Technique Archives - Brian Parkes Photography

category: Blog, Photography
Low Key Portrait at Home Tutorial
02 12 2017

Low Key Portrait at Home Tutorial

This is a simple low key portrait at home tutorial focussing on how to shoot a simple low key portrait, at home, with the minimum of equipment. A Decent Low Key Portrait Room We don't all have the luxury of our own studio. I...

category: Blog, Photography
Nikon D3200 Lens Calibration
01 29 2016

Nikon D3200 Lens Calibration

Nikon D3200 lens Calibration This post is about how you can perform a D3200 lens calibration. A little while back I bought a Nikon D3200 as a lightweight alternative for my 'professional' gear when I wanted good quality, but...

category: Blog, Photography
Off-Camera Flash
05 05 2015

Off-Camera Flash

Photography at its heart is all about light. If you have flat light, you get a flat picture. Flash mounted on the camera's hot-shoe, unless bounced off a nearby wall is always flat. By taking the flash off the camera and placing...

category: Blog, Photography, Portrait
Taking Better Family Photos Cheaply
03 11 2015

Taking Better Family Photos Cheaply

Taking Better Family Photos There are very few of us who look back a our family albums and wish we had taken less pictures over the years. Sometimes we take good pictures, sometimes average, but taking better family photos is in...