how to Create a studio-like effect using only natural lighting and careful exposure control for this pro technique
LEARN Using the +/- exposure compensation control on your camera is the simplest way to make your picture lighter or darker – giving you full control of your shot’s exposure
VIDEO Tell a story with a series of three pictures and your set of free downloadable triptych templates
HOME PROJECTS Perfume bottles are perfect still life subjects. Here's how to get high-end product shots using lighting and Photoshop
HOME PROJECTS Love the swirling patterns when you pour milk into coffee? Use the same principle to make paint erupt underwater!
HOME PROJECTS Capture exciting shots of paint dancing, using flash and your favorite music!
HOME PROJECTS Get creative with your nude shots and light subjects with colors and patterns from a projector
HOME PROJECTS Contrasting or complementary colors? RGB or CMYK? What is hue? Shoot colorful images and put theory into practice!
HOME PROJECTS Get creative with depth of field and shoot bubbly, blurry, bokehlicious shots at home
HOME PROJECTS Create portrait montages like David Hockney's classic series, either as physical prints or in the digital domain
camera basics What does ISO stand for, what do ISO number mean in photography, and when do you change ISO on your camera?
VIDEO Want to add dreamy, ethereal glow and softness to your images? It's easy in Photoshop Elements
HOME PROJECTS This age-old cinematography trick gives you a soft focus effect in-camera, using any lens!
VIDEO Create your own fantasy fruit mash-ups using Layers and Adjustment Layers in Photoshop or Elements
WHAT IS It's the foundation of every photograph you take, so what is exposure – and the exposure triangle?
VIDEO Want to add light and get creative? Here are 5 tips for choosing and using flashguns
HOME PROJECTS Use a reversing ring to capture incredible macro images of plants and flowers in your own garden
LIGHTROOM TIPS Our step-by-step Lightroom tutorials cover everything from portraits to landscapes and from moonlight to monochrome!
ELEMENTS TIPS Photoshop Elements can produce effects every bit as good as its big brother. Here's some of the coolest stuff you can do!
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