As our Shoot Like A Pro series on landscape photo ideas continues, this week we take a look at woodland landscapes. Dark, shady forests and woods are full of detail and shapes. But you don’t have to capture this detail for effective woodland images. Below are some of our best landscape photography tips for shooting [...]
Contrary to what some online photography gurus might have you believe, shooting in black and white isn’t as simple as switching your camera to Mono mode and then applying a few filters and effects in Photoshop. You can’t just convert any old picture to black and white and expect it to be a masterpiece. Below we’ll show you how to set up your digital camera so that you have the best foundation to work with when you go to convert them to black and white photos.
In the second part of our series exploring color photography in depth we take a look at the best white balance settings to use to get the tones you want.
Learn how to take control of perspective in your photo composition. In this tutorial we offer our best photography composition tips through your choice of lens to shooting position so you can start making perspective work for you.
If you’re new to photography you may have asked yourself, ‘What is ISO?’
Back in the days before digital, film came in a variety of different speeds. The ‘faster’ the film, the more sensitive it was to light – allowing you to use faster shutter speeds than with ‘slower’ film.
Using these higher-sensitivity film emulsions was useful for moving subjects – and particularly so in low light. This film speed was measured using a number of different scales – with two of the best known, the American ASA and German DIN scales, eventually being brought together to give us the standardised ISO system.
Learn the basics of photo-editing with our introduction to Adobe’s image editing software. Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your raw format photos in the digital darkroom. In this second part you’ll find a heap of [...]
Canon recently unveiled the EOS 6D, a full-frame, compact, light-weight DSLR. This Canon announcement will undoubtedly spark interest in older EOS cameras, which are now likely to receive a price-drop. In this post, we’ll briefly make a Canon 6D vs 7D comparison, both of which are aimed at advanced-amateur photographers.
While we like to divide ourselves into groups of beginner photographers, advanced photographers, professional photographers – even famous photographers – and so on, the truth is we all play by the same sets of rules. Often we’ve found that going back and reading ‘beginner’ photography tutorials has provided us with new inspiration to go out and break the rules to try something different.
With this in mind, we’ve rounded up 7 of our most popular ‘beginner’ photography tutorials that we believe are worth another read.
In this Photoshop tutorial you’ll find out how to get creative with Layers, Layer Masks, Blending Modes and Adjustment Layers to apply stylish texture effects to your photos Combining or ‘layering’ several images together is an excellent way to achieve a photo with real sense of mood, and is a great way to add another [...]
Looking for a fresh dose of photographic inspiration for the new year? We take a look at a selection of the best photographs from 2012 via the Royal Photographic Society.