DIY Photography Hacks: use a fish tank as an underwater housing for your camera

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 30/08/2013 11:54am
    DIY Photography Hacks: use a fish tank as an underwater housing for your camera

    You don’t need an expensive underwater housing to take underwater photos. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to use a common fish tank as a DIY housing to shoot sub-aqua landscapes.

    Avoid dull landscape photography: simple in-camera tricks to add a feeling of depth

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 29/08/2013 11:21am
    Avoid dull landscape photography: simple in-camera tricks to add a feeling of depth

    You can do almost anything on the computer these days. And while we certainly extol the virtues of the digital darkroom, there is a sense of satisfaction in achieving a desired effect in-camera. In this tutorial we’ll show you three simple in-camera tricks for avoid dull landscape images by giving them a feeling a depth.

    Beach photography: how to shoot striking seaside pictures of any subject you want

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 26/08/2013 00:01am
    Beach photography: how to shoot stunning seaside pictures of any subject you want

    In our new Shoot Like A Pro series we turn our attention to beach photography and run through some of the best techniques photographers can use to capture seaside pictures of a variety of subjects.

    Photo Anatomy: the secrets behind one photographer’s perfect composition

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 25/08/2013 13:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: the secrets behind one photographer's perfect composition

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment, we dissect Alisdair Miller’s striking image of a stranded lifeboat in Dubai.

    Outdoor photography ideas: how to shoot striking, alternative pictures of nature

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 23/08/2013 00:01am
    Outdoor photography ideas: how to shoot striking, alternative pictures of nature

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a trip deep into a Scottish forest, sharing his best tips and outdoor photography ideas for shooting striking scenes from nature.

    Using ND grad filters: how to fix murky foregrounds and over-exposed skies

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 21/08/2013 11:00am
    How to use an ND grad filter to preserve detail in your landscapes: step 4

    ND grad filters are some of the most indispensable photo accessories for landscape photography. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to use a graduated neutral density filter to stave off over-exposed skies and dark foregrounds.

    Camera tips: how to photograph in extreme contrast and retain detail

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 12/07/2013 11:30am
    Camera tips: how to photograph in extreme contrast and retain detail

    Extreme contrast during the summertime can prove a challenge for many photographers. In this tutorial we explain how to keep it under control to avoid exposure problems and retain all-important detail.

    10 landscape photography mistakes every photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 10/07/2013 00:01am
    Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

    Landscape photography is one of the most popular photographic subjects and there are superb images everywhere to inspire us. But there are a few pitfalls that can trouble even experienced photographers.

    Don’t despair, though; our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, has put together a list of the most common landscape photography mistakes every photographer is guilty of at one point or another, and has some great advice to help you avoid any landscape errors in the future.

    Photography Infographic: how clouds can affect the look and feel of your photos

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 23/06/2013 00:01am
    Photography Infographic: how different clouds can affect your photos

    In our latest photography cheat sheet we show how clouds can diffuse sunlight to create different effects depending on their size when using natural light.

    Forest Photography: tips for capturing the essence of your local woodland

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 17/06/2013 11:22am
    Forest Photography: tips for capturing the enchanting essence of your local woodland

    Wandering through woodland in summer, who can fail to be inspired by these colossal natural structures towering high above? Yet trying to convey this through our images is a challenge and one that is not easy to meet. In this tutorial, seasoned pro Mark Hamblin shares some of his best forest photography tips for capturing the enchanting essence of your local woodland.

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