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Author: Michael O'Connell

Don't blame me if you missed a great photo opportunity

Don’t Blame Me If You Missed A Great Photo Opportunity

You missed a great photo opportunity and you think I’m to blame. I told you that would never work, being a photographer without a proper camera will never work. A smartphone can work, but you must have it with you and accessible all the time. It’s no good at home charging, in your zipped pocket, or talking to you. Off course it does work occasionally, but then everything works occasionally.

You should always try to enjoy photography

You Should Always Try To Enjoy Photography

Learn To Enjoy Your Photography
Whatever you want to do or achieve with your photography, one thing you should do is enjoy it. No matter what hobby or career you have, if you’re happy doing it, you will enjoy it. However, if you don’t like what you do, it will just be an unpleasant chore. The more you enjoy your photography, in all probability the better you will become at it.

When the ocean race came to Galway

When The Ocean Race Came To Galway

When Something Special Comes To Town
The Volvo Ocean Race, which takes place over seven or eight months, stopped over in Galway in 2009. It’s a gruelling yacht race which travels Eastwards around the World every few years. The Ocean Race was first held in 1973-74, and has been completed thirteen times to date. Initially it was held every four years, then moved to every three years, but has gone back to four again.

7 Photography courses for excellent results

7 Photography Courses For Excellent Results

Improve Your Photography By Taking A Course
Your ability and enjoyment can increase immensely when you undertake to learn photography online. I’ve listed very good online photography courses here. If you would like to learn photography or any specific aspect of photography, you’ll find a suitable course here. There’s a mixture of comprehensive all encompassing courses and short targeted courses.

12 great photographic projects to challenge you

12 Great Photographic Projects to Challenge You

Challenge Yourself With Your Camera
Try these twelve great photographic projects, and see how much will they challenge you. Some are short ones that won’t take long you long to complete. Others should take you longer, but they should all be enjoyable and fun. There’s a lot of variety in this group of projects which should keep them interesting.

Quick and easy sunset photo editing

Quick And Easy Sunset Photography Editing

How Real Is A Sunset Photograph
Sunset photography editing. I’m going to edit a photograph but I’m only going to use one tool, the curves tool. With it you can take an average sunset photograph, and tone it up, darken it, or down, to lighten it. With some practice and experimentation you can end up with some awesome sunset photography.

Your New Year photography wish list

Your New Year Photography Wish List

Photographic Items You Might Like
New Year photography wish list, have you compiled one yet? Another year is slipping by fast and another NewYear is just around the corner. It’s always a time to think about doing something new, or giving a new impetuous to an old pursuit. As a photographer there’s always something different to dedicate some effort to, like a year long photo challenge. There may be some new photo gear that you will add to your photography wish list.

Photograph something black on a black background

Photograph Something Black On A Black Background

Photograph Coloured Items
On a background of the same colour. Photographing something black on a black background, or likewise with a different colour sounds a bit ridiculous. It’s a lot of fun to assemble and photograph some items, and a background, all of the same colour. You’re going to finish with a uniformly coloured canvas, but you will, or should, have a normal enough photograph.

The resources I use everyday in my work

The Resources I Use Everyday In My Work

Photographic Resources I Use
In the course of my work, mainly taking photographs and blogging, I use resources, both hardware and software. Some of them are essential, and others I find make life easier and nicer when I use them. Anything that makes work and life easier is to be welcomed and cherished.
Even work is nicer when you mix in a little pleasure.

How to make a mirror photograph

How To Make A Mirror Photograph

Photo Project, Make A Mirror Photograph
In this project you’re going to make a mirror photograph. What I call a mirror photograph is one where one half is an exact copy of the other half. However the halves are beside each other, but one is reversed. A mirror photograph can be the left side and the right side of a photograph. It can also be the top half and the bottom half of an image. The important thing is that one half mirrors the other exactly.