Thanks For The Memories – A Guide To SD Cards For Beginners

Posted on January 4, 2024 at 3:21 pm by The Insurance Emporium

If you’re new to photography you’re probably feeling a little bit bombarded with all the different technical terms; it’s like they’re trying to confuse us on purpose! Take memory cards, for example, all the different speed ratings and labels, how do we even begin to know what we need? We thought we’d focus on (get […]

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Photographers to Watch in 2023

Posted on January 26, 2023 at 7:32 pm by The Insurance Emporium

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In a world dominated by social media, with most people owning a smartphone, it’s easy to think that anyone can be a photographer, but being one involves much more than just pointing a camera and taking a photo. Apart from needing to understand lighting and composition and knowing how to use digital technology such as […]

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How to Grow Your Photography Business

Posted on January 12, 2023 at 7:44 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Lots of people dream about being able to earn money from doing the thing they love and starting up your own photography business lets you do just that. You’ll be using your skills to make people happy; whether that’s providing an image for an ad campaign, or capturing someone’s happy, family moment. It’s been a […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Camera Lovers 2022

Posted on December 1, 2022 at 10:24 am by The Insurance Emporium

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Shopping for a camera fan can be tricky; with so much equipment on offer choosing the perfect gift for the photographer in your life can be a real challenge, especially as they often have their favourite brands. Do you go for something useful and boring that they really need? Or something not particularly useful but […]

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5 Great Reasons To Get Camera Insurance

Posted on November 24, 2022 at 3:25 pm by The Insurance Emporium

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With an estimated 1.72 trillion photographs being taken every year, cameras play a huge role in our lives. Whether you’re an amateur snapper or a professional shooter, you want to be sure your kit and camera are protected. But when was the last time you stopped to work out what it’s all worth? However careful […]

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Posted on February 28, 2022 at 5:13 pm by The Insurance Emporium

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The Insurance Emporium work hard to make sure they’re providing the very best service to policyholders. They are proud to announce they are the 2021 winners of ‘Best Insurance Provider’ at the Photography News Awards – again! You may have seen that The Insurance Emporium also won this award in 2020! What makes this accolade […]

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Posted on May 18, 2021 at 1:00 am by The Insurance Emporium

Taking photographs in low light is one of those things that is tricky to do but can look amazing. That’s why, at The Insurance Emporium, we put this guide together to help you get some beautiful pictures even when the lighting isn’t at its best. It’s time to get to know your camera’s manual settings […]

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Posted on May 11, 2021 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

With the dominance of Instagram and the popularity of food and lifestyle bloggers, it’s fair to say there’s a huge appetite out there for food photos! There’s more, however, to taking a successful pic of your plate than first meets the eye. That’s why, here at The Insurance Emporium, we’ve worked to create these five […]

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Posted on May 1, 2021 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Photography has come a long way since the invention of the pinhole camera! With advances in technology, digital cameras today allow even the most amateur of photographers to take great shots time and time again. There might be something to be said, however, for taking a step back into the world of photographic film. Find […]

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How to Get the Most from Your On-Camera Flash

Posted on September 19, 2020 at 10:00 am by The Insurance Emporium

The camera flash is a much maligned piece of technology! With some of the awful pictures you see people take it’s easy to see why. When used properly, however, an on-camera flash can be a fantastic weapon in your photographic arsenal, although getting it right can take some practise. If you’re wondering how to get […]

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