A layman’s guide to off-camera flash

Off-Camera Flash: a simple Strobist tutorial for stunning portraits

What is off-camera flash and why could it important to your photography? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the technology and equipment.

In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about off-camera flash and how to use it.

Sunset photography: how to balance exposures and get accurate colours

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Sunset photography is a favourite subject any time of the year. The rich colours, dramatic lighting and strong shapes they offer can produce stunning shots with little need for much effort or clever planning from you. However, you might find that your camera often captures pale imitations of the sunsets you see with your naked… Continue reading

How to watermark photos in Lightroom

How to watermark photos in Lightroom

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to watermark photos in Lightroom using the Print module’s Page panel to add your bespoke watermark or an identity plate. How to watermark photos in Lightroom: 01 Add an Identity Plate In this tutorial we’ll add watermarks to the photos in our custom layout. Toggle open… Continue reading

Black and white photography: how to make monochrome stunning

5 creative photo editing tricks for Adobe Camera Raw: black and white

In this black and white photography tutorial, we’ll show you how to choose your subjects, set up your camera and how simple but effective adjustments in Photoshop can make your images stand out.

Project 365: ‘I used a different camera every single day in 2014: here’s what it was like’

Tips for 365 projects

This time of year, many of us start thinking about new year’s resolutions for our photography – or more specifically, we begin looking for interesting photography projects to kickstart our creativity.

Our former colleague and avid photographer, Amy Davies, did this by taking the concept of the 365 project to a whole new level. This time last year she vowed to use a different camera every single day of 2014. She managed to do it. And this is her story…