High contrast photography: how to expose a forest scene in strong light

High contrast photography: how to bracket-expose a forest scene in strong light

Venturing into the woods to capture the first light streaming through the canopy is one of the special moments in photography. There’s a true feeling of satisfaction in shooting forest photography, particularly on bright autumn mornings, but it also presents its share of challenges – namely, how to get a good exposure. In this tutorial we explain how to set up your camera to shoot high-contrast photography, and then edit your bracketed exposures on the computer.

Daytime long exposure: photography tips for smoothing water and blurring skies

Daytime long exposure: photography tips for smoothing water and blurring skies

Daytime long exposure photography is the landscape cliche that just won’t quit. Love them or loathe them, long-exposure landscape shots are here to stay, and judging by the amount of slow-motion seascapes in particular that are emailed to us each week, it’s clear that many of you love creating them as much as we do. In this tutorial we explain what you need to know about making these enduringly popular images.

7 common landscape photography clichés (and how to make your shots stand out)

Lone Trees: 10 tips for more creative pictures of trees

Just like anything else there are trends and fashions in photography which means that almost as soon as a style starts to become popular it becomes a cliché.  In their latest guest blog post, the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure take a look at some of the current landscape photography clichés and… Continue reading

Multiple exposures in-camera: how to get long-exposure effects in bright light

Multiple exposures in-camera: how to get long-exposure effects in bright light

We often sing the praises of camera filters and the creative advantages they offer photographers, but depending on the make and model of your camera, you don’t always need a filter. Below we’ll show you a really simple technique for making multiple exposures in-camera – a great alternative for making long-exposure effects in bright sunlight.

Autumn Photography: 24 tips on how to take awesome pictures of Fall

Autumn Photography: 24 tips on how to take awesome pictures of Fall

Autumn is a period of transition, when life slowly drains from the land, but instead of fading quietly it goes out in a blaze of glory, creating some of the most spectacular photo opportunities you’ll see all year. Over the next month in our Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll explore the techniques you need to shoot stunning pictures of Fall, and tantalise you with a mouthwatering selection of autumnal shots.