Natural Light Techniques

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When I first started doing professional photography about twenty years ago, one of my rather strict mentors banned me from using my flashlight in all but exceptional circumstances such as using fill-in flash with a backlit subject. I struggled with this concept until I realised how powerful using available light can be, enhancing your creativity […]

by Dave 3 February 2015 Wildlife Photography Read the full article →

How to Master Point-and-Shoot

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Although professional cameras offer an array of options that assist in mastering a photo or video shoot, your own skills can contribute significantly to making the most of point-and-shoot cameras. And let’s face it, sometimes these are the most appropriate equipment, like when you’re relaxing on holiday. On a recent ski trip to Livigno in […]

by Naomi 3 February 2015 Insight & Tips Read the full article →

Valentine Special

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Since February is traditionally the month of love, we’ve decided to share the love with our clients, by offering a Valentine Special of 20% discount off any OV&P Studio photo shoot booked during February 2015. Whether you’re looking for an unforgettable gift to spoil your significant someone, a beautiful bonding memory for your family, personal […]

by Naomi 2 February 2015 Portraiture Read the full article →

2014 SA Best Photographic Blog

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BIG NEWS . . . we’re so happy to share that our site has been chosen as the 2014 SA Best Photographic Blog! This is particularly special in light of our esteemed company in this category of the SA Blog Awards, with runner-up Ranger Diaries having won both this category and the SA Best Environmental […]

by Naomi 2 February 2015 Insight & Tips Read the full article →

Value of Original Blog Pics

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It’s quite intuitive to understand that blogging provides you with a means to share insight, information and inspiration that offers value to your readers (be they clients, associates, friends or family) and helps to build the relationship between you by welcoming them into the experience of your personal or business brand. Less obvious is the […]

by Naomi 6 January 2015 Insight & Tips Read the full article →

New Year Resolutions

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Frankly, changing your life forever takes total commitment and big balls. There is no magic dust that appears at midnight on 31 December every year. That is the stuff of idle promises that don’t have a hope of making a difference. Of course intentions are good, like gym five times a week, quitting smoking, only […]

by Dave 6 January 2015 Insight & Tips Read the full article →