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    This Week in Photography – news from 21-27 June

    | News | 27/07/2014 11:00am
    Prestige version of Pentax K3

    
Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers.



    Which metering mode should you use?

    | Photography for Beginners | 27/07/2014 00:01am
    Which metering mode should you use? The simplest guide yet

    In this quick guide we explain how metering modes work, and how to select the best one for the job at hand.

    Behind the Image: Jeremy Walker recounts his New York state of mind

    | Inspire | 26/07/2014 12:00pm
    Behind the Image: Jeremy Walker recounts his New York state of mind

    Sometimes a spectacular image happens when you least expect it. Leading landscape pro Jeremy Walker explains how a trip to New York to photograph architecture yielded a completely different type of image than you’d normally associate with the Big Apple.

    6 flash alternatives you really ought to try

    | Photography Tips | 26/07/2014 00:01am
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    That pop-up flash on-top of your camera can come in very handy, but how about trying these alternatives that can help you produce more creative, atmospheric images? Our friends and guest bloggers at Photoventure run down some of the best options.

    26 of our most popular photography cheat sheets

    | Photography Tips | 25/07/2014 12:12pm
    26 of our most popular photography cheat sheets

    Many of you have browsed and shared our growing number of photography cheat sheets, and some of you have even gotten in touch to let us know how much you enjoy them. Here are 26 of our most popular infographics all in one place!

    7 tips and tricks for using blend modes like a pro

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 25/07/2014 00:01am
    Blend mode tips: 02 Add texture with Blend modes

    Blend modes offer the quickest and easiest way to combine images creatively. Discover our 7 best tips for using them to create professional-looking images.

    5 essential photography filters (and why you can’t live without them!)

    | Photography Tips | 24/07/2014 00:01am
    5 essential photography filters (and why you can't live without them!)

    Even though you can achieve many effects in Photoshop, here are five photography filters that no photographer should be without…

    Black and white landscape photography: why rich color is the key to bold mono

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 23/07/2014 00:01am
    Black and white landscape photography: why bold colour is the key to dramatic mono

    Good black and white landscape photography requires more than just converting your dull, overcast scenes to monochrome. In this black and white landscape photography tutorial we explain why strong colours are the secret to dramatic monochrome images and offer our best shooting tips to guarantee images with impact.

    7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 22/07/2014 00:01am
    7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    Modern cameras generally have superb autofocusing systems that can get the vast majority of subjects sharp in a jiffy, but they’re not 100% foolproof. Let’s take a look at some of the most common focusing problems and how to tackle them.

    Creative photography ideas: how to make a rainbow for colourful abstracts

    | Photography Tips | 21/07/2014 00:01am
    Creative photography ideas: how to make a rainbow for colourful abstracts

    Sunny day outside? Why not try one of our favourite creative photography ideas and make your own rainbow with a spray of water from a garden hose. Using this technique it is very easy to create beautifully colourful abstracts right at home!

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