woman's hand turning a wheel. Abstract shallow depth of field

Why Volunteering is a Great Way to Grow as a Photographer

Sometimes it’s fruitful to give away what you are gifted at doing. You never know how much you can truly bless someone or what may come your way as a result of your generosity.


Thai woman and small child with a DSLR camera

Why it’s Important to Have a Good Relationship With Your Camera

Let me encourage you to save some money. Don’t upgrade your camera. Not yet. Not until you really know you have got the most out of it and it really is time to upgrade.


Chiand Mai street scene

Why it’s a Good Idea to Take Lots of Photos

If you are not taking a lot of photos and making a lot of mistakes, you are denying yourself so many opportunities to learn. I’m not meaning to encourage you to go out and blaze away taking photos without thinking. Let me explain …


Two men takling about photography holding DSLR cameras

6 Reasons You Should Hang Out With Other Photographers

I bought my first camera second hand from a friend. Three of us used to go out and take photos together, initially this is how I learned a lot about photography. In this article I share six good reasons it’s beneficial to hang out with other photographers.


Market portrait of a young woman and sausages

How to Use a Small Softbox With Your Flash to Transform Your Portraits

I do not write much about equipment, but now and then I do like to share some about an accessory I love to use. This article is about how to use a small softbox and flash to enhance your portraits.

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7 Questions That Will Help You Decide Which Camera To Buy

I’m often asked for advice by people wanting to buy a new camera. I think many of them expect me to tell them to buy a Nikon, because that’s what I use. But I don’t tell them that.

First I ask a series of questions. Then help them make the choice.

If you’re looking to purchase a new camera and not sure how to make a good decision about it, check out these seven questions that can guide you though the process …

couple with a small camera

Kevin is a contributing writer for Digital Photography School website. This article is published there.


food vendor in Istanbul

How to be Better Prepared for Your Next Photo Shoot

Kevin is a contributing writer for Digital Photography School website. This article is published there.

Being well prepared for a photography project can make the biggest difference to the number of good quality images you return home with. Whether you’re interested in street, event, travel or any other genre of photography being prepared for the task is essential to your success. Here’s some solid tips to help you to be better prepared …

food vendor in Istanbul


Hmong man riding an unpowered kart

5 Key Elements that Directly Impact the Quality of Your Photography

Kevin is a contributing writer for Digital Photography School website. This article is published there.

So much is written and so many videos are made about making great photos and how you can improve your craft, but what is a good photo? What makes some pictures better than others?

I’ve written an article to take a look at five elements essential to great photos.

There’s two versions – the short and the long.

Hmong man riding an unpowered kart


How to Use a Reflector to Improve Your Natural Light Portraits

Kevin is a contributing writer for Digital Photography School website. This article is published there.

Through teaching our photography workshops here in northern Thailand I have learned there’s four mistakes people commonly make that hinder their photographic development. As you learn to avoid these four things you can advance more quickly to becoming a more creative photographer and find greater enjoyment in using your camera.

fishermen on Inle Lake, Myanmar, at sunrise


fishermen on Inle Lake, Myanmar, at sunrise

How To Avoid 4 Photography Mistakes That Will Hinder Your Development

Kevin is a contributing writer for Digital Photography School website. This article is published there.

Through teaching our photography workshops here in northern Thailand I have learned there’s four mistakes people commonly make that hinder their photographic development. As you learn to avoid these four things you can advance more quickly to becoming a more creative photographer and find greater enjoyment in using your camera.

fishermen on Inle Lake, Myanmar, at sunrise