Daytime long exposure: photography tips for smoothing water and blurring skies

Daytime long exposure: photography tips for smoothing water and blurring skies

Daytime long exposure photography is the landscape cliche that just won’t quit. Love them or loathe them, long-exposure landscape shots are here to stay, and judging by the amount of slow-motion seascapes in particular that are emailed to us each week, it’s clear that many of you love creating them as much as we do. In this tutorial we explain what you need to know about making these enduringly popular images.

Beach photography: how to add creative effects in-camera and on the computer

Beach photography: tips for adding creative effects in-camera and on the computer

In the final instalment of our Shoot Like A Pro series on improving your beach photography we suggest some quick and easy creative effects you can achieve both in-camera and on the computer to enhance your coastal portfolio.

Beach photography: where and when to capture stunning wildlife pictures

Beach photography: where and when to capture stunning wildlife pictures

In the second part of our Shoot Like a Pro series on beach photography we explain where and when to photograph coastal wildlife, and some of the great images you can make.

Beach photography: how to shoot striking seaside pictures of any subject you want

Beach photography: how to shoot stunning seaside pictures of any subject you want

In our new Shoot Like A Pro series we turn our attention to beach photography and run through some of the best techniques photographers can use to capture seaside pictures of a variety of subjects.

Photo Anatomy: the secrets behind one photographer’s perfect composition

Photo Anatomy: the secrets behind one photographer's perfect composition

In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

In our latest instalment, we dissect Alisdair Miller’s striking image of a stranded lifeboat in Dubai.

Best camera settings for shooting beach photography?

Best camera settings for beach photography

Do your beach photos come out too dark or suffer poor colour balance. Here are some of the best camera settings to use for your beach photography.

Seaside Photography: how to photograph seabirds like a pro

Seaside Photography: how to photograph seabirds like a pro

Seabird ‘cities’ are the perfect way to improve both your wildlife photography skills and add some diversity to your seaside photography portfolio. In this post we explain how to photograph seabirds to create pictures with real impact.

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.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: seaside sunset photography made easy

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: seaside sunset photography made easy

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a quest to capture brilliant seaside sunset photography.

DIY Photography Hacks: 4 inexpensive ways to keep your camera dry

4 inexpensive ways to keep your camera dry: make a DIY rain guard

Whether you’re shooting in the rain or taking pictures of the sea, water can cause all sorts of problems for your camera. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks series post we show you 4 simple ways you can keep your camera dry and keep on shooting through any adverse conditions. First we offer two DIY options, and then we suggest two budget camera accessories that can also do the job at little cost. We’ve also included a short video of all these bad weather photography tips in action.