What is color temperature: free photography cheat sheet

Understanding the color temperature scale: free photography cheat sheet

In our new infographic we’ve illustrated the color temperature scale and show you where some of the more commonly used white balance settings sit within it. We’ve also shown where some common shooting conditions, such as hazy skies and sunsets, sit within the color temperature scale and what white balance setting you might want to use to capture accurate colors in these conditions.

How to remove colour casts using Adobe Camera Raw


Here we show you how to quickly correct the white balance of your Raw files using the tools in Elements’ Camera Raw editor. Different light sources have different colour temperatures: simply put daylight is cool and blue, and indoor light is a warm yellow/orange. Your DSLR’s white balance settings are designed to compensate for different… Continue reading

6 uses for high ISO settings you may not know about

Benefits of high ISO: 4. Get creative with abstract artworks

Most photographers appreciate the relationship between image quality and low ISO settings, and will endeavor to stick to the lowest sensitivities possible at all times.  In his latest post, Matt Golowczynski explains some of the times when it can be to your advantage to use a high ISO setting. The most obvious advantages of raising… Continue reading

9 creative photo ideas to try in October

9 creative photo ideas to try in October

As part of our ongoing series to help you get more creative with your digital camera, each month we publish some fun, seasonal, creative photo ideas to help inspire your imagination. Along with some amazing images, we’ve also provided some quick photography tips by both amateur and professional photographers who are experts in these fields…. Continue reading