6 Breathtaking Macro Flower Compositions

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Lens Distortion And Portrait Photography

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Lens distortion is something you need to consider every time you take a photo of a face. Have you ever noticed that sometimes when you photograph your children, their faces in your images look completely different to how they look in real life? You’re not imagining it! It is happening, there is a reason for […]

Creating background blur in your photos is one of the biggest differences between a snapshot and a professional photo. It’s also one of the most effective ways to isolate your subject, and add depth to your photos. “How do I make the background blurry? or “How do you blur a lens”  are among the questions […]

How to Get Blurred Backgrounds In Photos With a Kit Lens

Bring Magic to Your Photos With Lensbaby Omni

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My lensbaby saved my life. Big statement? Ok maybe, but it has definitely played a big part in keeping me sane in 2020! Faced with weeks at home in lockdown at the start of the pandemic, I knew I was going to need to lean on my photography to get me through – supervising home […]

Choosing Lenses – How to Choose the Right Lens for Every Situation! When it comes to lenses, there are so.many.options. It can be totally overwhelming when trying to decide what lens you should use or buy to help you achieve the look you want in your photos. We’re here to break it down for you. […]

What Lens Should I Use?

Why the Nifty Fifty Should Be Your Next Lens

Let’s talk about your next lens purchase! I remember investing in a shiny new DSLR, which came with not one but TWO lenses! It felt like Christmas came early!  Fast forward to a time when I had found the confidence to fly that baby in manual mode, and I began to discover the limitations of […]

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

What lenses should I buy?

4 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade Your Lens Before Your Camera Body

4 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade Your Lens Before Your Camera Body Have you ever had that niggling feeling when you take a disappointing shot, that if you bought a new camera you could take better photos? The thing is, your lens has more affect on your photos, so we’re giving you 4 solid reasons why […]

  Wide angle lenses are the queens of distortion! They 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 width by […]

8 Tips to Create Art using Lens Distortion

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Why I LOVE The Canon135mm f2 Lens

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6 Reasons Why The Canon 135 f2 Lens Is My Top Favourite In our Click Love Grow Community we chat about lenses a lot…what’s in our camera bag, which ones we love, and the lenses we lust after! My absolute favourite is the Canon 135mm f2 L series lens. Here on the blog, you’ll find […]