Technique

Photography tips and techniques from professionals and industry experts to help you continue improving your work.

Whether you’re looking for wildlife photography tips or more interested in portrait photography, our articles and guides will help spark ideas for experimentation, guide you on how to capture the best light and point you in the direction of photography projects to boost your portfolio.

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  • DIY extension tube

    DIY extension tube

    December 10, 2012

    Forget expensive macro accessories, you can make your own extension tube using items you may have lying around at home...

  • How to manage your images

    How to manage your images

    December 10, 2012

    It is surprising just how quickly an image library can be built up to contain thousands of files, but here are a few things you can do to make your collection easier to manage...

  • How to Use Layers in Photoshop

    How to Use Layers in Photoshop

    December 10, 2012

    Layers are useful for preserving the original image, working on specific areas, copying adjustments and creating advanced how to use layers in Photoshop

  • Advanced sharpening techniques

    Advanced sharpening techniques

    December 5, 2012

    An understanding of sharpening is essential in order to get the most out of your digital images. We show you how applying some advanced techniques can take your sharpening to the next level...

  • Guide to Image Sharpening

    Guide to Image Sharpening

    December 4, 2012

    Why is it necessary to sharpen digital files and how is it actually done? We explain all there is to know in our guide to image sharpening

  • How to use off-camera flash

    How to use off-camera flash

    December 4, 2012

    We look at how multiple flashguns can transform your lighting and how to control them in-camera...

  • DIY three-faced reflector

    DIY three-faced reflector

    December 3, 2012

    A little reflected light can make all the difference to your portraits. We show you how to make a three-faced reflector for bouncing light back onto your subject...

  • DIY flash grid

    DIY flash grid

    December 3, 2012

    A flash grid can help make the light direction from a flashgun far more precise. We show you how you can make one using a few everyday items...

  • How to master exposure

    How to master exposure

    November 30, 2012

    Correct exposure is essential in digital photography, but it need not be a mystery. We show you how to get the best out of your DSLR’s metering, whatever the situation...

  • How to choose between Raw vs JPEG

    How to choose between Raw vs JPEG

    November 30, 2012

    With raw image conversion software becoming increasingly common and easier to use, should we all now be shooting raw files, or does the standard JPEG still have some advantages?