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.
Photographers run the gamut of everything from the adrenaline junkie to the nature-loving bird photographer, with a whole lot of ground in between.
In their latest guest blog post, the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure have broken down what they believe are the 25 types of photographers. Which one are you?
The city at night is a fantastic place for photography. But you’ll want to get there just after sunset. In this tutorial we explain how the twilight hours are perfect for capturing atmospheric pictures of illuminated buildings and city landmarks.
There’s nothing new about panoramic photography: it’s just that it’s now easier than ever before. In this tutorial we’ll run through the basics of panoramic photography, offer some tips on how to shoot your scene and then show you an easy way to stitch them together.
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.
Bad weather doesn’t have to curb your photography. Using your creative side, there are plenty of fun photo projects you can pursue that embrace the challenging elements. In fact, rain can be a great time to shoot outdoor portrait photography, as the drops can produce a shimmering bokeh background.
In this tutorial we show you exactly how to set up your camera and edit your rainy day portraits to maximise this bokeh background effect.
You don’t have to have access to the photographers’ pit at stadium concerts to take great music photography. There are some excellent opportunities at festivals and even local bars and pubs.
In her latest post in her series looking at some of the common photography mistakes photographers make, our head of testing Angela Nicholson examines some of the most common mistakes made by music photographers and gives some advice on getting things right.