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.

    Camera filters: which type is right for you?

    | Photography Tips | 30/11/2012 16:30pm
    6 top filters for landscape photography tested and rated

    Choosing which camera filter to buy depends on a number of critical factors. In our latest video, we run through the different types of camera filters available, explains their pros and cons and which might be the best filter for your photography.

    6 top filters for landscape photography tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 05/08/2012 05:00am
    6 top filters for landscape photography tested and rated

    Want to put an end to washed-out skies? We test 5 of the top filters for landscape photography and find out which will balance your exposure best

    How and when to use ND filters (and what the numbers mean)

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 05/07/2012 04:00am
    When and how to use ND filters

    Have you ever wondered how pro photographers capture movement in their landscape shots to produce soft, blurry clouds and misty waterfalls? Are your long exposures just not delivering the same effect? Chances are that those pro images have been shot using a neutral density filter. These dark filters are designed to reduce the amount of light reaching the sensor in order to increase exposure times, without affecting the colour of the image. But how do you know when to use ND filters?

    Essential accessories

    | Photography for Beginners | 06/12/2011 16:19pm
    Chris Rutter using a tripod

    Upgrading from a compact to an SLR camera opens up a world of photographic possibilities, here’s our guide to the accessories – from bags to flashguns and filters – that can help you take your photography to the next level

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