Urban photography: how to blur people in busy city scenes

    | Photography Tips | 23/02/2014 00:01am
    Urban photography: how to blur people in busy city scenes

    A great way to add drama to your urban photography is to add motion blur to pictures of busy city scenes. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up your camera and use an ND filter to allow you to use a slow enough shutter speed to do so.

    Wedding photographers: how much should you REALLY charge?

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 22/02/2014 00:01am
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    How do you set a price for your wedding photography that is just right? In their latest guest post the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure asked three professional wedding photographers how they’ve priced their packages and which factors they’ve taken into account.

    How to take good photos: 10 simple ways to boost your hit rate

    | Photography Tips | 21/02/2014 00:01am
    How to take good photos: 10 simple ways to boost your hit rate

    Tired of deleting more photos than you keep? Hit your image target every time with our sure-fire guide to how to take good photos and get it right in-camera.

    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: how to position your subject in the frame

    | Photography Tips | 17/02/2014 00:01am
    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: how to position your subject in the frame

    As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we show you how to position your subject within the frame and make the best use of the space.

    The 7 habits of highly successful portrait photographers

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 15/02/2014 00:01am
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    Here are seven quick tips for portrait photographers to ensure that you enjoy being a people person when it comes to photography.

    Monochrome photography: make striking images using your camera’s mono mode

    | B&W, Photography Tips | 13/02/2014 00:01am
    Monochrome photography: how to compose strong images using your camera's black and white mode

    Why set your camera to its mono mode for monochrome photography when you can simply convert a regular colour image into monochrome on the computer? It’s because you need a black-and-white ‘eye’ to shoot good black and white photography in the first place, and being able to see the results on the spot is a huge advantage. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up your camera and compose strong monochrome photography using your camera’s black and white mode.

    DX format vs FX format: what you need to know about Nikon’s sensor sizes

    | Photography Tips | 10/02/2014 12:47pm
    DX format vs FX format: what you need to know about Nikon's sensor sizes

    Discover which Nikon lenses work with which sensor formats in our DX format vs FX format comparison.

    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.

    77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

    | Photography Tips | 07/02/2014 00:01am
    77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

    Learn new photography techniques – and master old ones – with this essential photographer’s resource. This list of 77 photography techniques to try covers some of the most popular types of photography.

    Shooting in the dark: lose your fear of pushing up the ISO!

    | Photography Tips | 05/02/2014 11:45am
    Shooting in the dark: lose your fear of pushing up the ISO

    In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take the grain with the gain and lose your fear of shooting in the dark at high ISO settings!

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