Weekly Photo Challenge: shoot seasonal autumn pictures

So far our challenges have centred around shooting techniques, but this week we’re changing things a bit and setting a subject-based challenge. This time of year is such an inviting one for photographers that we felt it was too good too miss, so we’d like you to focus all your photographic attention on capturing the [...]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: paint with light!

Whether it’s lit by the sun, a flashgun, studio light or constant light, most photographs are taken using a stationary (or at least effectively stationary) light source. When you paint with light, however, you move the light around the subject until the correct exposure is built up. It’s a fun technique and one that can [...]

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Getting it right in camera: what does that really mean?

Perfect exposure Alongside composition, exposure is one of the most important aspects of photography. At its simplest, correct exposure means creating an image in which the subject has the same brightness as it does in reality. However, some photographers like to use a technique that’s often referred to as ‘exposing to the right’. This technique [...]

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