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Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an incredibly expansive topic that covers a remarkably vast range of subjects from science and art. No matter where you lie on the professional spectrum, there is simply always more to learn. These photography tutorials cover the basics as well as more advanced photography techniques to help you gain a better understanding of the art.

 

Understanding Histograms
12th October 2017Tutorials
It's just a simple graph, but the histogram has had a major impact on how we go about exposing our photographs on location and processing them later.
Get To Know Your Camera
5th October 2017Tutorials
This guide is for anyone who wants to get more from their camera, be it a DSLR, compact or bridge camera. Learn about the key camera controls and how to use them to control exposure, shutter speed, use the flash and get great shots.
Backing Up Travel Photos On The Go
30th July 2017Tutorials
With an awesome holiday coming soon, I'm going to be taking lots of once in a lifetime shots and I don't want to run the risk of losing any precious photos. Airline baggage restrictions mean I cannot take my laptop, so how can I backup all my photos securely whilst on holiday?
Essential Landscape Photography Tips
23rd July 2017Tutorials
Being a landscape photographer may seem like one of the simplest ways to make a living, experiencing the peace and solitude of a new dawn for example, yet they are often fraught with logistical issues, technical challenges and the creative thought process can be overwhelming.
How To Use a Tripod
9th January 2016Tutorials
Image stabilisation features in lenses and improved high ISO performance in cameras have transformed the possibilities of taking pictures in low light, but the steady base of a tripod is your best choice when it comes to exploring the creative possibilities of slow shutter speeds and low light.
Flash Photography
2nd January 2016Tutorials
Flash photography isn't just a back-up for shooting in low-light conditions; correct use of flash can improve photos even if they are taken in broad daylight. This guide shows you how to use a built-in flash as well as hot shoe, off axis and macro flash guns.
White Balance Explained
19th December 2015Tutorials
The White Balance setting on cameras and editing software allows changes to the colour balance in your photos, making them warmer or cooler depending on the light conditions you're shooting in. White balance is also used to change the atmosphere in your photo.
Composition in Photography
12th December 2015Tutorials
Learn what composition is and how the placement and relationship of elements within a picture from one of the most fundamental elements photography.