Get creative with your photography and learn how to make your own custom bokeh shapes by making your own template at home. Our latest DIY Photography Hacks series post shows you a quick and inexpensive way to produce fun and exciting background blur effects. The word ‘bokeh’ comes from the Japanese word ‘boke’ meaning blur [...]
The launch of the Nikon D600 and Canon EOS 6D ‘entry-level’ full frame DSLRs has brought the full frame sensor size to a whole new audience. But what can a full frame sensor offer your photography that your crop sensor can’t?
In this post we’ll explore some of the myths and pros and cons of full frame sensors and explain how it can affect the different types of pictures you may take. We’ll also look at ways to fine-tune your shooting technique you really use your full frame sensor to its full potential.
Capturing a scene with a full range of tones is one of the biggest challenges faced by everyone from amateur to professional photographers. Our tutorial on HDR photography shows you subtle ways around this common photography problem by learning how to set up, shoot and process a high dynamic range image. Even if it isn’t your first time practicing HDR photography, we’re confident you’ll learn something new.
Your digital camera’s built-in flash may do more than you think. Here is a quick look at some of the in-camera flash settings available to you and what they do.
Shooting smoke photography is challenging: it’s unpredictable and constantly changing, so you never quite know what you’re going to get. But that’s half of the attraction, because when you get it right the shapes and forms you capture have an organic quality that is almost impossible to recreate.
Connecting your camera to your computer for tethered shooting can be a great way to photograph animals. Here’s how it’s done.
Get creative by making a double exposure in-camera. Our simple tutorial shows how to merge images in-camera without the need of Photoshop.
Learning to expose to the right can be one of the most valuable photography tips you learn as a photographer. Our in-depth guide explains exactly why, when and how you should do it.
Photographing children is something that many photographers say should be avoided at all costs! While it’s fair to say that child photography can be challenging, it really doesn’t need to be a painful experience.
If you’ve got children of your own or friends with kids, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, taking family portrait photography to capture the magic of an exploding smile, the emotion of a child in thought or the expressiveness of a mischievous grin far outweighs the risks of tears and tantrums. Here’s how it’s done.
OK, so you’ve converted your camera for digital infrared photography. Now what? Here are the best settings to use with your modified DSLR to get stunning infrared photos.