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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Weekly photo challenge: shoot daytime long exposures!

Long exposure images may have their detractors, but there’s no denying that creating them is enormous fun and when done well, the results can be simply stunning. So that’s why we’re challenging you to give the technique a go over the coming week. Part of the beauty of long exposure photography is that it enables [...]

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