Amani Calendar

Amani Calendar

My Shades of Nature images have been chosen for the prestigious Amani Calendar. Previous photographers that were featured includes Yann-Arthus Bertrand, David Stewart-Smith, Sebastiao Salgado, Pascal Maitre, Francesco Zizola and agencies like Magnum Photo for Robert...
Tone

Tone

Tone is the relative lightness or darkness in an image. The more variety of tones you have within an image, i.e. the more shades of grey, the better the image. This applies especially to monochromatic images. Beginner tip Mist is a great tone creator. Subjects closer...
Low key image

Low key image

A low key image contains predominantly dark tones. The histogram of a low key image will be shifted to the left-hand side. Pro tip When photographing low key images, remember to underexpose the camera by dialling the exposure compensation to between -1/3 and -3 stops,...