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 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.
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.
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.
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?
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