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.
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.
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.
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.