In this beginner photography guide we explain everything you need to know about the optical filters that matter in digital photography.
Have you ever wondered how pro photographers capture movement in their landscape shots to produce soft, blurry clouds and misty waterfalls? Are your long exposures just not delivering the same effect? Chances are that those pro images have been shot using a neutral density filter. These dark filters are designed to reduce the amount of light reaching the sensor in order to increase exposure times, without affecting the colour of the image. But how do you know when to use ND filters?
Learn how to darken the heavens and create better landscapes as we show you how to use ND grad filters… and when you should avoid them.
Recently we asked our readers on Facebook to tell us their favourite cameras and which lenses they use most often. In our final survey we went on to ask them to tell us what accessory they use most often and what is the next accessory on their shopping list. The results were pretty interesting. Who knew so many of you used intervalometers!
In this great photography cheat sheet from the team at The Studio, they’ve rounded up 11 of the most important photography filters, illustrated their effects with and without the filter mounted and explained when you might want to use one to improve your image.
Improve your photos with our expert help. Here are 10 quick landscape photography tips to help you give your pictures a breath of fresh air…
In this long exposure photography tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to use one filter to balance your exposure, then use another filter to enable a long exposure.
For long exposures or bright conditions you’ll need to rely on your camera filters. But which set is best? We put six systems to the test…
Do you still need to use filters on your camera lens or is it easy to recreate their effects in Lightroom and Photoshop?
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.