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
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
In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you a quick and easy way to create a motion blur effect in Photoshop using the Path Blur and Spin Blur tools. Download our start image and follow along.
Understanding all your camera’s drive mode options can help you take better photos in a wide range of situations, so if you’re not sure what they’re all for you better read this…
Want to create attention-grabbing shots with ease? Try using this simple zoom burst technique. Zoom bursts are achieved by twisting the zoom ring during a long exposure. The change in focal length creates streaks of colour and light that seem to burst from the centre of the frame. It’s an effect normally associated with sports… Continue reading
In this tutorial we’ll show you a quick mixed media technique for combining your portraits with hand drawings. Download our start file and follow along!
We show you how to turn an average city scene into an intriguing urban abstract using this fast photo editing technique.
In this infrared photography tutorial we go beyond the visible colour spectrum to capture striking images. We’ll show you how to shoot infrared photography using a filter, how to shoot infrared with a converted DSLR and how to process your infrared images on the computer.
We show you how to spice up your portraits by adding out-of-focus effects. You’ll learn how to make bokeh in Photoshop by creating your own custom brush tip then using filters and blending modes to make bokeh.
Thanks to the change to a subscription system that costs £8.57/$9.99 per month, more photographers than ever before have access to one of the most powerful image editing software packages available, Adobe Photoshop. However, all that power brings the ability to get things wrong. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most common mistakes made by photographers when using Photoshop.