Category Archive: Advice

Contour Lines explained

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Contours can be thought of as like a stack of irregular pancakes, with each contour line representing the edge of the pancake. If the contour interval is 1 metre, each ‘pancake’ would be… Continue reading

Photographic Composition

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Techniques to Alter Perspective *Most images taken on the Boardwalk at Caloundra on a morning walk. Photos: © Garry Benson 2013 Walking down the tracks allowed a classic ‘leading lines’ composition. A lot… Continue reading

A Day in the Life of Kathmandu

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An Exotic mix of Hindu and Buddhist Images Images: Garry Benson © 2014 Story: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson   ‘There’s a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Kathmandu, There’s a little… Continue reading

The Blog and Making Money Online

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Originally posted on Astrolabe Sailing:
I started writing this blog back in February 2014 and I have learnt so much in that time! If you are planning on having a blog for keeping track…

10 Things We Learned From Years of Travel

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Originally posted on GALLIVANCE:
As always, our travels have taught us countless lessons. And since we love learning … here are our favorite “Aha! Moments.” 1. Carry very little stuff. Really, it’s true.…

Five Fabulous Foto Hints

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Text: ©2014 Garry Benson Images: ©2014 Garry Benson 1. Experiment with digital camera settings Don’t be intimidated by the options – experiment with shutter speed, aperture & white balance settings to get better… Continue reading

7 tips if you Want a Career in the Arts

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Originally posted on Tracey M Benson || Bytetime:
A few people have asked me recently about what advice I would give a young person seeking to embark on a career in the arts. I…

The top 10 tips I’ve Learned from Minimalists

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Originally posted on theextraordinarysimplelife:
I’m not going to covet other minimalists’ lives anymore. I don’t travel the world with a single backpack. I haven’t packed up my family to travel across the country…

A Day in the Life of a Photographer

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Text: ©2014 Garry Benson I decided to drive to Victor Harbor to do some shopping (an 80km round trip from my remote country 10 acres), so I thought why not test drive one of our… Continue reading

SnapShotz: A Quickie Hint

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Text: Garry Benson The eagle has landed (almost). The combination of the Lumix FZ150’s 600mm lens and 1/2000th of a second almost freeze his landing. I find that with birds, flowers & people the… Continue reading