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!

    High speed photography: how to use flash, not shutter speed, to freeze action

    | Photography Tips | 05/02/2014 00:01am
    High speed photography: how to use flash, rather than shutter speed, to freeze action

    Discover how to stop high-speed action with hotshoe flash. In this tutorial we show you an alternative high-speed photography technique that doesn’t require a super-fast shutter speed.

    Moving targets: how to plot trajectory and beat camera shake every time

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 03/02/2014 12:43pm
    Moving targets: how to plot trajectory and beat camera shake every time

    Discover how to photograph moving targets with our handy guide to the best shutter speeds and plotting a subject’s trajectory.

    6 portrait editing tricks for timeless and on-trend images

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 30/01/2014 12:39pm
    6 portrait editing tricks for timeless and on-trend images

    In our latest portrait photography cheat sheets we illustrate the effects of 6 different portrait editing tricks you can use to add some creativity to your portraits.

    18-55mm lenses: how to shoot stunning portraits using just your standard lens

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 30/01/2014 00:01am
    18-55mm lenses: how to shoot stunning portraits using just your standard lens

    You don’t need to use a fast prime lens to capture great portrait photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take amazing people pictures using simple 18-55mm lenses and a reflector.

    Photography projects: how to stay consistent over the longer term

    | Photography Tips | 29/01/2014 12:45pm
    Photography projects: how to stay consistent over the longer term

    Have you started any photography projects for 2014? If your ideas call for a longer-term project, staying consistent is key. Read on to find out how to stay inspired…

    7 Photoshop solutions to common image problems

    | Photography Tips | 28/01/2014 00:01am
    7 Photoshop solutions to common image problems

    Routine camera mistakes are the bane of any photographer. In this guide we’ll show you how to deal with some of the most common photography problems and improve just about every photo you take with these seven essential Photoshop solutions.

    When to use a reflector: the effects produced by different colour surfaces

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 27/01/2014 12:40pm
    When to use a reflector: how the different colours produce different effects

    Reflectors are available with many different surfaces, such as gold (which adds a warm glow to faces) and white (which helps to lift shadows and balance light). You can even get reflectors with multiple surfaces. But how do you know when to use a reflector with one of these different coloured surfaces?

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