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The fight with hackers has taken its tole but www.onestopphotoworkshops.com.au has risen again ready to fulfil the dreams and great teaching… never give in, never give up, keep inspiring with your photos. Sorry they got their hands on the site. But we take them down.

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Landscape Photography

Aperture, Aperture what is it?

  Aperture is a very confusing concept that is used by beginning photographers, but when you learn how to use it and how you can create better photographs. You will find that there are simple automatic settings on your camera. The aperture will help bring the subject matter into better view that will help you […]

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Making and Understanding Great Landscape Photos

When people begin photography, one typical question they ask is what makes a great landscape photo and what doesn’t?  Why do some photos jump out and others don’t? Why do professional photographers create great landscapes and how can I do the same? These should be any aspiring photographers thought. We aim to explore these questions. […]

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Landscape Photography

Top 10 Landscape Photography Locations In Australia & Nz

Landscape Photography revolves around the effort passionate photographers make in order to capture and showcase the vast beauty of nature with their cameras. Due to the stillness landscapes have, they were the first photography related subject in the early time of photography, where sensitive materials were pretty slow in comparison to what we have nowadays. […]

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Traveling Photography Best Practices, No Matter Your Style

  Travel and Photography, what a beautiful blend of guilty pleasures. Frankly I get an eerie feeling when I hear photographers saying that they are exclusively “travel photographers”. The reason why this triggers uneasy feelings in my mind, is because I find this statement as a little bit too pretentious for my taste. It is […]

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A Good Companion In Life

  Photography is a beautiful hobby to be a good companion in life no matter in what stage of it you are currently in. As in all disciplines, is very important to have a great guide to introduce you to it. Here at One Stop Photo Workshops we offer One-to-One trainings so you can learn […]

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Capture sharper landscapes (part 2)

by Bob Simpson (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for the Sunshine Coast)   Nail the focus Accurate focusing is fundamental to achieving sharp images….no surprises there! A common selling-point for new camera models is the promise of better and faster auto-focus, with more AF sensor points, new focus-tracking modes, and improved AF performance in low […]

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Capture sharper landscapes (part 1)

by Bob Simpson (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for the Sunshine Coast) Most digital images benefit from some post-capture sharpening. Digital camera sensors and lenses always blur an image to some degree and to correct this, photo-software like Photoshop has a range of sharpening options like unsharp mask, smart sharpen and the high pass filter. […]

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How to photograph landscapes with your iPhone

You don’t need a flashy expensive camera to take some amazing photos. With the right knowledge and some imagination, any camera you have is capable of capturing some great photos together with a little post processing to finish. And there is no more widely used camera today than the iPhone – it is always there […]

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What’s in your bag?

by Bob Simpson (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for the Sunshine Coast) Sitting in camp at Sundown National Park recently after a tiring but satisfying morning photographing the stars from a high ridge, I was prompted (once again) to review the contents of my camera pack. It’s something I’m sure we all do from time […]

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The making of Surviving

by Steven Fudge (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for Brisbane) This lone mangrove has been much photographed over the years by various Brisbane and south-east-Queensland-based based photographers. It holds a certain charm for many and for myself – well, I’m just a sucker for trees in water, dead or otherwise! This one and its brother […]

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The making of Tea Tree Falls

by Bob Simpson (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for the Sunshine Coast) In June this year I spent a few days camping at New England National Park near Armidale in New South Wales. It was only the second time I’d been there, the first being in 2012 when I arrived to a drizzly 4°C in […]

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Stand and deliver, or wander and create?

by Bob Simpson (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for the Sunshine Coast) Are you the kind of landscape photographer who finds a composition and then steadfastly sticks with  your choice and waits for the light to do its stuff? Or do you continually move around looking for alternative perspectives on a scene? I’ve seen this […]

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7 essential pieces of equipment you may not have thought of

By Mel Sinclair (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for Brisbane) Years ago when I started out, I thought I had everything I needed. A camera, a lens, a computer. I was set, ready and rearing to go like a drag racer at the starting line! Little did I know that there’s so much more to […]

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The making of a landscape image – Floating Crumbs

By Mel Sinclair (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for Brisbane) “How lucky are you right now?” my alter ego spoke to me in disbelief. “Seriously! Shake your head, bat your eyelids, yes kiddo, this is real, you are really standing at the edge of a glacial lagoon on the other side of the world!” There […]

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The making of a landscape image – Miners Beach

By Ricardo Da Cunha (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for Melbourne) For a long time the vast majority of my images came as a result of planning. They were born from a pre-visualisation in my head and patience for the right conditions to come together. However these days I must admit I do very little […]

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The making of a landscape image – Granite Bay

by Bob Simpson (One Stop Photo Workshops tutor for the Sunshine Coast) Over the coming months we plan to highlight the work of our photography workshop tutors by posting behind-the-scenes looks at some of their favourite images. Every image we create as photographers is the result of a series of practical, technical and artistic decisions […]

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Aerial Photograph of the Great Barrier Reef by Rod Thomas

Looking for a quick list of Aerial Photography tips?

By Ricardo Da Cunha Keep the following tips handy with you next time you’re fortunate enough to capture some images from the air! 1. Shoot using the following base settings: aperture – f/5.6; shutter speed – 1/800 (set to this using TV priority mode) and set the ISO to whatever is required to achieve the […]

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Are you doing this in your Photography?

By Ricardo Da Cunha   The following 5 tips represent the top 5 things that have helped me the most to develop as a photographer and I continually refer to these to further my development. I hope they too can help you along your own journey.   1. It sounds simple but it’s true; looking […]

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How to Capture Digital Landscape Panoramas

By Ricardo Da Cunha   This next educational blog demonstrates how to shoot and then stitch a panorama image. This first part focuses on what is required when out shooting the panorama where part two will then provide instructions on how to finally stitch the separate images taken to produce the panorama. The advent of […]

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