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April 20, 2015

11 Tips to Street Photography Success- Basics of Photography Series Part 11

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  Here at Frames Express one of our favourite forms of photography is street photography. Street photography tends to yield the realest and enchanting captures of individuals and their everyday life. In this month’s Basics of Photography Series, we have created a list of some tips which you can utilise to confidently go out and [...]

March 18, 2015

Panoramic Photography- Basics of Photography Series Part 10

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The new age of smartphones now make panoramas but how do you achieve this same effect but with your trusty DSLR. In this month’s Basics of Photography Series Part 10 we are going to guide you through the steps to achieve the perfect panoramic shot; smartphones today may make panoramas look good but with a [...]

February 26, 2015

Wildlife Photography- Basics of Photography Series Part 9

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It can be an amazing experience even getting a glimpse of some of the world’s best wildlife, and capturing that moment and telling a story years on can only add to it. Whether you are searching to capture your favourite animal in action, delve deeper into the lives of insects or simply want to explore [...]

February 10, 2015

Landscape Photography -Basics of Photography Series Part 8

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We’ve all had those breathtaking landscapes we’ve come across, whether it’s from the top of a mountain, looking over the urban world or at the foot of a river, there are just some points where you can’t help but think- “I wish I had a camera”. In this month’s Basics of Photography Series, we have [...]

January 12, 2015

Cool Things You Can Do With Your Camera- Basics of Photography Series Part 7

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    With the Instagram and editing fashion well underway it can be hard to make your photography look just as interesting as the captures people are getting on their phones and editing through apps. There are however a few tricks/ tips you can do to get some great effects from your standard camera; from [...]

November 26, 2014

The Art of Capturing Light – Basics of Photography Series Part 6

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So the time of year has come when Christmas lights line the streets, days get darker and the world takes on a new glow. With this time of year offering a new challenge in lighting for photographers we thought we would give you some top tips to capture the illuminations which come with this time [...]

August 28, 2014

Taking Great Close-Ups: Basic of Photography Series Part 5



Photography is all about bringing to life and permanently capturing the world around us whether that be people, nature or random objects. Many photographers seek to capture things as they are however many wish to identify and enhance key things around us in ways we wouldn’t normally. One way many photographers capture the world differently [...]

August 5, 2014

A Basic Guide To Photo Editing

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  Back in the dark ages, when photos were shot on film, editing was pretty much left to the professionals and extreme enthusiasts; who had a lot of time, skill and patience. However, in our day and age, with the development of digital cameras and accessible, easy-to-use editing software, anyone with a love for photography [...]

July 16, 2014

5 Tips For Taking Photos in The Sun- Basics Of Photography Series Part 4

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Last month we gave you a basic guide DSLR camera lenses. In this month’s Basics of Photography Series we are going to give you a basic guide to taking photographs in the sun. For many of us, documenting the events of summertime with a camera is an exciting prospect. Whether it’s a Polaroid camera, a [...]

June 27, 2014

The Basics of DSLR Camera Lenses- Basics of Photography Series Part 3

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Last month we gave you a guide to the basic settings you should know for operating your cameras. In this month’s Basics of Photography Series we are going to give you a basic guide to DSLR Camera Lenses. We’ve all been there; whether it’s when looking for an item of clothing, new car or even [...]