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…

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

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

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Learn how to take dreamy seascape photography with our simple tutorial

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

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

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.

Best circular polarizer filter: 5 top models tested and rated

Best circular polarizer filter: 5 top models tested and rated

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.

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.