In this beginner photography guide we explain everything you need to know about the optical filters that matter in digital photography.
With the Christmas season in full swing, towns are awash with festive colours and textures. But it can be tricky knowing how to set up your camera to shoot bright subjects in low light. In our latest photography cheat sheet we’ve provided a very timely tips card explaining how to photograph Christmas lights and ensure a good exposure.
Have you ever wondered how pro photographers capture movement in their landscape shots to produce soft, blurry clouds and misty waterfalls? Are your long exposures just not delivering the same effect? Chances are that those pro images have been shot using a neutral density filter. These dark filters are designed to reduce the amount of light reaching the sensor in order to increase exposure times, without affecting the colour of the image. But how do you know when to use ND filters?
What is a CSC? A compact system camera is similar to a DSLR, but with these notable exceptions…
Non-professional subjects won’t know how to pose for pictures so you need to direct them to get the best portraits possible. In this tutorial and cheat sheet we’ll show you three flattering camera angles and three classic poses that work every time.
In our new infographic we’ve illustrated the color temperature scale and show you where some of the more commonly used white balance settings sit within it. We’ve also shown where some common shooting conditions, such as hazy skies and sunsets, sit within the color temperature scale and what white balance setting you might want to use to capture accurate colors in these conditions.
Digital photography certainly isn’t shy of tricky camera settings and technical concepts – and for a beginner it can be pretty overwhelming. This infographic can help!
Become a master of professional portrait lighting with these 24 essential studio lighting set-ups. Our free portrait lighting guide offers everything you need to know to get set up, plus illustrations of the effects.
Which Nikon DSLR is best for your needs? Our colleagues at the Nikon magazine NPhoto have tested every Nikon DSLR available and created this handy buyer’s guide.
In our latest photography cheat sheet we’ve created a free posing guide for headshots and hands. Here you’ll find nine classic poses for beautiful head-and-shoulder portraits.