Taking an intentionally blurry photo? It may sound sacrilege, but sometimes it can be fun to break the rules of photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take an abstract self-portrait that will make you look like a genius. Which you are.
Personalised calendars make a nice change from the typical commercial fare, and they make great gifts too – so why not create your own calendar, using portraits of family or friends, for 2014? In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can use a simple lighting setup and backdrop to create your own home studio.
In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make a pinhole camera using a really simple method involving nothing more than a spare body cap for you DSLR.
In this tutorial we’ll show you several reasons why Lightroom can be as effective a tool as Photoshop, and – for those who need to make swift, useful changes to their raw images – much more accessible.
In this quick tutorial we demystify this specialist form of support for your camera and explain how to use a monopod correctly.
We photographers are always talking about wanting to do more with our photos. With the Christmas season upon us, now is the perfect opportunity to walk the walk we’ve been talking about all year. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make Christmas cards from your photos using a quick and easy method that anyone can follow.
When you switch your camera to Live View, the image is no longer reflected up into the viewfinder or down on to the phase-detection AF sensor. It passes straight through to the sensor, which relays the image ‘live’ to the LCD display on the back of the camera. The image on the sensor is also used to check and adjust the focus. In this tutorial we’ll explain just how your camera’s Live View autofocus works and how you can use it to ensure optimum sharpness.
Correcting distortion and other common lens errors can be a real chore. In this tutorial we show you a few simple ways to use Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop’s Lens Correction filter that can cut your editing time down significantly.
Adobe Lightroom offers powerful highlight and shadow recovery tools that can go a long way towards rescuing your images from common exposure problems. Find out how to use Lightroom to reclaim lost detail and stop wasting otherwise good pictures!
There are many ways to make black and white images in Photoshop, but some are better than others. In this tutorial we reveal the best all-around Photoshop black and white conversion techniques to evoke the true magic of monochrome.