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

    Photo ideas: cross-polarisation photography

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 09/02/2011 15:03pm

    10 quick landscape photography tips

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 09/09/2010 14:32pm
    10 quick landscape photography tips

    Improve your photos with our expert help. Here are 10 quick landscape photography tips to help you give your pictures a breath of fresh air…

    Whether you’re new to digital photography or just searching for some inspiration, our quick and easy photography tips will help you take better pictures with the minimum of fuss.

    Fake a graduated filter effect: Part 2 of 2

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 26/11/2009 10:58am

    Give bland skies a stylish graduated tint by using the Gradient Tool in Photoshop and Elements On bright sunny days capturing landscapes may result in a washed-out sky – especially if you’ve exposed for the ground. Many photographers get around this problem by using a graduated filter, which are dark at the top and fade [...]