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

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 01/09/2014 00:01am
    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

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 13/08/2014 00:01am
    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

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 03/08/2014 00:01am
    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!)

    | Photography Tips | 24/07/2014 00:01am
    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

    | Accessories, Reviews | 13/07/2014 00:01am
    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

    | Accessories, Reviews | 22/05/2014 00:01am
    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…

    9 filter mistakes every photographer makes (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 20/05/2014 00:01am
    10 tips for using your 10-stop ND filter: everything you need to know to ensure sharp photos

    In this tutorial our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the biggest mistakes photographers make when using filters, and explains how to avoid them.

    Seascape photography: how to shoot smooth stormy seas

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 19/05/2014 00:01am
    Seascape photography 05

    Learn how to take dreamy seascape photography with our simple tutorial

    Transform your pictures for under £100: using ND, ND grad and polariser filters

    | Photography Tips | 10/12/2013 00:01am
    Transform your pictures for under £100: using ND, ND grad and polariser filters

    Often dismissed as either unnecessary or gimmicky, filters can be the most important and useful creative tools in your camera bag. But which types of filters are actually going to enhance your images, and how do you choose between the different filter systems? As we continue our Shoot Like A Pro series on the most [...]

    Variable ND filters: how to capture cool motion-blur effects

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 10/10/2013 12:26pm
    Sports photography tips: how to capture motion blur

    Recently we explained how to use an ND grad filter to rectify murky foregrounds or over-exposed skies. This week we thought we’d show how to use a variable ND filter, which you can use to capture amazing motion-blur effects.