Abstract images: how to make striking contemporary art with your camera

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 14/04/2014 10:43am
    Abstract images: how to make striking contemporary art with your camera

    In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to use your camera to make striking abstract images that bring out your inner Rothko…

    How to use Lightroom: 8 mistakes every photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    | Tutorials | 09/04/2014 00:01am
    Worst Lightroom mistakes: 6. Over saturating colours

    Adobe Lightroom is an incredibly powerful image organisation and editing software package. Of course the downside to having such a powerful tool at your disposal is that it’s possible to make some pretty significant mistakes, especially when you’re first learning how to use it.

    To help out we’ve drawn up a list of the most common mistakes that photographers make when using Lightroom and have some advice about how to get things right from the outset.

    8 reasons why cheap kit lenses are the perfect lens

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 05/04/2014 00:01am
    8 reasons why cheap kit lenses are the perfect lens

    The low-cost kit lenses you get with digital SLRs or compact system cameras don’t have much of a reputation, but is that fair? They might be cheap, they might be light, they might not have earth-shattering specifications, but they do have some qualities and advantages that are all too easily overlooked. Here are eight reasons why cheap kit lenses are the perfect lens.

    Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 03/04/2014 12:41pm
    Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

    All lenses create a circular image, and your camera’s sensor simply records a rectangular portion of this. A full-frame compatible lens creates an image circle the covers the full-frame sensor, and provides a cropped image with a smaller ‘crop-factor’ sensor. In this quick guide we offer four must-know tips for getting to grips with full-frame lenses for the first time.

    Lightroom Lens Correction: how to fix common lens and perspective problems

    | Tutorials | 03/04/2014 00:01am
    Lightroom Lens Correction: how to fix common lens and perspective problems

    The Lightroom Lens Correction controls offer a powerful, yet easy-to-use, tool to fix troublesome imperfections. In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to use it.

    6 hidden tricks and shortcuts in the Adobe Lightroom Tools panel

    | Tutorials | 26/03/2014 00:01am
    6 hidden tricks and shortcuts in the Adobe Lightroom Tools panel

    In our latest Adobe Lightroom tutorial we delve deeper into Lightroom’s Tools panel and uncover a host of hidden tricks and shortcuts.

    Get striking high-speed black and white effects in Lightroom

    | Tutorials | 23/03/2014 00:01am
    Get striking high-speed black and white effects in Lightroom

    Hankering after the punchy appearance of old-fashioned high-speed black-and-white photography prints? Here’s an easy way to recreate the effect in our latest Adobe Lightroom tutorial.

    How to buy a flashgun: the most important features every photographer should have

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 18/03/2014 00:01am
    How to buy a flashgun: the most important features you'll want to have

    A full-sized flashgun delivers the potential for versatile lighting techniques in wide-ranging conditions. In this quick buyer’s guide we’ll explain how to buy a flashgun by revealing some of the most important features every photographer will want to have.

    Lightroom tips: 6 quick tricks for giving your portraits a professional finish

    | Tutorials | 12/03/2014 00:01am
    Lightroom tips: 6 quick tricks for giving your portraits a professional finish

    Use these surefire Adobe Lightroom tips to remove unwanted blemishes, soften skin and boost eyes to ensure your portraits are the best they can be.

    Retro pictures: how to age photos to recreate wonderful analogue effects

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 11/03/2014 11:51am
    Retro pictures: how to age photos to recreate wonderful analogue effects

    Discover how to make stylish retro pictures with this simple workflow. In this tutorial we show you step-by-step how to age photos in your photo editing software to create on-trend images that recreate analogue effects.

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