Black and white landscape photography: how to make moody minimalist effects

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 07/11/2012 11:45am
    Black and white landscape photography: how to make moody minimalist effects

    Square cropped, black-and-white, long-exposure pictures of the sea are all the rage these days. To master this black and white landscape photography effect, you’ll need to learn a few core techniques, but they’re pretty easy to get to grips with. Here’s how to do it.

    Black and white photography made easy: tips for pro-quality results from start to finish

    | B&W, Photography Tips | 05/11/2012 02:00am
    Black and white photography made easy: tips for pro-quality results from start to finish

    Since the earliest days of taking pictures, producing stunning black and white photography has required a combination of shooting and darkroom skills. For the best results, you need to hone your photo composition to be able to visualise the world in black and white. But you also must know how to manipulate an image for [...]

    Nifty shades of grey: control your tones in a black and white conversion

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 24/09/2012 11:30am
    Control your tones in black and white conversions: step 19

    There are lots of ways to make a black and white conversion, but the number of choices depends on the software you’re using. Here we show you how to take control of the process by learning how to use your tools effectively to control the shade of great of each colour in your original image.

    6 tips to improve your Mars landscape photos

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 09/08/2012 13:24pm
    6 quick tips to improve your Mars landscape photos

    The landing of NASA’s newest rover, Curiosity, on the Mars landscape marks another small step for the American space agency, but it represents one giant leap for photographers everywhere.

    Here are our 6 easy tips you can use for making sure all your Mars landscape photos are keepers.

    Photo of the day: 4 August

    | Inspire | 04/08/2012 08:00am
    Digital Camera World photo of the day | www.digitalcameraworld.com

    Click on the picture to see this dramatic mono seascape in full.

    The 55 best photographers of all time. In the history of the world. Ever. Definitely.

    | News | 17/07/2012 12:12pm
    The 55 best photographers of all time. In the history of the world. Ever. Definitely.

    Here at Digital Camera World we’re not afraid of courting controversy. OK, maybe we are a little bit, which is why we thought it was time to be bold. We’ve interviewed a number of famous photographers over the years and been inspired by each of them, but as many readers often ask us… “who are the best photographers of all time?”

    We put on our thinking caps and took a stab it. Following lots of coffee and some heated arguments, we agreed on a list of the 55 best photographers of all time. In the history of the world. Ever. Definitely.

    Split toning in Photoshop: get a two-tone effect without all the chemicals

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 17/07/2012 11:19am
    Split toning in Photoshop

    In the traditional darkroom, split tone effects are applied to images using a combination of chemicals to tint different tonal areas, such as the shadows or the highlights. This effect can be recreated in the digital darkroom by using this very simple method for split toning in Photoshop.

    Photo of the day: 11 July

    | Inspire | 11/07/2012 07:00am
    Digital Camera World photo of the day | www.digitalcameraworld.com

    This image needs to be viewed in full – click on the picture to view!

    How to shoot haunting digital infrared photography

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 09/07/2012 03:00am
    Digital Infrared Photography: our final image

    Infrared light isn’t normally visible to the human eye, but in some circumstances it’s possible to capture it with your camera. The results of digital infrared photography can be truly stunning, lending a haunting appearance to outdoor scenes. The effect works particularly well on bright, sunny days in summer, when there are plenty of young, photosynthesising leaves on the trees.

    8 ‘alternative’ ways to convert to black and white in Photoshop

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 29/06/2012 10:30am
    8 alternative ways to convert to black and white: Desaturation

    There are many ways to skin a cat in Photoshop and converting to mono is no exception. Here are some other popular ways to convert to black and white for those who don’t want to use the Black & White tool.

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