How to buy a flashgun: the most important features every photographer should have

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 18/03/2014 00:01am
    How to buy a flashgun: the most important features you'll want to have

    A full-sized flashgun delivers the potential for versatile lighting techniques in wide-ranging conditions. In this quick buyer’s guide we’ll explain how to buy a flashgun by revealing some of the most important features every photographer will want to have.

    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: learn basic TTL flash techniques

    | Photography Tips | 24/02/2014 00:01am
    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: learn basic TTL flash techniques

    As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we introduce you to several basic TTL flash techniques that can transform your images.

    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    | Night, Photography Tips | 09/02/2014 00:01am
    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    Orange backgrounds can be a casualty of using flash at night. In this quick guide we’ll show you how lighting gels like an orange CTO gel can help neutralise the colour in your backgrounds.

    77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

    | Photography Tips | 07/02/2014 00:01am
    77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything

    Learn new photography techniques – and master old ones – with this essential photographer’s resource. This list of 77 photography techniques to try covers some of the most popular types of photography.

    High speed photography: how to use flash, not shutter speed, to freeze action

    | Photography Tips | 05/02/2014 00:01am
    High speed photography: how to use flash, rather than shutter speed, to freeze action

    Discover how to stop high-speed action with hotshoe flash. In this tutorial we show you an alternative high-speed photography technique that doesn’t require a super-fast shutter speed.

    10 camera techniques to master in 2014

    | Photography for Beginners | 13/01/2014 00:01am
    10 camera techniques to master in 2014

    While it can take years to master the camera techniques you need to take amazing images, whatever your skill level and whatever you choose to shoot, it often pays to keep things simple. Here we’ve put together 10 essential camera techniques every photographer should master.

    The 3 most common flash photography problems (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 10/01/2014 00:01am
    The 3 most common flash photography problems (and how to avoid them)

    Photographers run into all sorts of problems when they take out their flashgun. In this quick tutorial we highlight the three most common flash photography problems and what you can do to avoid them.

    Off-camera flash: how to stop fearing your flashgun and take control of lighting

    | Photography for Beginners | 03/01/2014 00:01am
    Lighting portraits with off-camera flash

    In this quick guide to off-camera flash we explain everything you need to know about how to take control of lighting.

    Lastolite Strobo Collapsible Snoot review

    | Accessories, Reviews | 15/12/2013 12:00pm
    Lastolite Strobo Collapsible Snoot review

    Focus your flashgun and transform harsh light with the space-saving Lastolite Strobo Collapsible Snoot. We recently put it to the test…

    Transform your pictures for under £100: getting the most from budget flashguns

    | Photography Tips | 02/12/2013 00:01am
    Transform your pictures for less than £100: stop being afraid of your flashgun

    As we continue our Shoot Like A Pro series on the most useful photography accessories for under £100, we look at flashguns and how taking control of lighting can be the most important thing you do as a photographer.

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