Watching the sunset in Island Bay, Wellington
Author and teacher
Thank you for visiting my website. My name is Andrew S. Gibson and I’m here to help you take better photos.
My interest in photography began when my parents bought me a Ricoh KR-10m camera over 20 years ago. Since that day I progressed from colour negative to slide and black and white film and finally to digital, when I bought my first digital SLR, an EOS 350D, in 2006. I used Canon EOS cameras for many years, and now my main system is the Fujifilm range, which I like for the portability and quality.
I’ve taken photos in over 60 countries, studied for a degree in photography and worked as Technical Editor for EOS magazine. Now I’m a freelance writer and I make a living writing and teaching people about photography. In recent years I’ve lived in the UK, China and New Zealand, which is now my home.
My photography ebooks
I have written twelve photography ebooks that you can buy from my website. The aim is to help you become a better photographer by teaching you how to master your camera settings, get to grips with the creative side of photography and process your photos with Lightroom.
The Mastering Photography newsletter
Sign up to join my Mastering Photography newsletter. It comes out at least once a month and is full of photography tips, interesting anecdotes and special offers. You will receive two complimentary ebooks, The Creative Image and Use Lightroom Better, just for signing up, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Interviews and Photography Tutorials
I’ve written lots of useful photography articles covering topics like composition, creativity, light, black and white photography and Lightroom and other photo processing software right here on my website. There are articles about Canon EOS cameras plus a few about the Fujifilm range. I’ve also interviewed lots of photographers, providing great inspiration from their beautiful photos and insights into their creative process.
Craft & Vision
I have also written nine photography ebooks for Craft & Vision, covering subjects like black and white, composition and close-up photography.
I have written one title for Peachpit’s Fuelbooks series. Click here to learn more about Exposure and Understanding the Histogram.
Digital Photography School
I’m a staff writer for Digital Photography School and have written over 100 articles for the website. Click the link to read my articles. New ones are added nearly every week.
I’ve started creating video tutorials for Lightroom, which you can view on my YouTube channel. I will add more videos over the coming months.