Fireworks Photography - QuickStart

quickstart Jul 03, 2020

Summer is the season for viewing and photographing fireworks. Everyone can do it—all you need are fireworks, a camera and a little bit of planning.

QuickStart Tips for capturing the fireworks:

  1. Frame your shot and focus either to infinity or on a point roughly one-third of the way into the scene.
  2. Set your camera to manual exposure or bulb. Manual exposure is probably best to start with, as exposures are unlikely to last much more than 5-10ses. The bulb is better when you need to...
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How To Photograph Food - Top 10 Food Photography Tips

Summer is approaching, with its joyful, crisp and fresh dishes. Let's be honest, we all love taking photos of food... Food that we make, food that we order, food that we share. Taking good quality food pictures can be so tricky! Food makes an excellent subject for still life photography, and you can achieve some incredibly dramatic results. But excellent food photography means more than just snapping what's on your dinner plate. So follow our 10 food photography tips and get the most out of...

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Giveaway! Enter for a chance to win our Food Photography Masterclass!

Calling All Foodies and Masterchef! Exciting Announcement! 

We have just released our brand new Food Photography Masterclass, and to celebrate this exciting news, we have decided to create a giveaway for all the Foodies out there! Non-Foodies can participate too!  Enter for a chance to win our Food Photography Masterclass!

The rules are simple:

Follow @cleverphotographer on Instagram

Snap an amazing shot of your favourite dish

Share it on Instagram using #cleverphotographer...

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What are Lightroom Presets?

presets theory tutorial May 12, 2020

Lightroom presets are pre-determined settings (pre-set) designed to give specific looks to your photos. When using Lightroom to edit your photos, you move sliders to adjust settings like contrast, saturation, exposure, highlights, shadows. These slider combinations can be saved for future use on other photos. When you apply a preset to your photos, it will automatically adjust all the sliders, and it will bring consistency and will significantly simplify the editing process.



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Clever Photographer's first giveaway! Enter for a chance to WIN the Preset Bundle of your choice!

giveaways Apr 20, 2020

Today is a BIG day! We are launching our first ever GIVEAWAY! HOORAY!

If you want a chance to win the Clever Photographer Preset Bundle of your choice, this giveaway is for you! Here is how to enter:

  1. Follow @cleverphotographer on Instagram
  2. Edit a picture with a Clever Photographer preset
  3. Post this picture on Instagram using #cleverphotographer, and share which preset you used to edit it.

This giveaway is open worldwide and will end on Friday, May 8th, 2020, at 11:59 pm BST (British Summer...

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Difference Between JPEG and RAW

theory tutorial Jan 29, 2020

The majority of Digital Cameras, including mobile phones, can shoot in both RAW format and JPEG format. So, what are the differences between these two image file formats? And when shall we shoot in RAW and when shall we use JPEG?

  • RAW image (also known as a “digital negative”) is an image file that contains unprocessed or minimally processed data from a digital camera’s sensor.
  • JPEG file is a commonly-used image file format, which will be processed and compressed by the...
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What is the difference between .lrtemplate and .xmp files?

presets tutorial Dec 02, 2019

XMP and LRTemplate are the proprietary file formats (presets) used by both Adobe Lightroom (Classic, CC & Mobile) and Adobe Photoshop (Camera Raw). Both of the files contains information and data about which adjustments and settings are applied to a photo.

What is LRTemplate?

The .lrtemplate file contains preset settings, which can be saved and used instantly to apply a series of users favourite adjustments to photos with a single click. Presets may have plenty of settings,...

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