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15 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 860 views
What is… an aspherical element?

Aspherical elements are used widely inside lenses to help improve image quality – Matt Golowczynski explains why.

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13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 774 views
How to use motion blur for more creative images

Moving subjects usually require fast shutter speeds although striking results can be had by doing the exact opposite too. Geoff Harris explains how to use motion blur for creative results.

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8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1,178 views
Adobe Lightroom: Five Minutes to Great Black and White Results

Great black and white conversions don’t need to be complicated; Geoff Harris shows you how to process your images using Adobe Lightroom in just five minutes.

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7 Oct 2014 | 6 Comments | 1,530 views
What is… exposure compensation?

In the first of a brand new series of articles, we explain how to use exposure compensation and when you may find it useful.

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3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1,260 views
6 Creative Uses for a Telephoto Lens

There is more to a longer lens than just zooming in to a subject. Geoff Harris explains how to get some top creative effects using your telephoto.

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1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 1,151 views
How to Photograph Fungi

As autumn arrives, so too do a plethora of new photographic opportunities, inspiring Tom Mason to switch his focus from fauna to fungi. Here, he shows you how it’s done.

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18 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 2,797 views
How to use ND filters for long exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters allow you to lengthen your exposures in bright and dark conditions alike. In this article, Kirk Norbury explains how to use them.

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9 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 2,304 views
How to use flash: basics explained

Do you fear flash? Not sure how best to use it? Geoff Harris runs through the main options and techniques to help get you started.

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6 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 4,821 views
Get started in manual mode

Taking that step into full manual can be daunting but once you’ve got to grips with the basics, you can start to reap the benefits.

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31 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 3,564 views
How to photograph barn owls

Getting great shots of barn owls can be a challenge, but a little bit of planning and persistence can pay off. Kyle Moore shows us how.