Autumn Photography: 24 tips on how to take awesome pictures of Fall

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 23/09/2013 00:01am
    Autumn Photography: 24 tips on how to take awesome pictures of Fall

    Autumn is a period of transition, when life slowly drains from the land, but instead of fading quietly it goes out in a blaze of glory, creating some of the most spectacular photo opportunities you’ll see all year. Over the next month in our Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll explore the techniques you need to shoot stunning pictures of Fall, and tantalise you with a mouthwatering selection of autumnal shots.

    Professional photographers: 18 things we wish we knew as beginners

    | Photography Tips | 14/09/2013 00:01am
    Professional photographers: 18 things we wish we knew as beginners

    Hindsight is a wonderful thing… or at least it would be if we could go back in time and tell ourselves then what we’ve learnt since!

    Dull day photography: what (and how) to shoot when the sun isn’t shining

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 13/09/2013 00:01am
    Dull day photography: what (and how) to shoot when the sun isn't shining

    No sun? No worries. There’s still opportunity for great pictures. In this tutorial we explain a few simple photography tips for making the most of dull days.

    Nik Collection review: is Google’s photo editing plug-in bundle the best of its kind?

    | Accessories, Reviews | 09/09/2013 12:36pm
    Nik Collection review: we put Google's new photo editing plug-in bundle to the test

    Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro 2, Silver Efex Pro 2, Sharpener Pro 3, Color Efex Pro 4, Viveza 2 and Define 2 plug-ins are being sold together for the first time as the Nik Collection. But is the sum greater than its parts? Find out in our Nik Collection review.

    How to break out of your photography rut: 6 quick fixes for creative photographers

    | Photography Tips | 07/09/2013 00:01am
    Banish Bad Pictures: 9 quick fixes for common camera complaints

    We all lose our photographic mojo once in a while or maybe find that we are effectively taking the same images over and over again. In their latest guest blog post, our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure compiled 6 tried and tested techniques to help you break out of this photographic rut and start taking more creative images.

    Breaking bad habits: how to add variety to your landscape photography portfolio

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 06/09/2013 00:01am
    Breaking bad habits: how to add variety to your landscape portfolio

    Do you enjoy taking landscape images but find you mostly use similar settings for all of my shots? In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post we explain how to experiment and add variety to your landscape photography portfolio.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in September

    | Photography Tips | 01/09/2013 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in September 2013

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in August 2013.

    Best photo editing tips for beginners: 18 quick fixes to common image problems

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 30/08/2013 00:01am
    Best photo editing tips for beginners: 18 quick fixes to common image problems

    Getting to grips with your photo editing software can be quite a challenge if you’re just getting started. In this tutorial we’ve compiled 18 of the best photo editing tips and quick fixes for photographers who want to beat some of the common problems with colour, tone and composition.

    Breaking bad photo habits: 10 classic blunders and easy ways to improve

    | Photography Tips | 12/08/2013 00:01am
    How to set up your camera to shoot pictures of buildings both old and new

    It’s easy to fall into bad habits, and by definition they are annoying. She may not be able to help you stop biting your nails, tailgating or knuckle cracking, but Angela Nicholson, our head of testing continues her ongoing series on avoiding classic photo mistakes by offering some advice about breaking bad photo habits to help you create more interesting images. So kick the spoilers out of your portfolio and use these tips to start boosting your hit rate!

    8 common mistakes photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 08/08/2013 00:01am
    8 common mistakes all photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

    Many photographers have to fit their hobby around a full-time job, so their annual vacation is the perfect opportunity to spend some time taking photographs.

    In the seventh part of her ongoing series about how to avoid making classic photographic mistakes our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the problems photographers encounter on holiday and offers some expert advice about how to avoid them.

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