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
Find out how to shoot in the water and keep your costly camera and lens safe with a simple, inexpensive underwater camera housing. Water and cameras don’t usually mix. However, there are a wealth of options available to help you take pictures underwater without wrecking your camera. At the top end, you can get hard… Continue reading
In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you a quick and easy way to create a motion blur effect in Photoshop using the Path Blur and Spin Blur tools. Download our start image and follow along.
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Understanding all your camera’s drive mode options can help you take better photos in a wide range of situations, so if you’re not sure what they’re all for you better read this…
Want to create attention-grabbing shots with ease? Try using this simple zoom burst technique. Zoom bursts are achieved by twisting the zoom ring during a long exposure. The change in focal length creates streaks of colour and light that seem to burst from the centre of the frame. It’s an effect normally associated with sports… Continue reading
Fresh off the heels of their announcements last week, Sony has revealed it will add user selectable Compressed and Uncompressed 14-bit raw image capture to the Sony A7S II and Sony A7R II.
With two different camera mounts and two different sensor sizes, plus a camera brand name change in 2013, there’s some confusion about which Sony lenses can be used on which cameras. Fear not, here’s everything you need to know about Sony lens compatibility, along with an explanation of Sony camera types.
When you don’t have your camera gear with you, or you just want to travel light and take photos unobtrusively, a smartphone camera makes the perfect choice. But this can mean you have to compromise in terms of performance or image quality as a result. Or do you? The Sony Xperia Z5 promises to shake… Continue reading
Become a master of professional portrait lighting with these 24 essential studio lighting set-ups. Our free portrait lighting guide offers everything you need to know to get set up, plus illustrations of the effects.