U.S. Coin Composition, Mexican Silver Libertads, Chinese Coin … 

Welcome to Coin Update! We’re back with one more round up of coin collecting news to finish up the week! First, coverage of the House subcommittee meeting discussing the composition of circulating U.S. coinage. Also, the 2012 Proof Gold Eagles, the sale of a 1792 silver center cent for more than $1 million, Mexican Silver Libertad bullion and proof coins, UK coinage composition, the Chinese coin market, a unique Chinese silver coin, Goldline refunds, Perth Mint news, coin market report from the Central States Convention, and notable auctions.

Break the Photography Rules? But didn’t you say… 

Ignoring Certain Guidelines and Basic Rules Can Make For Better Photography Break the photography rules – I don’t want to be held liable for any of you jumping in front of buses or smashing anything up just to get a good picture. All I am saying is that every now and then forget everything that […]

The Camera Angle and Photography 

A Different Camera Angle Can Tell a Completely Different Story Camera Angle – For anyone starting out in photography as a complete newcomer, the common thing to do is to stay at “normal height” and photograph the subject as you see it.This is all good and well but you will undoubtedly place yourself firmly amongst […]

Photography Subjects 

What To Look For When Out And About Photographing SLR Photography – Photography Subjects. When I say “keep ’em peeled”, I mean always be aware of what photographic subjects there are around you, other than what you are looking at. It is a great way to get some candid or different shots! With regards to […]

When To Use A Tripod 

Learn When And Why You Might Need A Tripod An essential piece of kit and a part of learning about photography is to know when to use a tripod. There will be times when hand holding the camera simply won’t do. Many professionals, especially wedding photographers, leave the camera permanently attached to a tripod, and […]

SLR Photography – See in Black and White Photography 

A strange request I know, to “see things in black and white”, but if you try this technique, you may end up with a lot more photos in your keeper file! Most people when they leave their house with their camera, only think in terms of color photography. Have you ever been out and about […]

SLR Photography – The Camera’s Shutter Speeds 

When and Why Should I Change Them? By taking your camera off auto and playing with its shutter speeds, you can have a lot of fun and get some great results to boot! There are some times when you need fast speeds such as with sports or action photography, but there are other times that […]