53 essential photo ideas for winter

    | Photography Tips | 15/02/2012 11:11am
    53 essential photo ideas for winter

    Just because it’s miserable outside doesn’t mean you can’t take great winter photos. With a bit of imagination and perhaps some warm clothes, there is no reason your photography has to hibernate for the winter.

    Winter offers some wonderful picture-taking opportunities, both outdoors and in, and we hope this list of 53 photo ideas inspires you to crawl out from under your duvet. Snow, rain and frost make great subjects, and the constantly changing light can be both a challenge and a revelation.

    Adventure photography tips: polar explorer shares his methods

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 27/01/2012 11:33am
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    Polar explorer Ben Saunders shares his adventure photography tips for getting great images in extreme environments like the Arctic

    24 hour landscape photography guide

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 26/01/2012 10:20am
    24 hour landscape photography guide exposure darkscene

    Seize the day and get out there with your DSLR – from sunrise to sunset and into the dead of night. It’s your 24 hour guide to creative landscape photography…

    Photo advice: how to win next year’s POTY competition

    | Videos | 09/12/2011 14:26pm
    POTY

    Past judges from the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year competition offer their advice for success in future competitions

    Explore your SLR

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:15am
    Explore your SLR

    Stick to your camera’s auto settings and all your shots will look the same, and you might not always get the results you’re after. Here’s how to explore your camera’s settings in depth…

    Get better exposures

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:12am
    Get better exposures

    Reduce the time you spend trying to rescue under- and over-exposed photos in Photoshop by getting the shots right first time in-camera

    Understanding aperture

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:11am
    Understanding aperture

    Set the right combination of aperture and shutter speed and you’ll notice an immediate difference in your photography

    Shutter speed explained

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:10am
    Shutter speed explained

    You can control the way that movement is captured in your pictures by getting to grips with your camera’s full range of shutter speeds

    Perfect your exposures

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:07am
    Perfect your exposures

    Learn how to read your camera’s exposure meter and alter key
    camera settings that enable you to get exposures just right

    Focus modes explained

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:05am
    Focus modes explained

    Focus and drive settings are often overlooked by photographers, but they are essential for coping with challenging situations

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