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

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… Continue reading

Using ND grad filters: how to fix murky foregrounds and over-exposed skies

How to use an ND grad filter to preserve detail in your landscapes: step 4

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.

Seascape Photography Tips: using your 10-stop ND filter for ultra long exposures

Seascape Photography Tips: using your 10-stop ND filter for ultra long exposures

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: the only cheat sheet you’ll need for beautiful, balanced exposures

Camera Filters: the only cheat sheet you'll ever need to get beautifully balanced exposures

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.