Backlit portraits: how to give your subjects a golden halo effect

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 27/08/2013 12:01pm
    Backlit portraits: how to give your subjects a golden halo effect

    In our latest outdoor portrait photography tutorial we show you how to use clever framing of the sun give your people pictures a golden halo effect. Read on to find out how to make your own atmospheric backlit portraits!

    Sunrise photography tips: DSLR shortcuts that are guaranteed to brighten your day

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 14/06/2013 00:01am
    Sunrise photography tips to brighten your day

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a sunrise photography shoot on the stunning Dorset coast.

    Photography Lighting: simple ways you can make the most of natural light

    | Photography Tips | 29/04/2013 00:01am
    Photography Lighting: simple ways to make the most of natural light

    In the third part of our Shoot Like A Pro series post on photography lighting in all its forms, we take a look at how you can make the most of natural light on any given occasion. For large subjects such as landscapes or buildings it’s not feasible to control the light, so you will [...]

    Photography Lighting: simple ways of improving the light

    | Photography Tips | 22/04/2013 00:01am
    Photography Lighting: simple ways of improving the light

    In our latest Shoot Like A Pro series post on photography lighting in all its forms, we take a look at some of the easy ways you can improve the light available to you.

    Shooting in full sun: 3 ways to banish shadows shooting portraits outside

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 17/04/2013 11:59am
    Shooting in full sun: 3 ways to banish shadows shooting portraits outside

    Are unflattering shadows spoiling your outdoor portrait photography? Here are three simple ways you can rescue your portraits when shooting in full sun.

    Photography Lighting: how to take control of everything from natural light to flash

    | Photography Tips | 15/04/2013 00:01am
    Photography Lighting: take control of everything from natural light to off-camera flash

    In our new Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at photography lighting and how you can take control of the elements to get more balanced, beautiful images. We start this week by taking a closer look at the character of light and how the quality of light will affect your images.

    Color Photography Explained: simple tips for making your brightest-ever images

    | Photography for Beginners | 22/02/2013 01:00am
    What is color gamut?

    In the first of a new series here on Digital Camera World, we’re going to explore color photography in depth. We’re going to answer every question from what is color temperature to what are complementary and clashing colors, to best methods of using filters and software to fine tune your tones to get the color photography you want.

    This week we’ll start by demystifying color temperature, color spaces, gamut and some of the other common color photography jargon you may have heard but always been confused by.

    How to track the sun for perfect landscape photos

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 06/01/2013 13:00pm
    How to track the sun for perfect landscape photos

    One of our best landscape photography tips has nothing to do with your camera. In our landscape photography tutorial below, follow our simple technique for tracking the sun and you’ll always get the best light in your landscape photos.

    Silhouette photography: tips for shooting into the sun

    | Photography Tips | 09/11/2012 11:45am
    Silhouette photography: tips for shooting into the sun

    Sometimes it is the simplest pictures that work best. And in terms of photo composition and lighting, shots don’t come any simpler than silhouette photography.

    Child Photography: tips for taking natural-looking portraits of children

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 05/11/2012 11:30am
    Child Photography: tips for taking natural-looking portraits of children

    Photographing children is something that many photographers say should be avoided at all costs! While it’s fair to say that child photography can be challenging, it really doesn’t need to be a painful experience.

    If you’ve got children of your own or friends with kids, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, taking family portrait photography to capture the magic of an exploding smile, the emotion of a child in thought or the expressiveness of a mischievous grin far outweighs the risks of tears and tantrums. Here’s how it’s done.

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