Master Aperture Priority

Most cameras offer a selection of exposure modes ranging from fully automatic to fully manual.

Improve your family portrait skills

contemporary family portraits: tips and techniques

Everything you need to know for contemporary family portraits
There’s lots to consider when taking your family pictures, from the technology you’re using to how the people involved react. By using some simple tricks in composition and preparation, and by keeping the children entertained, you can be sure that you’ve got all you need to take some really good family photos.

Take better photographs of children

The best time for candids and portraits is towards the end of the shoot, as the children’s mood becomes calmer and more thoughtful.

Shoot fantastic water landscapes

Creating a sense of motion in your images can be a tricky technique to master, and blurring moving water is no exception.

Boost autumn colours with white balance

When shooting autumnal scenes, its important to make sure that all the colours in your images remain vibrant and punchy.

Improve your car photography

All of us have a camera and most of us have a car, so why not combine the two and set yourself a little project this weekend, which is to capture some artistic images of your motor<span class="__mo

Take sharper shots

Great shots with superb composition and perfect metering can be easily totally ruined by a lack of sharpness.

Create light sculptures like the pros

Get to grips with your camera’s settings

It’s all very well knowing what all those buttons on your camera do, but would you be able to adjust them all in a dark room in order to get yourself the perfect shot? Obvious though it sounds, key to getting the most from your kit is knowing how it’s going to react in different… Continue reading

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