Outstanding and inspiring portrait photography from the best of the Portraits shortlist of the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2011 competition
Getting correct white balance is absolutely essential to any image you want to take. Getting your colors right, in fact, is one of the biggest mistakes most photographers make. In this quick guide we’ll show you how to make a custom white balance setting in the blink of an eye.
Do you fancy a fun project that will reinvigorate your inner artist? Our latest DIY Photography Hacks post takes you step by step through making a digital pinhole camera by bringing a low-tech homemade pinhole ‘lens’ to your high-tech DSLR! This is photography at its most basic.
Our new winter landscape photography cheat sheet presents four handy flowcharts which take you step-by-step through how to compose for winter landscapes, and then how to fine tune your exposure for snow, extreme contrast and bright skies.
Using your flash and split-second timing to shoot high-speed photography of water balloons exploding can create spectacular results. In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to do it.
Let’s face it: there have been a lot of Adobe announcements in the past year introducing new products from Photoshop CC to Lightroom 5, Photoshop Touch, Photoshop CS6, and more. And it can get confusing!
So how do all these platforms sit in the Adobe range of photo editing software? To celebrate the official launch today of Photoshop CC, our friends at Practical Photoshop have put together this brilliant cheat sheet illustrating The Photoshop Family.
Get to grips with layers in Photoshop, discovering how to improve your landscape photos in CS5 Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video, discover how Layers [...]
This is where it gets confusing. These camera units have different sized sensors. The 24-72mm unit has a 1/1.7-inch sensor while the 50mm unit offers an APS-C‑sized sensor.
Most people have a bucket list of things they’d like to do or accomplish before the inevitable that awaits us all. For photographers, this bucket list often translates as a list of places we’d like to visit with our cameras before it’s curtains for our shutter. After a lot of soul-searching, we put together below our list of the 73 best photo locations around the world that we’d like to shoot before we die.
Bad weather doesn’t have to curb your photography. Using your creative side, there are plenty of fun photo projects you can pursue that embrace the challenging elements. In fact, rain can be a great time to shoot outdoor portrait photography, as the drops can produce a shimmering bokeh background.
In this tutorial we show you exactly how to set up your camera and edit your rainy day portraits to maximise this bokeh background effect.