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Quick Guide To... ND Grad filters

Controlling contrast in an image is an essential technique to learn. Doing this with exposure blending is one way, but using filters is another. They may seem unnecessary in the digital age, but neutral density grad filters are a lot more versatile than you may think.

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Shadow Play

Where there’s light, there’s shadows. Shadows add depth, they frame a subject and they add contrast to a scene. Knowing the importance of shadows will greatly improve your compositions and this guide reveals the how to use them effectively for added drama.

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Out of the Ordinary

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and as photographers, we should see beauty in all subjects. Ordinary subjects and views can be equally as photogenic as the classic and well-known and this guide aims to reveal that there is often more than meets the eye in the ordinary.

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Quick Guide To... Reflections

Wherever these is water in the landscape, there’s the potential to add a reflection to your composition. Are you making the most of it?

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Quick Guide to... the 50mm lens

The ‘nifty-fifty’ is one of the most versatile lenses you can ever own. Despite being included in focal length by your everyday standard zoom, this perfect-prime offers a whole lot more than its zoom alternative.

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Open Wide

Bokeh. What is it? How do you get it? And what do you do with it once you have it? This eGuide answers all these questions and many more...

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Beyond the Grave & into the Red

The world of infrared is a fascinating one, but it needs the right subject to do it justice. I think I have found that subject and so in this guide I tell you how I shot the dead...all in the name of art!

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Quick Guide to... Fisheye Fun

The fisheye lens is a unique optic. It was also once a very expensive lens. Not anymore. If you’ve always fancied trying one of these lenses, then now is the perfect time & this guide looks at their appeal and which one to buy

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Mono Landscapes

If you want to give your landscapes more impact then consider the mono option. However, it takes more effort than just converting archive images. So, if you struggle ‘seeing’ in B&W, then this eGuide will open your eyes!

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The Zen of Outdoor Photography

Get into the zone, free your mind and let your creativity flow. Photography is a mindset as well as a set of techniques, so here are some ideas to help channel your creativity. Welcome to Zen Photography.

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Quick Guide to...Movement in the City

Give your urban images some welcome impact, by adding blur and movement to your results. From cars to trains, people to movement in the sky above, this added element with give your images ‘life!’

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Me & My Cameras

Out camera history can reveal a lot about us as photographers. How our photography has evolved, the progress we made and our influences. So, here is my own personal journey, or my life in cameras!

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Trees

Trees are a vital element to any landscape. They add colour, shape and depth to a scene. You can shoot them as a group, in a wood or on their own. Here we take a look at trees and the best way to use them in our images.

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Water in the Landscape

Where there’s rain ,there’s water and we can thank the wet stuff for rivers waterfalls, lochs and lakes. So, let’s rejoice in our rainfall and look at the landscapes we can shoot with its inclusion

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The Location Shoot - The Cobb

A look through the archives at some past location shoots, where I reveal my thought process, my ideas, my successes & failures and talk you through the images that I captured that day.

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Notting Hill Carnival

It’s carnival time! The music, the culture, the colour and the photographic potential. It’s all here every August Bank Holiday. This eGuide is full of hints and tips to make sure you are fully prepared for this amazing event.

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Telephoto Landscapes

Forget the big, wide-open views and leave your ultra wide-angle lens at home. We’re shooting telephoto landscapes today, so it’s time to give that 70-200mm zoom a workout.

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Quick Guide to... Go Shopping

If you’re anything like me, you hate the idea of shopping! Retail overload and returning home with an empty wallet from too much spending. Where’s the fun in that?! But wait! Take a camera along with you and it’s a totally different story..

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Get Ready For Autumn

Autumn is one of the best times of the year for photography, with its stunning rich colours and crisp light. So, wrap up warm and be prepared to capture it at its best, as we inspire you with these 16 must-shoot golden scenes .

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Quick Guide To... Formats

The 3:2 rectangle is the most common film format to shoot in, but is it the best? This guide looks at some of the others and may inspire you to start experimenting.

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Photo Workout

Start the new year with a photo regime that will help make you a better photographer. Craig is your personal trainer with ten top workout skills to get your photography in tip top shape for the year ahead. NB Tracksuit not required!

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Northumberland Coast & Castles

With its beautiful sandy beaches, dramatic castles and rocky coastlines, Northumberland has it all. No wonder it’s a favourite for  landscape photographers. There’s fourteen top locations in this Location eGuide to help you make the most of your visit.

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Quick Guide to... Colour

Our world is full of colour, be it vibrant or subtle. Using it effectively in our photographs is an important skill to learn and this guide looks at the key factors.

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Going Underground

The London Underground is a great way to travel around our capital city. It’s also great to photograph. Here’s your guide to the top stations and what to look out for on a tube trail.

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To the Extremes

How often do you use your camera to the extreme to create images? Extreme apertures, focal lengths and ISO’s. This may not be base jumping or swimming with sharks, but it is extreme photography for the ‘average’ photographer!

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Break the Rules

Photography is full of rules. Some sensible, some just asking to be broken. Your photography can actually improve if you are brave enough to rebel against them, so lets rip up the rulebook and make some exciting images...

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Creative Processing

With digital, comes the need to post-process to produce a print-ready image. Creative processing can enhance that result, without necessarilymaking it something that could burn the eyes! This guide shows you how.

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What to shoot in 2017

A new year, a new start, so let’s make 2017 your most productive and creative year for taking photos. This eGuide offers you tips, ideas and subject suggestions for 2017. Here’s to the next 365 days…

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#BelieveInFilm

If you thought film was dead, then you’d be very much mistaken. Even in this digital age, film still has a place in photography. If you’ve never tried it, there’s never been a better time and this eGuide shows you how.

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The Coast for all Seasons

The coast has picture potential all year round, no matter what the weather. Wide open views, sandy beaches and the power of the sea, plus some seaside colour and fun, its all here for you to discover.

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Quick Guide to... Bridges

As merely a joining of two points, their purpose is purely practical, but there is something quite powerful about a bridge. They are very photogenic too and in this Quick Guide we look at how to photograph them- big or small.

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Quick Guide to... Poppy Power

It’s that time of year again and there’s some lovely red colour filling  the fields. It’s poppy time and this Quick Guide to...will give you some tips on capturing this vibrant flower...if you can find them!

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Doing the Research

Take one camera, one empty memory card and one enthusiastic photographer. What’s missing? Well, a good location I guess. Ah, problem solved. Here’s my guide to finding that location!

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The Location Shoot - Hallin Fell

A look through the archives at some past location shoots, where I reveal my thought process, my ideas, my successes & failures and talk you through the images that I captured that day.

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The Location Shoot - Buttermere

A look through the archives at some past location shoots, where I reveal my thought process, my ideas, my successes & failures and talk you through the images that I captured that day.

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