Stop wasting landscapes: 3 ways to avoid sloping horizons in your images

    | Photography Tutorials | 04/01/2014 00:01am
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    Never let your landscape shots be thwarted by wonky horizons again! Here’s how…

    Layer mask techniques anyone can do: master this vital Photoshop effect

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 23/12/2013 00:01am
    Layer mask techniques anyone can understand: master this vital Photoshop effect

    Knowing how to use a Photoshop layer mask is at the heart of any type of creative image work. In this tutorial we explain the different ways in which you can master them.

    Lightroom effects: use the Virtual Copies feature to test different looks

    | Tutorials | 22/12/2013 00:01am
    Lightroom effects: use the Virtual Copies feature to test different looks

    You can test different Lightroom effects using the software’s Virtual Copies feature. Find out how this tool can dramatically speed up your photo editing time.

    How to shift and bracket white balance: an easy method for fine-tuning colour

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 21/12/2013 00:01am
    How to shift and bracket the white balance: a simple method for fine-tuning colour

    Looking for a simple way to manually fine-tune the colours of your pictures. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to shift and bracket the white balance to get images that look the way you want them to look.

    Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera’s focus ring

    | Photography Tutorials | 20/12/2013 11:00am
    Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera's focus ring

    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.

    Make a calendar using your own photos: creative photo ideas for the new year

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 16/12/2013 00:01am
    Make a calendar using your own photos: creative photo ideas for the new year

    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.

    How to make a pinhole camera from your DSLR

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 15/12/2013 00:01am
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    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.

    Lightroom vs Photoshop: why Lightroom has all the photo editing tools you need

    | Tutorials | 13/12/2013 00:01am
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    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.

    How to use a monopod correctly… and when you should actually use one

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 11/12/2013 10:46am
    How to use a monopod correctly... and when you should actually use one

    In this quick tutorial we demystify this specialist form of support for your camera and explain how to use a monopod correctly.

    How to make Christmas cards from your photos: a simple method for any skill level

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 11/12/2013 00:01am
    How to make Christmas cards from your photos: a simple workflow for any skill level

    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.

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