Learn how to shoot environmental portrait photography, as we show you how to break out of the studio and take reportage-style portraits of people going about their everyday business.
Once you know the rules of photography, you’ll be able to use them in creative ways – particularly when it comes to exposure. But breaking the rules of photography doesn’t merely mean getting the exposure wrong. It means deliberately choosing to expose ‘imperfectly’ to create a specific effect. In this tutorial we show you four ways to play with exposure and break the rules of photography and create stunning in-camera effects.
Photography lights come in all shapes and sizes, and can be set up in so many different ways. In our latest portrait photography cheat sheet we show you seven classic one light portrait setups, illustrating both the arrangement and the effects produced.
We round up six of the best flash modifiers you can use to soften your flash, add a dash of colour and other tricks.
Autumn photography is full of wonderful colors and textures, and one way to emphasize them in stunning detail is to shoot them close-up. In this tutorial we show you how to shoot amazing macro pictures of autumn.
If you want to showcase your best photos or create a truly personal gift, self-publishing your own photo book is a wonderful option. Here we offer photo book reviews for six of the best self-publishing options online.
Venturing into the woods to capture the first light streaming through the canopy is one of the special moments in photography. There’s a true feeling of satisfaction in shooting forest photography, particularly on bright autumn mornings, but it also presents its share of challenges – namely, how to get a good exposure. In this tutorial we explain how to set up your camera to shoot high-contrast photography, and then edit your bracketed exposures on the computer.
Daytime long exposure photography is the landscape cliche that just won’t quit. Love them or loathe them, long-exposure landscape shots are here to stay, and judging by the amount of slow-motion seascapes in particular that are emailed to us each week, it’s clear that many of you love creating them as much as we do. In this tutorial we explain what you need to know about making these enduringly popular images.
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.
From classic headshots to light-hearted Facebook snaps, we have 6 quick and easy self-portrait ideas to liven up your photography.