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    Monochrome photography: make striking images using your camera’s mono mode

    | B&W, Photography Tips | 13/02/2014 00:01am
    Monochrome photography: how to compose strong images using your camera's black and white mode

    Why set your camera to its mono mode for monochrome photography when you can simply convert a regular colour image into monochrome on the computer? It’s because you need a black-and-white ‘eye’ to shoot good black and white photography in the first place, and being able to see the results on the spot is a huge advantage. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up your camera and compose strong monochrome photography using your camera’s black and white mode.

    Creative photography: how to think beyond the obvious with composition

    | Photography Tips | 23/01/2014 00:01am
    Creative photography: simple ways to think beyond the obvious with your compositions

    Break the rules and add variety and interest to your images! In this tutorial we show you how thinking beyond the obvious with your compositions leads to more creative photography.

    Seascape photography: how to shoot minimalist coastal compositions

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 08/12/2013 00:01am
    Seascape photography: how to shoot minimalist coastal compositions

    Wet, windy weather shouldn’t get in the way of great seascape photography. Instead of shooting sunny blue skies and yellow beaches, try experimenting with moody monotone seascapes and arty minimalist compositions in the colder months.

    See pictures like a professional: what to look for and how to really work a scene

    | Photography Tips | 05/12/2013 00:01am
    See pictures like a professional: what to look for and how to really work a scene

    To see pictures like a professional photographer you need to know what elements to look for. Discover how to work a scene from top to bottom to make sure you’ve explored every creative angle.

    How to compose a photograph in Live View

    | Photography for Beginners | 28/11/2013 11:00am
    How to compose a photograph in Live View

    Discover how to compose a photograph and fine tune your framing by previewing your image on your camera’s LCD screen.

    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.