The key to choosing the best camera settings for sunsets is to make sure you capture the sunset’s colours as they are, not how the camera ‘thinks’ they should be.
In our photography cheat sheet we’ve provided some of the ideal settings for sunsets. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over!
Should you stand with the sun directly behind your – or should you shoot into the sun and do battle with shadows? Our infographic on directional lighting helps illustrate the effects you can expect from different angles of the sun.
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.
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!
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a sunrise photography shoot on the stunning Dorset coast.
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… Continue reading
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.
Are unflattering shadows spoiling your outdoor portrait photography? Here are three simple ways you can rescue your portraits when shooting in full sun.
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.
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.