Creative portrait ideas: how to use EL-wire for coloured flame effects

Creative portrait ideas: how to use EL-wire for coloured flame effects

One of our favourite creative portrait ideas is also cheap and easy to achieve. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to create spooky sci-fi portraits by using EL-wire for coloured flame effects

Autumn color: saturate golden tones more precisely with this simple workflow

Autumn color: better saturate those golden tones with this simple workflow

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to ditch the Hue/Saturation tool and use the Color Variations dialog feature to better saturate your autumn colors. Autumn is the perfect time of year to get out and about with your DSLR, with the changing colours of trees and other foliage making for wonderful landscape… Continue reading

A layman’s guide to Live View on a DSLR

How to meter in Live View on your Nikon DSLR

If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the basic technology and equipment. There are a number of things you need to consider when using Live View on a DSLR, and in our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the common questions about when (and when not) to use Live View.