Lightroom SOS – how to rescue badly exposed, noisy shots

Lightroom SOS - how to rescue badly exposed, noisy shots

With the best will in the world, there are times we can’t get it quite right in camera. In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we show you how to rescue a bad exposure.

3 photos made easier by a tripod and remote release

3 photos made easier by a tripod and remote release

A sturdy tripod helps you stay steady. Coupled with a remote release, your shots will be as sharp as possible. Here are three types of common photographic subjects that are easier captured with a tripod and a remote release.

Best camera settings for long-exposure landscapes

Best camera settings for long-exposure landscapes

If you’re planning to capture the sunrise or sunset, you don’t want to waste any of your time on location messing around with camera settings. In the latest post in our series of pre-shoot checklists we suggest some of the best camera settings for long-exposure landscapes.

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) review

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) review

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) review: Leica’s latest luxury promises uncompromising black and white image quality. Damien Demolder puts it through its paces.

How to blur water for a dreamy seascape effect

How to calculate your exposure time

In this in-depth long-exposure photography tutorial we’ll show you how to blur moving water and tame the waves to create a beautiful, in-camera dreamlike seascape effect.

How to photograph fireworks: 7 pro tips for 4th of July

How to photograph fireworks: 7 pro tips for 4th of July

Want to learn how to photograph fireworks this 4th of July, but don’t know where to start? Betsy Hern, professional photographer at the agency Dreamstime.com shares her best tips for striking images.

How to create optical illusions in your photography

How to create optical illusions in your photography

How’d you like them apples? In this quick tutorial we show you how to create a fun optical illusion in your photography using fruit for a mind-bending still life scene.

8 pro tips for painting landscapes with light

8 pro tips for painting landscapes with light

Discover how to capture spectacular nighttime landscapes with these advanced tips for painting with light.

Best wide-angle prime lens: 8 top options tested and rated

Best wide-angle prime lens: 8 top options tested and rated

Wide angles and wide apertures abound as we put eight fixed-focal length lenses to the test to find the best wide-angle prime lens.

Transcend unveils new CFast 2.0 memory cards for 4K UHD video recording

Transcend unveils new CFast 2.0 memory cards for 4K UHD video recording

Transcend has announced the launch of its CFast 2.0 CFX650 memory cards, which it claims offer the fastest transfer speeds on the market.