October 9, 2019

A social photography walk

It’s always good to remember that most photography is for social reasons.

October 2, 2019

Long Exposure Noise Reduction – what is it?

Does your camera take a while to process after taking a long exposure? That’s Long Exposure Noise Reduction. What is it and do you need it?

September 25, 2019

Seascape Photography Workshop

Improve your landscape and seascape photography skills by attending an Edinburgh Photography Workshop session

September 18, 2019

Exposing with a Graduated Filter

When do you need to use a graduated filter and what’s the right one to use?

September 11, 2019

5 ways to keep photography creative

Bad weather or photographers block doesn’t need to stop you from being creative.

September 4, 2019

Capture movement by panning

Using a slower shutter speed and panning can give a sense of movement

August 28, 2019

Worldwide Photo Walk Edinburgh

Come and join a free Photo Walk through Edinburgh's streets

August 21, 2019

Will Lightroom PNG update make your photos Ping?

Adobe Lightroom 8.4 update has added the functionality to output files as a PNG file. Does it improve your social media posts?

August 14, 2019

Lightroom Previews

Speed up your editing process and save disk space with Lightroom previews?

August 7, 2019

Why does ISO noise happen?

Why does high ISO noise happen and how do you remove it?

July 31, 2019

A Fair Day’s Pay for Photographers

What should a photographer be paid as a fair day's pay?

July 24, 2019

Two camera bag strategy

An ideal solution to protecting your cameras by using two bags

July 17, 2019

Photography Stop explanation

Some of the language used in photography is confusing. What exactly is a stop?

July 10, 2019

Kase Filter Trial

A comparison of the Kase Wolverine Filter System and Lee Filters

July 3, 2019

Freeze and Blur with Shutter Speed

Using a different shutter speed can blur or freeze motion in your subjects.

June 26, 2019

Framing Photographs

Owner of Dundas Street Framers, Mark Bowman, chats about photography and the importance of photographs in a frame

June 19, 2019

Highlands & Skye Private Tour

A photographic journey of the Western Highlands and Isle of Skye

June 12, 2019

Lightroom version options

What’s the difference between Lightroom, Classic and Mobile version?

June 5, 2019

Photographing Scotland Book review

Find great locations throughout Scotland with a great book

May 29, 2019

Sync modes for flash photography

Changing the sync modes on your flash can give creative results

May 22, 2019

Texture Control in Lightroom Classic

The latest update of Lightroom Classic has added a brand new feature, Texture Control.

May 15, 2019

White Balance – what is it?

The temperature of light can change the look and feel of your photographs

May 8, 2019

Headshot lighting with two lights

Create a professional looking headshot with just 2 lights

May 1, 2019

Isle of Skye – Photo Guide – Part 3

The final part of a photographers guide to the Isle of Skye

April 24, 2019

Isle of Skye – Photo Guide – Part 2

A photographers guide to some familiar and not so familiar locations on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

April 17, 2019

Isle of Skye – Photo Guide – Part 1

A photographers’ guide to some familiar and not so familiar locations on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

April 10, 2019

Back-up strategy for photographers

Look after your photographs by having a strong back-up strategy.

April 3, 2019

Star Trail Photography

Shoot and process a star trail image

March 27, 2019

Photo Mechanic V6

The tool most press photographers use, Photo Mechanic, has just got seriously better.

March 20, 2019

Photography Show 2019

Birmingham’s NEC played host to the UK’s largest gathering of photography suppliers, The Photography Show 2019

March 13, 2019

Weather forecasting for landscapes

Whether or not to head out at the weekend is always a challenge – which is the best weather service?

March 6, 2019

Photography Apps you need

Eleven photography apps for your mobile device that will help you get better photos

February 27, 2019

Collections in Lightroom

Bring your best images together without using valuable disk space

February 20, 2019

Photography skills development

A conversation with Edinburgh Photography Workshop client, Sally Anderson

February 13, 2019


What’s the best format for shooting on your camera?

February 6, 2019

Shortcuts to faster editing

Getting to know keyboard shortcut codes will speed up your Lightroom editing

January 30, 2019

Choosing the right tripod

There are hundreds of different tripods on the market – which is best for you?

January 23, 2019

Filling the Frame – Composition Part 5

Make the subject of your photo front and centre by filling the frame

January 16, 2019

Negative Space – Composition Part 4

How to produce a better balance to your pictures by using the space around the subject

January 9, 2019

Symmetry – Composition Part 3

Finding symmetry in your shots helps to give a graphic design feel to your images

January 2, 2019

Leading Line – Composition Part 2

Guide your viewers to see what made you take a photograph

December 26, 2018

Rule of Thirds – Composition Part 1

Where you put things in your shot is just as important as good exposure

December 19, 2018

Lightroom Workflow Improved

The latest update from Adobe to Lightroom CC Classic has improved the way you work

December 12, 2018

Christmas gifts photographers want

Here are the Christmas gifts photographers would love to find in their stockings this Christmas.

December 5, 2018

Photopills 2.9 Update

A great enhancement to the planner in Photopills

November 28, 2018

Colour Pop Photographs

How to achieve the Schindler’s List effect of a colour pop.

November 21, 2018

Black Friday 2018 Photography Deals

Some of the best Black Friday photography deals available in the UK

November 14, 2018

Ultimate Lens Hood Review

Ever struggled taking photographs through glass?

November 7, 2018

Metering Modes – when to use them

How to get better results in high contrast scenes

October 31, 2018

Keep it clean

A daily cleaning routine to keep your camera and lenses in top shape.

October 24, 2018

HDR – Expanding the dynamic range

Using High Dynamic Range can let your camera ‘see’ what you can

October 17, 2018

Dramatic Portrait Lighting

Create a really dramatic hero shot on one of those dreary winter days

October 10, 2018

Seascape Workshop on the Forth

Take better seascape photos by joining the Forth coastline Landscape & Seascape workshop

October 3, 2018

Light-trails that will stand out

Impressive light-trails that make your night-time images look stunning

September 26, 2018

Light up your photography

The low down on one of the most important tools in a landscape photographers kit

September 19, 2018

6 ways to avoid a photo-disaster

Disasters can strike at any time so here are a few common photography school-boy errors to avoid so you get brilliant photographs

September 12, 2018

Photo-tour – Scottish Landscapes Day 2

Concluding post on a recent two-day private photo-tour

September 5, 2018

Photo-tour – Scottish Landscapes Day 1

First of two posts on a recent two-day private photo-tour

August 29, 2018

Blue Hour – make your night photos ping

Shoot in the blue hour to get fabulous night-time images

August 22, 2018

Dust spot spotting and cleaning

How to find dust spots in your photos and fix them

August 15, 2018

ND Filter choice – where does it stop?

Why do I need more than one filter?

August 8, 2018

Lightroom – Where are my files?

A look at how Adobe’s Lightroom organises your files and catalogues

July 31, 2018

Metadata copyright protection

Gain protection of your copyright by adding metadata - part 2

July 24, 2018

Watermark your photographs

Stopping your pictures from being stolen – part 1

July 17, 2018

Filter magic

Slow down time; increase dynamic range and see through water

July 12, 2018

Expose to the right

How to get better, sharper photos

June 30, 2018

No GPS, No Problem

If your camera doesn’t have GPS you can still track where you’ve snapped

June 24, 2018

Namibia Part Two

Second of two posts that look at photographing in Namibia. Part 2 – photography tour

June 17, 2018

Milky Way – Shooting and Processing

Photograph and process the milky way in Adobe Lightroom

June 9, 2018

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Edinburgh Photography Workshop gains TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2018

May 28, 2018

Namibia – First Time Around

First of two posts that look at photographing in Namibia. Part 1 - personal tour

May 13, 2018

Hunt out the light

Using the key ingredient in photography to improve your pictures

May 5, 2018

The Truth about Depth of Field

Why we shouldn’t get obsessed with aperture to change depth of field.

April 28, 2018

Edit in twenty seconds

Take great looking images and spend less time on your computer with this handy 20-second edit

April 21, 2018

Back Button Focus

The hidden feature that guarantees sharper photographs

April 15, 2018

Panorama photographs – Capture to print

How to take great panorama images and then get them ready to be printed

April 7, 2018

A rule of thirds that should be broken

Why understanding hyperfocal distance will make your photographs sharper from front to back.

March 31, 2018

Black is Black, White is White (or is it?)

Getting the exposure right when shooting things that are black or white

February 12, 2018

Landscapes and Seascapes on the Forth

Sunrise to sunset along the banks of the Forth River with Edinburgh Photography Workshop

October 30, 2017

Something Old, Something New

Edinburgh Photography Workshop partners with the Arienas Collective to bring the #1 Rated workshop for beginners to Edinburgh's Georgian New Town

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