What is a long exposure and why is it an important technique for photographers? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about how to shoot a long exposure. In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions new photographers have.
Timing is key to shooting great seascapes. You need to be there at the right time of day, but just as important is the timing of the exposure. For a raging, stormy sea, a fast shutter speed can be appropriate, but with calmer waters, the best approach is to take it slow. Very slow. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take control of your camera to take long exposure pictures of the sea you can be proud of.
In low light conditions or for creative effect, make better use of long exposure photography to extend your photographic boundaries
Capture stunning waterfall photography with our step-by-step guide to exposure, motion blur and more…
Using long exposures to blur moving water is a classic technique, but a similar technique can also be used to great effect to blur scudding clouds. In this tutorial we show you how to calculate exposures with your ND filter to blur moving clouds, giving more impact to your landscape photography.
Frustrated by unattractive water in your landscape photography? Try these simple in-camera tricks for smoothing out ripples in water.
In our new cheat sheet we suggest some of the best camera settings for to use to give yourself the best advantage shooting handheld. Remember, these are just a starting point. Master these and from there you can exploring your creativity!
Struggling with your long exposures? Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how to photograph light trails of cars can be found in this expert tutorial.
Star trails are a popular subject to shoot this time of year, but knowing how to use your camera’s Bulb mode setting is the only way you’ll get an exposure long enough to capture the classic night photography effect you’re after. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to hold the shutter open as long as you like.
We often sing the praises of camera filters and the creative advantages they offer photographers, but depending on the make and model of your camera, you don’t always need a filter. Below we’ll show you a really simple technique for making multiple exposures in-camera – a great alternative for making long-exposure effects in bright sunlight.