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    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.

    Best circular polarizer filter: 5 top models tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 24/09/2013 00:01am
    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

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 21/08/2013 11:00am
    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.

    Polarizing filter effects: the easy way to boost color

    | Photography Tips | 01/07/2013 11:30am
    Polarizing filter effects: the easy way to boost color

    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.

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

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 25/04/2013 00:01am
    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

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 28/02/2013 12:41pm
    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.

    What is a polarizer filter? How to reduce reflections in pictures of water

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 19/02/2013 11:30am
    What is a polarizer filter: how they work

    What is a polarizer filter? Find out how you can use this filter to reduce reflections in pictures of water and achieve stronger colours.

    Lee Filters Seven5 Micro Filter System review: is it the best filter for CSC users?

    | Accessories, Reviews | 16/02/2013 14:00pm
    Lee Filters Seven5 Micro Filter System review:

    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?

    Sky Photography: how to take pictures of the sky that dramatically fill your frame

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 15/02/2013 15:00pm
    Sky Photography: how to take pictures of the sky that dramatically fill your frame

    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.

    Using a polarizing filter to shoot the perfect sky: 4 tips for doing it right

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 27/01/2013 02:00am
    Using a polarizing filter to shoot the perfect sky: 4 tips for doing it right

    Using a polarizing filter in your landscape photography is a great way to darken skies and create images with real impact. These 4 tips for using a polarizing filter will help get you started right.

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