Win a Canon EOS 70D and £200 of photo vouchers with your best travel photo

Last month you sent us your best portraits, and this month the theme of our Liberate Your Photos contest is Travel Photography. We’ve partnered with the team at irista, Canon’s exciting new cloud-based photo management platform, to find the best travel photography that illustrates the thrill of adventure, whether it’s your children running across a [...]

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13 camera settings new photographers should know

Digital SLRs are loaded with menus, controls and a bucketload of customisation options that are designed to make photography easier, but which can, in fact, make it more complicated and confusing to beginners. You can of course dial up a DSLR’s green auto mode setting and treat the camera like a point-and-shoot, but this way [...]

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12 best tutorials for editing portraits

So you have Photoshop or Lightroom, and you’re ready to get editing your portrait shots. You’ve tried removing blemishes and evening out skin tone with less than ideal results, and your attempts at getting rid of that persistent red-eye just makes your subject look odd and unnatural. If Photoshop retouching techniques have always eluded you [...]

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