Noise in your photographs

We all have to make photographs in darker conditions than we might like. This means pushing your ISO higher and incurring the dreaded ‘noise’ in your photographs. It’s something I get asked about a lot during my photography lessons as people tend to worry a lot about this. Below are examples of noise being generated in […]

Adobe Lightroom vs Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom vs Adobe Photoshop

At 25 years of age Adobe Photoshop is rightfully seen as the granddaddy of photo manipulation software. It has been an established ‘go to’ package for longer than its younger sibling, Adobe Lightroom has been alive. Lightroom is barely 10 years old and still learning. Nevertheless it is a vital application in any photographers armoury. […]

RAW vs JPEG

RAW vs JPEG

Speak to any photographer and one of the surest things they’ll tell you is that you must shoot in RAW. All the time. Every time. Period. They may not even be sure why they should be doing it. But a pro they know told them so it must be important. And it is, if you […]

Backing up your photographs

Backing up your photographs

Backing up your photos is one of the most important things to consider if you enjoy photography and want to be able to look back in ten years time at your family holiday and your kids growing up.

Photography in low light situations

Photography in low light situations

As the Summer break approaches many people will be heading for the delights of South East Asia or back home to their loved ones Amongst these delights are of course the myriad temples, wet markets, night markets and street photography which beg our photographic attention. There is just one problem, it’s not very bright in there! The […]

Photographing Singapore – Japanese Cemetery Park

Photographing Singapore – Japanese Cemetery Park

Noodle Photography is always on the look out for the less obvious places to photograph and the Japanese Cemetery Park certainly comes in to that category. It was brought to our attention by one of our students who was keen to shoot there. She was a good judge of location as this was a great find […]

Photographing Singapore – Kampong Glam

In our opinion, Kampong Glam (KG) tends to get rather overlooked in the grand scheme of tourist attractions in Singapore. That’s fine by Noodle Photography, the less tourists, the better the shots. And Kampong Glam is very photogenic, especially when it comes to street photography. Noodle has led some very successful photo-tours in KG with […]

Photographing Singapore – Orchard Rd

In the first of a short series we go exploring places in Singapore to photograph other than just the standard fare of the Merlion, Marina Bay Sands and Sentosa. Sure, great places, great images. But why photograph them if you can just Google them? Wouldn’t you rather make some slightly different photos? So today we […]

Black and White photography challenge – Day 5

The fifth and final day of the black and white challenge takes us to Kep, Cambodia. These villas were once owned by the rich and famous of the French elite but were razed by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s.

Black and White photography challenge – Day 4

Exmoor, Devon, UK. A shaft of early morning light hits the moors creating the perfect chance for a black and white photograph.