Decisive Moment: how nature photographers can make the most of it

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 02/04/2013 00:00am
    Decisive Moment: what it means for nature photographers (and how to make the most of it)

    Henri Cartier-Bresson famously coined the term ‘decisive moment’, but capturing them isn’t just restricted to street photographers like the Magnum legend. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can make the most of decisive moments as they appear in nature to create images with more impact for the viewer.

    Tripod Tips: using a tripod to shoot from unusual camera angles

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 29/03/2013 12:00pm
    Tripod Tips: using a tripod to shoot from unusual camera angles

    Want to take more creative photography? Shooting from unusual camera angles is a tried and tested way of adding drama to your shots.

    But doing so requires knowing how to use a tripod like an expert. Follow these tripod tips to find out how to set up your camera to shoot from every angle possible.

    Flat Light: how to bring your dull images back to life

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 27/03/2013 11:51am
    Flat Light: how to bring your dull images back to life

    Is flat light killing your landscape photography? These great camera tips from a seasoned professional photographer will show you how to take control of flat light and use it to your advantage.

    The professional photographer’s camera bag: the perfect kit for versatile landscape photography

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 03/03/2013 14:00pm
    The professional photographer's camera bag: the perfect kit for versatile landscape photography

    Professional photographer Guy Edwardes shows us what’s in his camera bag that allows him to be so versatile with his photography. From flash extenders to super-telephoto lenses, here is what one successful pro uses day in and day out.

    Camera Filters: the only cheat sheet you’ll need for beautiful, balanced exposures

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 28/02/2013 12:41pm
    Camera Filters: the only cheat sheet you'll ever need to get beautifully balanced exposures

    Camera filters can be a bit of an enigma for many photographers, both new and experienced. In our new cheat sheet we’ve produced a handy cheat sheet that takes you four of the most common problem areas for photographers when it comes to using camera filters.

    Our flow chart shows you how to choose the best ND grad filter; how to get perfect exposures with a solid ND filter; the secret to using a circular polariser and troubleshooting the common problems with camera filters.

    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: pictures of castles that reign supreme

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 22/02/2013 15:00pm
    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: pictures of castles that reign supreme

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post we get a bit niche – and a bit wet! Find out how to take incredible pictures of castles that utilise the natural elements to add drama.

    What is a polarizer filter? How to reduce reflections in pictures of water

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 19/02/2013 11:30am
    What is a polarizer filter: how they work

    What is a polarizer filter? Find out how you can use this filter to reduce reflections in pictures of water and achieve stronger colours.

    The professional photographer’s camera bag: a landscape pro’s most trusted gear

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 17/02/2013 02:00am
    The professional photographer's camera bag: a landscape pro's most trusted gear

    What are the must have items in a professional photographer’s camera bag? Pro landscape photographer Adam Burton gives us a sneak peek at his most trusted gear.

    Sky Photography: how to take pictures of the sky that dramatically fill your frame

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 15/02/2013 15:00pm
    Sky Photography: how to take pictures of the sky that dramatically fill your frame

    Big sky photography can give your landscape photos immediate impact, but how do you cope with the obvious contrast issues when taking pictures of the sky? Follow these simple DSLR tips and learn exactly how to adapt your approach to sky photography that fills your frame.

    How to calculate hyperfocal distance: free photography cheat sheet

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 08/02/2013 01:00am
    What is hyperfocal distance?

    What is hyperfocal distance? Before the introduction of autofocus cameras, the use of ‘hyperfocal distance’ was a popular focus technique used by photographers – and it’s still one of the really neat camera tricks for times when your camera struggles to autofocus in difficult lighting conditions.

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