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.
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.
In this quick guide to off-camera flash we explain everything you need to know about how to take control of lighting.
Focus your flashgun and transform harsh light with the space-saving Lastolite Strobo Collapsible Snoot. We recently put it to the test…
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.
What is a wireless flash trigger good for? There are lots of things to think about when using off-camera flash, but using a wireless flash trigger can make the process much simpler. In our latest Layman’s Guide we answer all the common questions beginner photographers have about wireless flash triggers.
Automatic flash exposure systems make using flash easier than ever before, but there are some problems that crop-up on a regular basis. In the latest article in her series looking at some of the mistakes photographers make, our head of testing Angela Nicholson explains some of the classic flash photography mistakes and offers some of her best flash photography tips for avoiding them.
We round up six of the best flash modifiers you can use to soften your flash, add a dash of colour and other tricks.
On some DSLRs your pop-up flash can control another flashgun. In this tutorial we show you how to make this simple Strobist portrait setup to selectively light your pictures.
Using your flash and split-second timing to shoot high-speed photography of water balloons exploding can create spectacular results. In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to do it.