What is flash sync? If you’re new to flash photography you’ve probably been asking yourself this question. In our latest beginner’s guide to flash we explain how each of your flash modes work and offer a handy photography cheat sheet that illustrates the process.
Let’s face it: there have been a lot of Adobe announcements in the past year introducing new products from Photoshop CC to Lightroom 5, Photoshop Touch, Photoshop CS6, and more. And it can get confusing!
So how do all these platforms sit in the Adobe range of photo editing software? To celebrate the official launch today of Photoshop CC, our friends at Practical Photoshop have put together this brilliant cheat sheet illustrating The Photoshop Family.
How do you choose between a slow shutter speed vs fast shutter speed? In our latest photography cheat sheet we break down all the numbers…
In our latest photography cheat sheet we look at some of the different ways of using shutter speed to produce different digital camera effects.
If you’re looking to take your photography further you’ll probably want to learn how to use off-camera flash. In this tutorial we show you 6 simple studio light setups that will help you capture some of the most classic portrait lighting effects.
Want to give your portrait photography a nice blend of subtle and atmospheric effects? These advanced studio lighting techniques using simple two-head lighting set-ups will give you incredible versatility as a portrait photographer.
Ever wondered why some backgrounds are pin-sharp and others are out of focus? This is what’s called deep depth of field and shallow depth of field. Find out how to take full control of this in-camera photography effect and answer any lingering questions you may have.
Camera filters can be a bit of an enigma for many photographers, both new and experienced. In our new cheat sheet we’ve produced a handy cheat sheet that takes you four of the most common problem areas for photographers when it comes to using camera filters.
Our flow chart shows you how to choose the best ND grad filter; how to get perfect exposures with a solid ND filter; the secret to using a circular polariser and troubleshooting the common problems with camera filters.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on studio lights. It’s possible to shoot professional-looking portraits using a common household lamp like the kind you’d buy at Ikea. In this latest DIY Photography Hacks post we’ll show you how a simple, single lamp can create a range of dramatic effects in your portrait photography.
In this Nikon ViewNX 2 tutorial we’ll show you how to use ViewNX 2 to non-destructively improve the colour, tone, and exposure of a raw file. We’ll also show you a cheat sheet guide to the Nikon ViewNX 2 interface, highlighting its key areas.