Trying to focus on off-centre subjects is one of the most common ways photographers get tripped up. The centre AF point is often used for focusing, as it’s typically the most sensitive. But many photographers use this in conjunction with a camera’s focus lock button in order to shoot off-centre subjects.
What is depth of field in photography? Understanding how aperture, focal length and focus control sharpness is one of the first big hurdles in photography and will give you incredible confidence as a photographer.
Your camera’s bulb mode is a powerful tool that can be used to create particularly long exposures, but it requires a slightly different approach than when shooting conventionally. Here’s what you need to know to get great results.
What is TTL flash? In this tutorial we will help you take your first steps into ‘through-the-lens’ flash photography.
One of the first rules of photography is that the subject should be sharp. Most modern cameras offer a number of ways of achieving sharp photos, and in this post we’re going to look at the most important digital camera focus techniques and the best settings to use. We’ll look at how to select the AF point and which focus mode to use.
In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we show you how to use the software’s colour-correcting tools
to get more vibrant blues and greens without over-saturating warmer colours.
We show you how to get creative for Christmas by modifying your aperture to make festive bokeh eftects in your holiday photos.
Feel the Force awaken as we show you how to make a Star Wars lightsaber in Photoshop by mastering the software’s colour balance tool.
Many camera and flashgun combinations do a great job of producing images with exposure that’s nicely balanced automatically in a wide range of situations, but if you want to take more creative images or be able to assume control when the automated systems fail, you need to understand how to do the work yourself. Here, we explain how to balance flash with ambient light.
In the digital age, shooting an in-camera double exposure doesn’t have to be a cumbersome affair. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up a Nikon DSLR to shoot double exposures in-camera.