Living in an age of sophisticated digital technology it’s easy to forget the extraordinary origins of the photographic process. In this tutorial we’re going to combine elements of digital photography with one of the medium’s oldest techniques, the Cyanotype process. We’ll capture an image using a DSLR and then make a cyanotype print in the beautiful hues of Prussian blue.
Pinhole photography has been around forever, and the dawn of the digital age has given this low-tech artorm new life with the ability to convert your DSLR cameras into digital pinhole cameras. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to use your digital pinhole camera to take the perfect pinhole photo. From the best camera settings to the optimum pinhole size, everything you need to know to take the perfect pinhole photo is laid out below.
Lo-Fi photography is enjoying a huge revival at the moment. Using old cameras has become seriously trendy, and there’s now an easy way to get vintage-looking snaps with a modern digital camera.
In this tutorial we show you step-by-step how to set up your camera with a Lomo Diana lens to capture the toy camera effect.
Your Instagram photos could soon be used by advertisers whether you want them to or not, according to changes in the photo-sharing website’s terms and conditions.
Transform your portrait shots into a Hollywood portrait style effect in 8 easy steps steps in our latest Adobe Lightroom tutorial.
Our easy to follow Photoshop tutorial shows you how to make a Photoshop collage and turn a single image into a series of overlapping prints.
The Harris Shutter Effect is a process discovered in the days of film photography. It’s achieved by taking a sequence of three exposures on the same frame, with a red, green and blue filter used for each.
However, with Photoshop Elements it’s possible to get the same results using three standard colour images shot in sequence. In our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial we’ll look at how to use Elements to apply colour fills and blending modes to filter the three shots into their component channels.
Cross-processing (or ‘Xpro’) is an effect often used in fashion photography to give the kind of stylised look you can see here. Our simple, but effective, Photoshop tutorial shows you how to achieve the classic cross-processed effect in no time at all.
Deserted streets and historic buildings make great subjects for a retro photography take on a notable landmark or scene. One way of doing this is to process your images to give them an old postcard look, which enhances the retro effect.
Through-the-viewfinder photography, otherwise known as TTV, is a great way to spice up your pictures. The idea is to take a picture through the viewfinder of another camera. Naturally, this will reduce the quality of the picture, but it’s precisely this distressed, grungy look we’re after.