What the Heck is Bokeh?

It's that time of year when there are lots of twinkly lights about and people mention getting some bokeh in their photographs. Are you thinking "What the heck is this bokeh thing?"? Well I can tell you, and give you some tips on how to achieve it.

Bokeh is where specks of light in the background of a photograph are blurred out into shapes or circles. All of the photos below were taken in front of Christmas tree lights.

Choose a Photographer Who You Get on With

Out of all of your wedding suppliers, your wedding photographer is the one person who you will see for almost the whole wedding. They will be interacting with your guests and putting you into poses so it's essential that you feel absolutely comfortable with them. They make take fantastic photographs but if they are going to get on your nerves all day then that could spoil your wedding day.

Don't Forget to Back Up Your Holiday Photos

As we get towards the end of the school holidays, most people will have been on their summer holidays. If you're like me, you will have taken lots of photos of your lovely time away. But you don't want to leave all of those photos on your camera or phone to be forgotten. Here are a few tips for managing your holiday photos.

1. As soon as you have transferred your pictures onto your computer, make a second folder of them.

Why Choose a Professional Product Photographer?

You have amazing products that you want to sell fast. You have social media accounts that you can advertise your beautiful products on free of charge. You have a pretty decent phone camera that you can use to photograph your products free of charge. So why would you pay for a professional product photographer?

1. A professional photographer will have lighting and backgrounds that will enhance your products and make them look amazing.

Top 3 Tips on Posing for Your Wedding Photographs

Today I want to talk about tips on posing for your wedding photographs. A lot of couples may never have had a professional photo shoot before their wedding day. It can be quite daunting if you're not sure what to expect. I always say the key to anything with your wedding photographer is communication. Ask questions and make sure the photographer talks to you and asks you questions about what you're expecting and hoping to get from your wedding photography.

Why You Should Order Printed Photographs

With the advent of digital cameras in the last 10 years or so, I have seen a shift in ordering habits. Where negatives were never sold, it's now the norm for digital files to be offered for sale to customers. I offer this to customers and include a free photo book with the wedding photography and images only package because I want the couple to have something printed straightaway. I don't know how many couples go away thinking they'll make an album themselves and then never get round to it.