Best camera settings for shooting handheld

    | Night, Photography Tips | 08/06/2014 00:01am
    Best camera settings for shooting handheld (free cheat sheet)

    In our new cheat sheet we suggest some of the best camera settings for to use to give yourself the best advantage shooting handheld. Remember, these are just a starting point. Master these and from there you can exploring your creativity!

    How to photograph light trails of cars: a simple guide to taking pictures of traffic

    | Night, Photography Tips | 13/03/2014 00:01am
    How to photograph light trails of cars: a jargon-free guide to taking pictures of traffic

    Struggling with your long exposures? Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how to photograph light trails of cars can be found in this expert tutorial.

    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    | Night, Photography Tips | 09/02/2014 00:01am
    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    Orange backgrounds can be a casualty of using flash at night. In this quick guide we’ll show you how lighting gels like an orange CTO gel can help neutralise the colour in your backgrounds.

    Star trails: how to use your camera’s Bulb mode to capture stunning long exposures

    | Night, Photography Tips | 12/01/2014 00:01am
    Star trails: how to use your camera's Bulb mode to capture stunning long exposures

    Star trails are a popular subject to shoot this time of year, but knowing how to use your camera’s Bulb mode setting is the only way you’ll get an exposure long enough to capture the classic night photography effect you’re after. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to hold the shutter open as long as you like.

    Creative photography ideas: create light trails with sparklers

    | Night, Photography Tips | 29/12/2013 12:00pm
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    If you’re looking for a great New Year’s Eve photo idea or simply struggling to find creative photography ideas to keep you busy on dark nights, we’ve got the perfect thing for you. Sparklers allow you to create golden light trails and shapes, and they’re cheap to buy and easy to use.

    ISO settings in low light: when, and how, to increase your camera’s sensitivity

    | Night, Photography Tips | 19/12/2013 00:01am
    ISO settings in low light: when, and how, to increase your camera's sensitivity

    You can get some great pictures in low light, but only if you know how, and when, to use your camera’s ISO settings. In this tutorial we show you everything you need to know.

    Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

    | Night, Photography Tips | 17/11/2013 12:00pm
    Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

    Do you struggle with colour rendition and sharpness when shooting in low light? In this quick guide we run through some of the best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight.

    How to photograph the moon: an easy way to shoot moon pictures full of detail

    | Night, Photography Tips | 24/10/2013 11:52am
    How to photograph the moon: the easy way to shoot moon pictures with amazing detail

    Taking pictures of the moon is one of the more popular subjects in night photography – but it’s also quite tricky to get right. In this tutorial we show you how to photograph the moon using a simple tried and tested technique that is certain to give you moon pictures you’ll be proud of.

    City at night: photography tips for taking atmospheric images of urban areas

    | Night, Photography Tips | 18/09/2013 00:01am
    City at night: photography tips for atmospheric images of buildings and landmarks

    The city at night is a fantastic place for photography. But you’ll want to get there just after sunset. In this tutorial we explain how the twilight hours are perfect for capturing atmospheric pictures of illuminated buildings and city landmarks.

    Best settings for night photography: how to shoot in a range of situations

    | Night, Photography Tips | 15/09/2013 00:01am
    Best settings for night photography: long exposures

    Digital SLRs are great for night photography, but you might find that some of your pictures don’t come out well. In this quick tutorial we’ll explain some of the best settings for night photography when shooting in some of the common low-light conditions.

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