Author: Govard

Art Photogrenier
  • What Makes a Great Photographer

    Everybody these days has a camera of some sorts or other, probably most have a mobile phone with a camera and shoot snaps of everyday life. For those who enjoy photography and have invested either in a point-to-shoot camera or even a DSLR, then taking photographs is definitely more of a hobby. For these people […]

  • Instantly Recognizable Iconic Photographers – Part 2

    In our 1st part we took a closer look at some of the best-known photographers the world has ever known. Household names such as Annie Leibovitz, Nicholas Samaras, Michael Kenna, Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange have shaped the way we digest images. We will carry on with the theme and explore some of the world’s […]

  • Instantly Recognizable Iconic Photographers – Part 1

    Photography is one of the world’s most enviable arts. Especially so in the case of iconic photographers. It is these photographers that possessed the ability to capture images and bring out the real magic in particular settings. This blog post will take a look at some of the globally recognized iconic photographers, both past and […]

  • Photography Tips for Poker Fanatics

    Taking shots of people sat around a gaming table might well sound like one of the easiest gigs in the world. However, there are thousands of poor quality gaming shots on the internet, so it would seem it isn’t that easy after all. Controlled emotions (they don’t call it poker face for no reason) and […]

  • Is Photography an Art or Science?

    What is the real difference between art and photography? And is there any real difference at all? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary the definition of art is, something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or expresses important ideas or feelings. If we take the Webster view, then photography must be […]

  • The Best Point & Shoot Cameras

    Is the future of the humble Point & Shoot camera really dead? The manufacturers of fancy DSLR cameras and mobile phones would have you believe so. The choice seems to be between the two alternatives already mentioned, if you want to take serious photographs you should use the former, and for quick “snaps” a mobile […]

  • How to Take Landscape Photographs

    Being a photographer is a multi-skilled profession, not only do you have to feel comfortable operating your camera of choice but you also must know all the procedures that have to be followed taking different kinds of photographs. For instance, there is a vast difference taking pictures indoor and outdoor, the same too goes for […]

  • Photography for Beginners

    Photography and the art of taking photos are not the simplest task it once was. Innovations in cameras and technology have taken this once “point and shoot” hobby into a complex industry. Just look at any camera website and a baffling array of sorts and types of cameras will fill your screen. Saying all this, […]

  • The Best DSLR Cameras

    DSLR refers to “digital single-lens reflex”, and differentiates the camera from a camera that has film. The “reflex” design is the most notable difference between this type of camera and other digital cameras. In this design the light travels through the lens, then a mirror and that then sends an image to either a screen […]

  • Photography Through the Ages

    When you look at old photographs and equipment from when photography first started, it is hard to believe the advancements that technology has made. In the first days of film and the big screen, the cameras were almost as large as a mainframe computer, and the photographer had to go through a bizarre ritual of […]