Polarizing filter effects: the easy way to boost color

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

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.

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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)

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?