Full-frame vs APS-C cameras: what you need to know

    | Photography for Beginners | 13/05/2013 11:00am
    A Nikon full frame sensor

    So what is full-frame, and what do you need to know in terms of full-frame vs APS-C cameras? In their latest guest blog, our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure run through some of the key points to remember in the great full-frame vs crop sensor debate!

    Color Photography: achieving accurate tones at night

    | Photography for Beginners | 05/04/2013 11:46am
    Night photography settings your camera wants you to use

    Our latest post in our series on color photography explores some of the common photography problems encountered with different light sources when shooting in low light. Find out how you can use mixed lighting in your night photography and get the most accurate color balance possible.

    Best studio flash kits? 6 models tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 13/02/2013 13:40pm
    Best studio flash kits? 6 models tested and rated

    Studio flash kits can help you take complete control of your portrait photography. But which are the best studio flash kits available, and which one gives you the most versatile lighting? We test 6 of the best studio flash kits on the market to find out.

    Video: how to share photos on Flickr and Facebook via Photoshop Elements

    | Videos | 02/04/2012 06:30am
    How to share photos on Facebook and Flickr via Photoshop Elements

    Despite all the fuss over the recent announcements of Photoshop CS6 and its new features, it’s worth remembering that Photoshop Elements is also quite a powerful piece of software. And a fraction of the CS6 price tag!

    In the short video tutorial below, we show you how you can use some of Photoshop Elements’ new sharing options to post photos on Flickr and Facebook and start doing more with your photos.

    Set up and shoot pictures of buildings like a pro

    | Photography Tips | 28/08/2012 11:24am
    How to set up your camera to shoot pictures of buildings both old and new

    When architectural photographers take pictures of buildings, their aim is to capture it at its very best. They try to shoot it in the best light, at the best time of day and from the best possible angle – and preferably without any pesky people cluttering it up!

    Find out how you can take pictures of buildings like a professional by learning the secrets of getting set up and what gear you’ll need to succeed.

    Landscape photography from idea to execution: free photography cheat sheet

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 28/09/2012 16:42pm
    Landscape photography from idea to execution: free photography cheat sheet

    Many famous photographers talk about ‘pre-visualising’ your image, but what does that really mean? And how does it apply to landscape photography, when so many elements are beyond your control?

    In our latest photography cheat sheet, we explain some of the key ingredients of good landscape photography and how to train yourself to think about them before you take a shot.

    Wedding photography tips: 10 steps to pro-quality pictures

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 25/08/2010 15:51pm
    Wedding photography tips: 10 steps to pro-quality pictures

    Follow our stress-reducing wedding photography tips for shooting the big day – and get wedding photos the bride, groom and family will love.

    Winter landscape photography: how to create a winter wonderland scene

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 14/01/2014 00:01am
    Winter landscape photography: how to create a winter wonderland scene

    When you’re shooting winter landscape photography, the window of opportunity for good weather and light is much narrower. In this tutorial we’ll show you everything you need to know before, during and after your winter shoot.

    Sony World Photography Awards 2014: official shortlists revealed

    | News | 04/02/2014 15:54pm
    Zeybeks - Hasan Baglar, Cyprus

    The shortlist for the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 has been announced by the World Photography Organisation, and below we have published a gallery of highlights from both the Professional and Open Competition shortlists.

    Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

    | Photography Tips | 20/03/2013 01:00am
    Camera Angles: 5 ways to add impact with unusual perspectives

    Sometimes you can dramatically alter your photo composition just changing your perspective. This quick guide to using camera angles more effectively will help you take pictures you can be proud of. Inside we’ll show you 5 simple techniques you can use to alter your camera angles for dramatic effect.

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