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This is the area where I would like to share with you some techniques that you may not be aware of that will help to improve your landscape photography.

How to photograph a rainbow

How to photograph a rainbow

The changeable conditions that we are having at present make this a great time to get out there and photograph yourself a rainbow. It’s always such a thrilling sight to see and, if you capture your image correctly, will be a great addition to your portfolio. First find your rainbow Rainbows form when two elements come together– falling or spraying……

How to use a 10 Stop Neutral Density Filter

How to use a 10 Stop Neutral Density Filter

Lots of people have asked me the correct way to use a 10 stop filter. Whilst there are two main variables that do not make it’s use an exact science - available light and flow of water - there are a few basic principles that you will need to stick to if you want success. Although your 10 stop filter has many uses, this Article will concentrate……

A tried and tested way to sharpen your images in Photoshop

A tried and tested way to sharpen your images in Photoshop

I get several e-mails every week about the best way to perform post capture sharpening in Photoshop. With this in mind, I have decided to write this Article about what I consider to be the best way to carry out this very important process. I see many images out there that have been over sharpened and, lets face it, it doesn’t look good. There is nothing……

Tips for Shooting in Wet Weather Conditions

Tips for Shooting in Wet Weather Conditions

1) Still go out and shoot Image 1 : Rainbow over Elterwater Tarn and the Langdales Most people look out through their lounge window, see it raining and put their camera straight back into their bag. Wrong!! You can get some of the most dramatic shots you’ll ever have taken in the rain – trust me. All you need to have is the right clothing for wet……

A sure-fire way to make Levels adjustments in Photoshop

A sure-fire way to make Levels adjustments in Photoshop

Image 1 : Image after Levels adjustment One of the most powerful and useful tools post processing software like Photoshop has to offer is the Levels command.This command can move and stretch brightness levels in a histogram using three main components: a Black Point, White Point and Mid-tone slider. The position of the Black and White Point sliders……

Creating panoramas with your digital camera - Part 2 : Stitching your images using Photomerge

Creating panoramas with your digital camera - Part 2 : Stitching your images using Photomerge

Image 1: Finished panoramic image In the second part of this article I am going to show you how you can process the individual images that you have taken and stitch them together to form a seamless panoramic composition using Photoshop’s Photomerge command. Photoshop CS5 saw great improvements in the alignment and blending processes within the Photomerge……

Creating panoramas with your digital camera - Part 1: Shooting your images

Creating panoramas with your digital camera - Part 1: Shooting your images

It is not possible to take a panoramic image with your digital camera. The two most common options used to produce such an image are:- Option 1: Shoot the whole scene with a view to cropping it later to end up with a long thin panoramic image or Option 2: Shoot several overlapping images which can be stitched together later using software which has……

How to achieve beautiful landscape images with a set of Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to achieve beautiful landscape images with a set of Graduated Neutral Density Filters

Figure 1: The Final Produce - what you will be creating One of the most useful pieces of kit that you can own is a set of Neutral Density Graduated Filters. They can rescue a landscape image which would otherwise be spoilt by washed out skies or dark foregrounds. A large percentage of landscape images will always have a contrast between these two areas……