Camera filters: real (optical) vs fake (digital)

Camera filters: real (optical) vs fake (digital) nd grad

Do you still need to use filters on your camera lens or is it easy to recreate their effects in Lightroom and Photoshop?

How to use a graduated filter… the wrong way round!

How to use a graduated filter… the wrong way round for creative effects!

In this quick tutorial we show you how to use a graduated filter the wrong way round when shooting sunsets to create even more striking effects.

Best camera filter system for photographers: 6 options tested and rated

Best camera filter system for photographers: 6 options tested and rated

Thought camera filters died with film? Think again, as a decent filter kit can still work wonders. Here we round up six of the best filter systems to find out which is the best camera filter system for photographers.

DIY Photography Hacks: make your own filter with a cheap pair of sunglasses

DIY Photography Hacks: make your own filter with a cheap pair of sunglasses

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks tutorial we show you how to use an old pair of sunglasses as a filter to create a variety of photo effects.

4 ways to get the best effects possible from your polariser filter

How to use a polariser filter for maximum impact: know the two types of polarisers

With the advances in post-production software, it’s now possible to do almost anything to your images after you’ve fired the shutter, but there’s one filter that’s difficult to replicate effectively, and that’s the polariser filter. In this tutorial we show you 4 simple ways to use your polariser filter to its maximum potential.

Blur moving clouds with an ND filter: how to calculate exposures in 4 easy steps

How to blur moving clouds: 01 Choose a filter

Using long exposures to blur moving water is a classic technique, but a similar technique can also be used to great effect to blur scudding clouds. In this tutorial we show you how to calculate exposures with your ND filter to blur moving clouds, giving more impact to your landscape photography.

3 ways to smooth over water in photos without using Photoshop

3 simple ways to give water a smoothed in your photos

Frustrated by unattractive water in your landscape photography? Try these simple in-camera tricks for smoothing out ripples in water.

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

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…

Lee Little Stopper filter review

Lee Little Stopper filter review

The Big Stopper has been a staple of landscape photographers everywhere. Is Lee’s new filter, the Lee Little Stopper just as good? Find out in our review.

Best ND filter: 6 top models tested and rated

Best ND filter: 6 top models tested and rated

Bright light isn’t always a good thing. Get some serious stopping power as we test six of the top options to find the best ND filter for photographers…