Outdoor photography: how to make the most of golden hour light

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 11/07/2014 00:01am
    Outdoor photography: how to make the most of golden hour light

    There’s no better time of day to shoot outdoor photography than during the golden hours. In this quick guide we’ll share some of our best golden hour photography tips and tricks, as well as advice on balancing exposures with bright skies and more.

    Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes?

    | Photography Tips | 09/07/2014 00:01am
    Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes (and when should you use them)?

    What are Nikon’s matrix, centre-weighted and spot metering modes (and when should you use them)? In this quick tutorial written by our friends at the Nikon magazine N-Photo you’ll find out everything you need to know about Nikon metering patterns.

    Wedding Photography: the first-timer’s guide to getting it right

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 08/07/2014 00:01am
    Reportage wedding photography tips

    Shooting wedding photography for the first time is an exciting, but nerve-wracking experience. This guide is designed to help you avoid the pitfalls and produce images that the bride and groom will love.

    6 things you didn’t know about focusing, but probably should

    | Photography Tips | 05/07/2014 00:01am
    How to set up your macro water drop scene: live view focusing

    How well do you know your digital camera’s focusing system? Here are some focusing facts that may surprise you

    Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 03/07/2014 00:01am
    Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

    Drops of water make beautiful macro subjects – they’re attractive, they refract light into interesting patterns and they’re available at the turn of a tap! And water drop photography is also quite easy to do! With good technique, attention to detail and the right kit, you can set your images apart from the crowd.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2014

    | Photography Tips | 01/07/2014 00:01am
    Creative photo ideas for July: 05 Shoot a bike meet

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas to try in July!

    Sharing photos online: what image size and quality should you use?

    | Photography Tips | 30/06/2014 00:01am
    What is the best file quality and size for sharing photos online: step 2

    In this quick tutorial we’ll explain the best image size and quality for photographers who simply want to send email attachments or share photos online.

    6 ways to take more creative photos that will cost you absolutely nothing

    | Photography Tips | 28/06/2014 00:01am
    6 ways to take more creative photos that will cost you absolutely nothing

    Imagine your camera and gear is like a car and creativity is the fuel that drives it. While we don’t wait to beat this metaphor to death, even the most expensive kit in the world won’t get you very far if your photography lacks creativity and flair – that elusive wow factor that makes a good photograph a great one.

    Active D-Lighting: how to make your Nikon capture more detail in shadows and highlights

    | Photography Tips | 26/06/2014 00:01am
    Active D-Lighting: how to make your Nikon capture more detail in shadows and highlights

    There is no shortage of Nikon-specific tips and tricks out there, but one of the most useful tools you’ll find on your Nikon DSLR is its Active D-Lighting feature.

    Our sister publication, the Nikon magazine N-Photo, recently put together this simple guide on how to use Active D-Lighting to capture more detail in the shadows and highlights of your scenes.

    6 things you didn’t know about using apertures, but probably should

    | Photography Tips | 21/06/2014 00:01am
    6 things you didn't know about aperture, but probably should

    One of the first things we learn when we start taking photography seriously is that ‘aperture’ controls depth of field… but there’s more to it than that.

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