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 [...]
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.
A circular polarizer filter can help you boost the color and contrast in your images. In our latest group test we seek to find the best circular polarizer for your needs, testing out five of the top filters available.
ND grad filters are some of the most indispensable photo accessories for landscape photography. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to use a graduated neutral density filter to stave off over-exposed skies and dark foregrounds.
Fitting a polarizing filter will cut out glare and make the color in your images pop. Our quick guide explains how to use a polarizing filter in three simple steps.
As the sun re-emerges we all start thinking about hitting the beach. For photographers, however, this takes on a completely different meaning. In this tutorial we offer our best seascape photography tips for using your 10-stop ND filter to shoot long exposures that tame the waves and convey a sense of movement in the clouds.
Camera filters can be a bit of an enigma for many photographers, both new and experienced. In our new cheat sheet we’ve produced a handy cheat sheet that takes you four of the most common problem areas for photographers when it comes to using camera filters.
Our flow chart shows you how to choose the best ND grad filter; how to get perfect exposures with a solid ND filter; the secret to using a circular polariser and troubleshooting the common problems with camera filters.
What is a polarizer filter? Find out how you can use this filter to reduce reflections in pictures of water and achieve stronger colours.
We test the Lee Filters Seven5 Micro Filter System, the new filter kit designed specifically for compact system cameras. Is this the perfect filter kit for CSC users?
Big sky photography can give your landscape photos immediate impact, but how do you cope with the obvious contrast issues when taking pictures of the sky? Follow these simple DSLR tips and learn exactly how to adapt your approach to sky photography that fills your frame.