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

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.

4 ways to get the best effects possible from your polariser filter

How to use a polariser filter for maximum impact: know the two types of polarisers

With the advances in post-production software, it’s now possible to do almost anything to your images after you’ve fired the shutter, but there’s one filter that’s difficult to replicate effectively, and that’s the polariser filter. In this tutorial we show you 4 simple ways to use your polariser filter to its maximum potential.

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Knowing how to calculate hyperfocal distance isn’t actually as complex as its technical name implies, but mastering this important photography technique can make all the difference to your photography. Here we answer all of the common questions photographers have about hyperfocal focusing.