When the very first digital cameras came out back in the mid 1990s, they were initially limited to compact, point-and-shoot style cameras. It took a while for professional-style film SLR (single lens reflex) cameras to make the transition to digital. The very first DSLR (digital single lens reflex) cameras featured a similar mechanical design to […]

DSLR versus Mirrorless – Which Camera Is Right For You?

Which Digital Camera Should I Buy?

“Which DSLR camera should I buy?”  would have to be the number one question I’m asked at Click Love Grow. It’s exciting right? Getting your first ‘proper’ camera, or upgrading to something a little more serious. But how do you figure out which camera is right for you? You could turn to google for help deciding… […]

I know I’m not alone when I say camera bags for women have a lot to live up to. Our wish list is long! It needs to be feminine but not over the top… practical but chic… fit a camera, at least two lenses, a speedlight, cards, spare batteries, purse, keys and phone… but not […]

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4 Styles of Macro Photography to Inspire

Be Inspired and Get Creative withMacro Photography! Watching our grads take what we teach them about the fundamentals of photography, and explore different genres to find their own artistic niche is pretty exciting to us. Some of them fall in love with macro, and we’ve seen some seriously jaw dropping images! If you’ve been dabbling […]

So you’re ready to upgrade your lens, and you know there’s a range of fabulous lenses that all do fantastic things… but how do you decide which one? I have my own favourite lenses – the Canon 135mm f/2 is my all time favourite for outside portraits. This is followed closely by the 50mm f/1.2 […]

6 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a New Lens

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Family Photography – Four Generations

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Family Photography – Capturing Four Generations 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 […]

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

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Pam’s Favourite Lens

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 […]

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

Back Button Focus

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Back Button Focus… What Is It? When we use auto focus, by default our cameras require us to half depress the shutter button in order to lock focus. Back button focussing is when we use a button on the back of the camera (hence the name!) instead of the shutter button to lock focus, and […]