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    Camera position: how to use perspective to improve your images

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 11/05/2014 00:01am
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    Different camera positions can completely change your shots. Our tutorial shows you how to get down low to get the best out of your subject.

    3D Anaglyphs: using Photoshop effects to create a sense of depth

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 08/05/2013 11:00am
    If you're looking for creative photography ideas to try and get more from your images, making 3D anaglyphs is a really fun technique to learn. In this tutorial we'll show you a simple way of using Photoshop effects to create the illusion of depth in your images.

    If you’re looking for creative photography ideas to try and get more from your images, making 3D anaglyphs is a really fun technique to learn. In this tutorial we’ll show you a simple way of using Photoshop effects to create the illusion of depth in your images.

    Nikon D4s review

    | Reviews, SLRs | 09/04/2014 12:13pm
    Nikon D4s review

    Nikon D4s review: Nikon’s D4 replacement is a true workhorse of a camera, but has enough changed to warrant an upgrade? Find out in our Nikon D4s review.

    Digital camera effects from A-Z

    | Photography Tips | 20/02/2012 11:19am
    Digital camera effects from A-Z

    26 digital camera tricks and techniques to help you get more creative with your DSLR. From abstracts to zoom bursts, there’s sure to be an in-camera effect you’ll want to try.

    Photoshop is great for enhancing and adding effects to your images, but nothing beats capturing it all in-camera in the first place. With that in mind, here’s our A-Z of 26 fantastic effects and tricks you can try with your digital camera.

    Immerse yourself in the new LG 21:9 curved monitor [Sponsored]

    | Inspire | 04/11/2014 13:17pm
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    The digital darkroom has increasingly become a vital step in the photographer’s workflow, and any photographer knows that a quality monitor is essential for editing images with accurate colours and fine, precise detail.

    LG’s new 34UC97 is the world’s first 34-inch, 21:0 Curved UltraWide IPS monitor, which offers photographers both visual comfort and a workable wide view in a single display.

    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    | Night, Photography Tips | 09/02/2014 00:01am
    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    Orange backgrounds can be a casualty of using flash at night. In this quick guide we’ll show you how lighting gels like an orange CTO gel can help neutralise the colour in your backgrounds.

    Photo ideas: long exposure landscape photography

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 05/08/2011 16:28pm
    Photo Ideas: long exposure landscapes

    Tired of textbook landscape photos? Want photo ideas that offer you something a little more impressionistic? Then go slow and get moving. By using slow shutter speeds and moving the camera smoothly during the exposure, you can create striking abstract landscapes. Shoot handheld for unpredictable results or – as we explain here – use a tripod and move the camera in one direction for more defined scenic ‘streaks’.

    DIY Photography Hacks: make colour lighting gels from candy wrappers

    | Photography Tips | 10/01/2013 11:20am
    DIY Photography Hacks: make colour lighting gels from candy wrappers

    In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to re-use your candy wrappers as colour lighting gels for fun, creative camera effects.

    Group Photography: 12 ways to make your portraits shine

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 16/04/2013 00:01am
    Group Photography: 12 ways to make your portraits shine

    Is your group photography stuck in a rut? If you’re bored of the formal group pictures there are some subtle and creative ways to make your group photos more engaging. In this tutorial we’ll start by showing you the basics to set up and shoot the traditional group shot… and then how to take your group photography one step beyond.

    Get more from Nikon raw files using Capture NX2

    | Tutorials | 25/06/2012 15:21pm
    Get more from Nikon raw files using Capture NX2 software

    If you are a Nikon loyalist and shoot in RAW, you can make tweaks to your Nikon raw files and experiment with different looks using Nikon’s Capture NX2 software. Capture NX 2 is also designed to read all the extra information in a NEF file, so you can make edits and try out various White Balance settings. It’s as though you’re still on location with your DSLR in hand!

    In addition to these handy features, when you open a RAW file in Capture NX 2, you gain access to an extra Camera Settings panel that enables you to get more from your shots. Let’s see how it works…