7 MORE portrait retouching tips and tricks used by the pros

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 22/06/2014 00:01am
    7 MORE portrait retouching tips and tricks used by the pros

    Recently we showed you 9 simple edits the pros use to retouch portraits. Today we’ll show you seven more professional tips you can use to enhance your subjects for beautiful faces, skin and much more.

    6 things you didn’t know about using apertures, but probably should

    | Photography Tips | 21/06/2014 00:01am
    6 things you didn't know about aperture, but probably should

    One of the first things we learn when we start taking photography seriously is that ‘aperture’ controls depth of field… but there’s more to it than that.

    14 cliche-busting tips and tricks for more creative travel photography

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 20/06/2014 00:01am
    13 Prime lenses

    In one of our most popular posts of last year we shared eight of the most common travel photography mistakes photographers make and suggested some simple ways to make every shot count when you’re travelling with your camera.

    Today we’re going to get ahead of the curve and try to stop these mistakes before they happen by exploring 14 things you can do on holiday to give your travel photos a greater sense of creativity and originality.

    How to retouch portraits like a pro: 9 ways to polish off your people pictures

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 19/06/2014 00:01am
    How to retouch portraits like a professional: 9 ways to polish off your people pictures

    In this portrait retouching tutorial we’ve got a selection of professional retouching techniques for reshaping bulges in clothes, boosting skin and adding depth with the Dodge and Burn tools.

    Adobe makes photography program price permanent, unveils 14 new apps

    | News | 18/06/2014 16:30pm
    Adobe makes photography program price offer permanent, unveils new CC & Lightroom apps

    As well as announcing updates to 14 desktop apps in its Creative Cloud suite, Adobe has confirmed that its photography program, which was previously billed as a special offer, will be a permanent feature.

    The plan includes access to the Photoshop CC and Lightroom desktop applications with free upgrades when they are available, mobile and web apps, 20 GB of cloud storage and a Behance ProSite for £8.78/US$9.99/AU$9.99 per month when you sign up for a one-year plan.

    8 things you’ll learn at PhotoLive 2014

    | Inspire | 18/06/2014 12:50pm
    8 things you'll learn at PhotoLive 2014

    PhotoLive 2014 is fast approaching and we’re getting excited about the tips, tricks and useful takeaways we’ll get from some of our favourite professional photographers.

    PhotoLive is taking place in Leeds (23 Aug), Edinburgh (30 Aug) and London (06 Sep) and there are over twenty seminars to chose from. 

Here are eight things you’ll learn from a day out at PhotoLive:

    8 camera features they make you think you need, but you really don’t

    | Photography for Beginners | 18/06/2014 00:01am
    Nikon J2 features: what's new on the latest Nikon 1 camera

    What is an essential camera feature and what is just a camera gimmick? Everyone will hold a different opinion, but here’s our list of some unnecessary features which you can probably do without.

    Nikon V3 review: is this Nikon’s best CSC yet?

    | Compact Cameras, Reviews | 17/06/2014 11:32am

    Nikon V3 review: this new Nikon 1 camera adds a tiltable touchscreen and a slew of cool, new features. But how good is it, really? Amy Davies puts it to the test.

    Urban photography: 5 clever ways to shoot creative cityscapes

    | Photography Tips | 17/06/2014 00:01am
    Urban photography: 5 clever ways to shoot creative cityscapes

    A city’s souvenir shops are invariably awash with clichéd postcards of local landmarks, but by thinking creatively it’s possible to capture something much more striking and original. Here are five fun urban photography ideas to get you started…

    Motion blur: how to use layers, filters and masks to create a sense of speed

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 16/06/2014 00:01am
    Motion blur: how to use layers, filters and masks to create a sense of speed

    Motion blur, which makes a subject look like it’s moving quickly, has become a familiar effect in photos and movies – even though it doesn’t exist in real life. In this in-depth tutorial we show you how to recreate this classic photo effect using Photoshop.