How to remove colour casts using Adobe Camera Raw


Here we show you how to quickly correct the white balance of your Raw files using the tools in Elements’ Camera Raw editor. Different light sources have different colour temperatures: simply put daylight is cool and blue, and indoor light is a warm yellow/orange. Your DSLR’s white balance settings are designed to compensate for different… Continue reading

Lightroom Tips: how to set your photos to music and make slideshows


Show off your best images as a super-slick slideshow with this simple-to-use Lightroom feature There’s an art to making a good slideshow – and it’s not just about the quality of the photos. There’s also the running order to think about, as well as the tempo, type of music and the colour scheme. What’s more, it’s… Continue reading

Mixing art and photography: how to make a simple abstract sequence

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Create an arty abstract masterpiece with a tub of black paint, as we show you how to mix photography techniques with traditional art. Abstract art and photography have a close relationship. Since cameras were invented, painters and photographers have combined both media to create stunning results. If you’re not much of a painter, don’t worry: you don’t… Continue reading

How to take photos with an underwater camera housing


Find out how to shoot in the water and keep your costly camera and lens safe with a simple, inexpensive underwater camera housing. Water and cameras don’t usually mix. However, there are a wealth of options available to help you take pictures underwater without wrecking your camera. At the top end, you can get hard… Continue reading