Paul Maguire Photography has joined with Fine Art America to offer a hand-picked selection of photos as fine art prints, greeting cards and stickers.Continue reading Support our work – Buy a sticker, greeting card or more!
It has to be the highlight of every travel photographer’s career: A National Geographic cover photo! Here’s how I did it…Continue reading On the cover of National Geographic magazine
This year has seen the world turned upside down by a global pandemic, making travel photography tough, perhaps even unethical. And so we decided that all photography trips were off the agenda this summer.Continue reading Surviving lockdown as a photographer
It’s a new year and we’re back in lockdown! Once again travel photography is out of bounds, so I cheered myself up by going back over the photos from a trip we made to Nevada and Utah back in 2012. I picked out just a few of my favourite shots from Bryce Canyon, and gave them the black and white treatment…Continue reading Bryce Canyon in monochrome
Lightroom has many powerful tools to help organise and review photos. In fact the choice of options for setting up a workflow is almost overwhelming. In this article I’ll explain how you can use these tools together to quickly shortlist and edit photos.Continue reading How to use flags, stars and labels together in Lightroom
“Is this any good for a stock photo?” said Rachael, as she produced a large watermelon out of a shopping bag.
On this latest shoot, prompted by Rachael’s fruity purchase, I set about trying to make slices of watermelon look interesting. It proved to be quite a challenge and I learnt a few things about food photography along the way.Continue reading Food photography tips: 7 things I learnt from a watermelon
After years submitting photos to agents, I’ve finally launched my own stock photo site. This is a project I’ve had on the back burner for a long time, but I finally did it! My photos are now available to buy directly. Use the search bar or visit my online store to browse by category.
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If you have a passion for photography, then there’s a good chance you shoot more photos than you’ll ever manage to work on. In this article I offer a practical way for you to work through a backlog of photos using Adobe’s Lightroom Classic. And with the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting travel and keeping us all at home, there’s no better time to take on the challenge.Continue reading How I worked through a backlog of 70,000 photos
The metadata panel in Lightroom Classic is an essential tool for adding information to your photos such as a title and caption, location, and copyright information. But did you know you can customise it to suit your own workflow? Here I’ll show you how it’s done.Continue reading How to customise the metadata panel in Lightroom
Just as we’re getting used to the idea of watching (and shooting) 4K video, now manufacturers are trying to convince us that 4K resolution just isn’t enough. It turns out that 4K is only Ultra High Definition (UHD), and pretty soon we are going to need Full Ultra High Definition, or 8K. So is 8K really the next big thing, or are we being sold a dud? Time to investigate.Continue reading Can the human eye see 8K, and do we really need 8K TV?