At a basic level, shutter speed is used to control exposure, but it can also be used as a creative tool that freezes action or adds dramatic blur to moving subjects. In this tutorial we’ll explain some of the common mistakes you might encounter while trying to achieve the five classic shutter speed effects of freezing movement, blurring action, using blur creatively, long exposures and night photography.
360fly – price tag £429 – is a potentially game-changing 360-degree action cam that claims it can record everything in a scene, all at once.
How much drama can you pack into one action shot? We show you how to set up your camera to shoot great action portraits of people on the go.
Recently, our testing team got to grips with six of the best action cameras on the market to see which camera best suits your needs.
Looking for inspiration for your photography this month? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas for September.
Capture all the high-speed action, whatever the sport or conditions, with the right settings dialled into your camera. Our series of pre-shoot checklists continues with a look at the best camera settings for panning images of sports.
Our series of pre-shot checklists continues with a look at some of the best camera settings for freezing action.
Mountain biking is a seriously photogenic sport. The sweat, the mud, the speed… it’s a great way to hone your cycling photography skills and to try out creative camera techniques like zoom-bursts and slow-sync flash. Best of all, unlike many sports, you can get in close with your camera. You don’t need big, heavy telephoto… Continue reading
In this high speed photography tutorial we explain how a simple dongle can transform your phone into a sound trigger, allowing you to capture split-second action in stunning clarity
Freezing action and capturing motion blur at the same time may sound like a contradiction but it is possible if you use an external flash. Here’s how it’s done.