Beginner photography tips: common problems with composition and framing

    | Photography Tips | 18/11/2013 11:22am
    Beginner photography tips: common problems with composition and framing

    In the final part of our Shoot Like A Pro series looking at some of the most common problems that plague new photographers we turn our attention to composition and framing.

    Water reflection techniques: how to increase the impact of your landscapes

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 06/11/2013 00:01am
    Water reflection techniques: how to increase the impact of your landscapes

    Nothing can bring your landscape photography to life more than a sharp, stunning water reflection. In this tutorial we explain how to photograph a reflection.

    Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 very different effects

    | Photography Tips | 30/10/2013 00:01am
    Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 different effects

    Tilt-shift photography is commonly misconstrued solely as producing miniature effects in your images. But tilt-shift photography is much more than producing toy towns. In this tutorial we show you six vastly different effects you can produce with the same tilt-shift lens.

    Directional lighting: how the angle of the sun can affect your photos

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 11/10/2013 11:35am
    Directional lighting: how the angle of the sun can affect your photos

    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.

    How to change your composition with Photoshop Elements’ Recompose tool

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 03/10/2013 11:38am
    How to change your composition with Photoshop Elements' Recompose tool

    Photoshop Elements’ Recompose tool is a clever function that allows you to alter the ratio of your images without distorting key details. In this tutorial we show you how it works.

    Camera composition tips: 1 subject, 6 ways to shoot it

    | Photography Tips | 02/10/2013 00:01am
    Camera composition tips: 1 subject, 6 ways to shoot it

    Using different viewpoints and lenses can dramatically alter the look of your photographs. In this tutorial we’ll share some of our best in-camera composition tips and show you how to take one subject and shoot it six different ways for varying effects.

    Trompe l’oeil in photography: how to play with perspective and deceive the eye

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 18/09/2013 11:32am
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    Trompe l’oeil, or trick of the eye, is a popular compositional technique that can add some fun to your photography. There are endless ways to do it, and it’s easy to do, but it does take time to find the right subjects and angles for really convincing shots. Here’s how it’s done.

    Avoid dull landscape photography: simple in-camera tricks to add a feeling of depth

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 29/08/2013 11:21am
    Avoid dull landscape photography: simple in-camera tricks to add a feeling of depth

    You can do almost anything on the computer these days. And while we certainly extol the virtues of the digital darkroom, there is a sense of satisfaction in achieving a desired effect in-camera. In this tutorial we’ll show you three simple in-camera tricks for avoid dull landscape images by giving them a feeling a depth.

    How to crop pictures to fix composition: a step-by-step guide

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 31/07/2013 13:12pm
    How to crop pictures to fix composition: a step-by-step guide

    There’s more to using Photoshop Elements’ Crop tool than chopping out unwanted bits from your pictures. In this Photoshop Elements tutorial we’ll show you how to crop pictures to fix the composition of your images.

    Worm’s eye view photography: how to shoot a unique view of the world

    | Photography Tips | 29/07/2013 11:26am
    Worm's eye view photography: how to shoot a unique view of the world

    Discover how you can get a unique view of the world by seeing it from a worm’s eye view. Our latest tutorial shows you how to get down and dirty with your camera!

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