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.
Learn how to recreate a zoom burst effect in Photoshop using the radial blur filter to add extra drama to your pictures.
However good your lens may be, you need to know how to spot (and correct) lens distortion. In this post we will explain everything photographers need to know to get the best results from their lenses. We’ll start by answering some of the most common questions about lens distortion, then look at several examples of lens distortion and, finally, try to cut through some of the technical jargon and put some of these concepts into layman’s terms.
In the latest installment of our DIY Photography Hacks series, find out how to build a simple diffuser from a piece foam to attach to your flashgun to soften portraits.
Never underestimate the impact that leading lines have on your photo compositions. Even if you don’t plan on making lines a major feature of your picture, you can’t get rid of them. So you have to work around them.