Posts by Tilly Clifford

Possibly my favourite lens to work with across both my wedding and portrait work is the Canon 50mm f/1.2 L. I love this lens because although it has a fixed focal length, it is extremely versatile due to its large maximum aperture and sharp auto focus. ...  Read More

I often find myself having a tough time deciding whether I prefer an image in colour or black & white. One of the best pieces of advice I was given whilst studying photography is colour can be a distraction. In the early days of photography there was no choice between colour or black & white, now days with the advanced post production options available we have the choice of colours, filters and tones to change the way an image looks and feels. It’s important to note not all subjects are fit for black and white. Particular subjects rely on colour for impact and interpretation. Below I have listed some helpful hints to assist in creating the perfect black and white photograph.

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Having just got home from a month in New York City, I thought I’d share with you some of my travel snaps and favourite places to shoot. New York is huge and there are so many hidden vantage points that make for amazing photos with crazy city views.
I managed to stumble across quite a few incredible photo locations and most are very easy to access. If you are planning a trip to New York with your camera, these locations are a must!

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Social media played a huge role in kick starting my wedding photography business. Having an online presence is essential in the creative industry, it's the perfect platform to generate exposure and build your own base for free advertising. ...  Read More
Equipment plays a key role in my photographic practice. If you have ever wondered what may be inside a wedding photographers camera bag, all is about to be revealed! These are with out a doubt my most used products and there are plenty of reasons why. ...  Read More
As a wedding and portrait photographer seeking out emotion within my subjects is critical to my image making.
With practice I have established a few strategies that allow me to tap into the emotional side of my subjects and capture them in the most authentic way possible.

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Get to know our Masters - next up we talk to Sydney based photographer Tilly Clifford ...  Read More