The Orton Effect may be an overused tool in the landscape photography world, but there are times when it suits an image very well when tastefully done. Learn how to do just that by adding the Orton Effect to your images in this quick and easy Photoshop guide.
The days are longer and the temperature warmer. It can mean just one thing - Spring is well on the way! After months of enduring the dark and cold of the winter it's a welcome arrival, and us photographers have plenty to look forward to. From bluebells to baby birds to springtime street photography - There's something for everybody in spring!
84.5mm may be a relatively new name on the block of photography filters, but as Matt Holland shows they are not a brand to be taken lightly. Matt reviews 84.5mm's Ultimate Line Graduated Neutral Density filter here, testing it out in the field to come to some surprising conclusions. Read the full review here.
This week on Behind the Lens we meet Matt Holland, a full time creative and avid outdoor photographer based in Berkshire, United Kingdom. Matt's work has appeared in a number of respected publications and he has worked with international brands including Amstel and HTC. This week we look into the gorgeous woodland shot shown below and discuss his love of the outdoors.
Having the right gear is fairly important in landscape photography, but knowing how to use the camera equipment you have is infinitely more important. Having pro-grade equipment is great, but if you're not careful you will end up as some with all the gear and no idea. Read on to avoid that dreadful fate...
Many websites list a bunch of photography projects to get started on on a rainy day. I would argue that staying inside on a rainy day is missing out on a potential photographic goldmine! Stormy weather can bring the most dramatic of conditions, and when the light breaks through it can turn a scene from impressive to awe inspiring.
Light is the most important factor in photography. Without light there is no photograph, and the presence of aesthetically pleasing light is almost as important! Using natural light takes a lot of patience and research, but when you master the art of predicting the light the rewards will shine through in your photography.