explore creating different quadrants in a composition and creating different corners.Read More
Understanding why your favourite photographs work will help you take better photographs. Yes. It is that simple. The more you analyse your own work and the work of others the better. This week I ask you to sit with one of your own favourite photographs and contemplate why it works for you.Read More
Are you in control of your depth of field. A quick experiment will check your skills. The go on to show us your skills.Read More
There are many great photographs of two objects. Yet we are told in straight composition theory that one or three is better. This weeks exercise explores working with pairs.Read More
You need to know which shutter speeds you can reliably use. The only way to do this is to work them out.Read More
Searching for the tipping point in any visual medium is worthwhile. Spend some time trying to break your compositions, find that very special edge between success and failure.Read More
This exercise is about pushing past the obvious and trying to see more that what initially meets the eye. This exercise will need you to visit a relatively random location.Read More
A dutch angle is a cinematographers technique that skews the horizon at an angle. Explore what intentionally tilting the camera can achieve and how it effects the visual language of a photograph.Read More
In this weekly exercise you will be asked to create photographs in the style of one of your favorite artists, artworks or artistic techniques.Read More
A place to ask questions, and have them answered by Len.Read More