This time of year, there’s a good chance the conditions will be damp, dull and grey where you live, and not exactly ideal for outdoor portraits. However, with the help of a couple of flashguns you can add drama on a dreary day and bag a shot that’s striking. The key is to fire the… Continue reading
In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to compose dynamic images and photograph from a low perspective.
Battery grips can extend your shooting time and make shooting more comfortable. Here are four advantages they’ll give your photography.
Have you ever wondered how pro photographers capture movement in their landscape shots to produce soft, blurry clouds and misty waterfalls? Are your long exposures just not delivering the same effect? Chances are that those pro images have been shot using a neutral density filter. These dark filters are designed to reduce the amount of light reaching the sensor in order to increase exposure times, without affecting the colour of the image. But how do you know when to use ND filters?
In this tutorial we show you how to duplicate a cityscape and create a mirror image effect in-camera using little more than perspex, perspective and precision.
Sadly, there isn’t a button on your camera, or a menu function in Lightroom, called ‘good taste’ or ‘sophistication.’ Creating elegant, tasteful images is something that comes with practice, and it’s highly subjective; it also depends on the genre. ‘Tasteful’ might be suitable for interior design photography, but shouldn’t be a consideration if you are… Continue reading
In this tutorial we show you how to distort the shadow of a ring into an arty shape that makes a heart. This ring heart shadow technique is very popular in stock photography.
In this tutorial we show you how to capture quirky images without a lens, by making a digital pinhole camera using your DSLR’s body cap.
In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to use a tilt-shift lens to shoot a ‘toy town’-style miniature effect.
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