How to shoot photos in harsh sunlight
June 10, 2021
Photographers lust for “golden hour” or overcast skies, a natural diffuser for super-soft light. But sometimes the weather isn’t our friend, or your client’s schedule just doesn’t cooperate… What do you do? Don’t worry. Here are 5 simple things you can do on your next shoot to diffuse harsh sunlight: Find Shade – Below is […]
How to take a Good Portrait Photo in 5 Easy Steps
May 26, 2021
Photography is about creating beautiful images, especially portraits. The more you practice, the better you become at taking good photos and develop your style. Portraiture is a unique photography niche. You need to study and understand how to capture someone’s face to make it look pleasant and more appealing. Here’s how to take good portrait […]
Bluebells: A year lost to Covid
A whole year – and a bit more in fact – has passed since I last wrote about bluebells. They are one of my favourite flowers to photograph for my James Lyle Photography collection because they are delicate, intricate and vibrant. Last year when I wrote about bluebells, we were right in the thick of […]
How To Take Great Landscape Photos?
April 27, 2021
Whenever you’re encircled by any kind of great landscape in the outdoors, photographing landscapes may sound simple. But, there is more to taking a great series of pictures; one you’ll like to share with your buddies or frame on the wall in your living room, rather than dragging out the phone and jabbing several unattractive […]
6 Best Mobile Photography Tips
April 15, 2021
Our life journey becomes more pleasant when we create beautiful moments and capture them with our camera. Holding a phone in your hands is powerful. You can document your everyday life and cherish it with your friends and loved ones. In this article, I share the best mobile photography tips and tricks to increase your […]
Winter wonderland: Frost, ice and snow photos
Some winter photographys, by James Lyle Photography
The maize field
September 17, 2020
By James Lyle As I mused not so long ago, I want to photograph different aspects for nature this Autumn. I think this is a very special time of the year for anyone interested in wildlife and nature. I was recently out for a walk in the countryside and I passed through a maize field. […]
Looking ahead to the autumn months
September 2, 2020
It has been a strange year. COVID-19 has provided stress, sadness and disruption to so many people all over the world. However, one thing that it seems to have done for many people is to put them in touch again with nature. This is one of my favourite things to focus on when I have […]
Wild Garlic and Dandelions
As we move closer to the summer months, more and more beautiful changes are happening to the environment and the natural landscape. During Coronavirus, it has become especially important to appreciate nature and our surroundings and I have been trying to do this through James Lyle photography. I find it helps with your mental health […]
Bright Bluebells and Busy Bees
April 15, 2020
If you follow me on Twitter and keep an eye on my James Lyle Photography feed, then you will have already seen some of my posts about spring flowers. I love this time of year when nature starts to bloom. After many months of poor weather, it is about time that we received some sunshine. […]