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Painting with Light
With a long exposure, a simple light source and a pinch of creativity you can create stunning light painting shots with ease.
Car Photography Guide
Cars make great subjects, but it is easy to take photos that look like simple snapshots. Learn how to take more dynamic, interesting car photos.
Photographing Water Drops
Learn how to freeze time and capture water drop photos that are packed full of life.
How to Take Stunning Zoom Burst Photos
Add motion and an abstract feel to your photos using the zoom blur technique. Learn what it is and how to achieve it.
Rule of Thirds
The rule of thirds is an essential photography technique. It can be applied to any subject to improve the composition and balance of your images.
Breathe new life into subjects by photographing them in silhouette, removing detail and texture to leave a simple, bold shape on a bright background.
Shutter Speed: A Beginner's Guide
Shutter speed is a great tool for perfecting exposure, controlling blurring, and creating interesting effects. Discover what it is and how to use it.
A fisheye lens is designed for shooting very wide angles, usually 180 degrees. They are popular in landscape, extreme sport, and artistic photography.
A telephoto lens is one designed for photographing distant subjects like wildlife and sports events. They are also used in portrait photography.
What is a "Stop" of Exposure in Photography?
Exposure is controlled by shutter speed, aperture, and ISO speed. "Stops" let you directly compare and swap these to produce the image you want.
Slow Sync Flash: The Ultimate Guide
Slow sync flash is a simple but powerful technique to enhance your flash photography. Learn what it is, when it's helpful and how to use it.
Exposure, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained
Aperture size and shutter speed add up to create our exposure. Learn how they work, and how to use them to get the creative effect you desire.
Imitating a Graduated Neutral Density Filter in Photoshop
A graduated neutral density (ND) filter helps balance exposure levels between the sky and ground. Learn how to replicate the effect in Photoshop.
How to Add a Watermark to an Image in Photoshop
Watermarking your photos is a popular way to protect them. Learn how to create an effective, reusable text or logo watermark in Photoshop.
Digital Cross Processing in Photoshop
Digital cross processing is a technique that simulates developing photos in the wrong chemicals. Use it to produce some stunning colour shifts.
Fixing the Keystone Effect Using Photoshop
Keystoning is where a building seems to lean backwards in a photo. It's distracting but can be easily fixed with Photoshop's Lens Correction tool.
Creating a Vignette Effect in Photoshop
Vignetting, a darkening in the corners of a photo, is a popular creative effect. Discover how to add a vignette to an image using Photoshop.
Convert a Colour Photo to Black and White
The Channel Mixer is easy to use but gives you complete control over the appearance of your photo when converting from colour to black and white.