Camera Gear Archives - Click Love Grow

Bronwyn Pickering is a graduate of the Click Love Grow Advanced Photography Course, who recently launched her business Essie + Elsie, based in Mildura in Australia. If that’s too far from you, wipe your tears… Bronwyn will travel! Get in touch via her site and ask the question. So onto the good stuff… Bronwyn uses […]

Four Generations ~ by Bronwyn Pickering

Are you ready to finally learn how to create beautiful blurry background photos? Many times you’ll see the advice that you need a fancy new lens to achieve this look… Or maybe you’ve had this experience in the past: You’re ready to shoot a close up portrait with a gorgeous blurry background. Your subject is […]

Blurry Background Photos Even with your Kit Lens

Are you ready to finally learn how to create beautiful blurry background photos? Many times you’ll see the advice that you need a fancy new lens to achieve this look… Or maybe you’ve had this experience in the past: You’re ready to shoot a close up portrait with a gorgeous blurry background. Your subject is […]

Blurry Background Photos Even with your Kit Lens

One of the most common questions people ask when getting started in photography and want to expand on their beginner’s kit is “what lens should I buy next?” There’s no easy answer…  there’s so many options!  Why on earth isn’t there just one lens that can do it all? (no really, why? lol…) Lenses vary […]

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Buying New Lenses

  Wide angle lenses are the queens of distortion! They will stretch, elongate, and generally exaggerate the size of objects through the viewfinder. The cause of the distortion is that the lens is shaped in a way that allows it to include more in the frame than the eye naturally sees…  it squeezes in extra […]

8 Tips to Create Art using Lens Distortion

  Wide angle lenses are the queens of distortion! They will stretch, elongate, and generally exaggerate the size of objects through the viewfinder. The cause of the distortion is that the lens is shaped in a way that allows it to include more in the frame than the eye naturally sees…  it squeezes in extra […]

8 Tips to Create Art using Lens Distortion

Almitra Hill has a unique eye for fabulously quirky compositions and creative light. It was almost exactly one year ago that we interviewed this Advanced Course graduate, just as she was beginning to explore alternative shooting techniques. Since then we’ve watched her personal style emerge with delight (and a lot of pride!), so much so […]

Where Are They Now? Featured Advanced Graduate {Almitra Hill}

In our Click Love Grow Community lately we’ve had lots of chats about lenses and which ones we love and what we all own, and here on the blog we’ve previously assembled a great resource on different lenses, BUT today is all about sharing with you my particular favourite! In reality I have three lenses that I rely […]

Lou’s Favourite Lens 135mm

In our Click Love Grow Community lately we’ve had lots of chats about lenses and which ones we love and what we all own, and here on the blog we’ve previously assembled a great resource on different lenses, BUT today is all about sharing with you my particular favourite! In reality I have three lenses that I rely […]

Lou’s Favourite Lens 135mm

Lou asked me to chat about my favourite lens. Wait, what? What favourite? I honestly had to sit here and give that question some serious pondering, with thinking music, because I love all my lenses for different reasons. Plus to pick a favourite felt… mean to the other lenses. I’m not weird. I thought about […]

Pam’s Favourite Lens

Within the realm of our photography courses I get asked a lot of really great questions from our students, and I think the information we’re sharing in response is universally interesting to anyone who might be new to photography, or is  interested in learning to take better photos. So to that end we’re going to […]

Ask Lou… your photography questions answered!

Within the realm of our photography courses I get asked a lot of really great questions from our students, and I think the information we’re sharing in response is universally interesting to anyone who might be new to photography, or is  interested in learning to take better photos. So to that end we’re going to […]

Ask Lou… your photography questions answered!

Have you ever had that niggling feeling when you take a disappointing shot, that if you only upgraded your camera body it would be sure to solve the issue? As you discover more about photography, the greater detail you begin to see in your images, and areas you could improve… and an awareness of the limitations of […]

4 Reasons to Upgrade Your Lenses Before Your Camera

Here in Savannah the heat has been turned way UP (and incidentally so has the frizz level of my hair), and we’ve been enjoying the most delicious thick and heavy afternoon rains with dramatic claps of thunder and the occasional streak of lightening! When we arrive home from school my youngest always like to collect the […]

In the Rain

Here in Savannah the heat has been turned way UP (and incidentally so has the frizz level of my hair), and we’ve been enjoying the most delicious thick and heavy afternoon rains with dramatic claps of thunder and the occasional streak of lightening! When we arrive home from school my youngest always like to collect the […]

In the Rain