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.
Hidden Photoshop tricks can easily be applied to images to enhance atmospheric effect.
The creative use of light can transform almost any photographic scene, helping to isolate detail, enhance colour and form a visual structure. In the quick Photoshop tutorial below, we’ll show you how to you can give new life to your images by emphasising light.
Inside Fuji’s first compact system camera (CSC), the Fuji X-Pro1, is a 16.3 million pixel X-Trans CMOS that produces images of up to 15.89MP. This means that when images are printed at 300ppi, they are just a small fraction short of full A3 size – ideal for most enthusiast photographers.
Although this sensor is APS-C sized, Fuji claims that its cunning design enables the X-Pro1 to produce images that are superior to those from a full frame DSLR like the Canon EOS 5D Mark II or Nikon D700.
Seize the day and get out there with your DSLR – from sunrise to sunset and into the dead of night. It’s your 24 hour guide to creative landscape photography…
The overall winner of this year’s competition was Lee Jeffries, a Manchester-based amateur photographer who submitted an image of a homeless man called “What we are…”
The best wildlife photos feature in the collection of winning photos in the Wildlife category of the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition
The most amazing travel photography from around the world captured by the winners of the Travel category in the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition
Subjects full of character and personality combine to make the best portrait photography in the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition Portraits category
Urban landscapes, seascapes and green pastures feature in the stunning photography from our Landscapes category winners in the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition
Beautiful natural and cultivated plant photography feature in our Gardens and Plants category winners in the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition