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The Basics: Composition

Are you left feeling confused by complicated terminology? Read our fantastic tips, turn off the Auto setting on your cameras and find out first-hand that practice makes perfect!

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Posted by Tiberiu C October 3, 2013, 12:30 pm

The Basics: White Balance

Master the basics of white balance and take beautifully exposed images with true to life colours.

What is white balance?

Have you ever noticed that your images sometimes have a yellow, blue or orange tint to them?

unbalanced


balanced

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Posted by miura April 23, 2014, 12:18 pm

Tilt-Shift Tutorial

Do you feel slightly lost or bored when it comes to editing your photographs? Impress your friends and family with this quirky approach to post-production...

What is "Tilt-shift"?
Tilt-shift is an effect created in Adobe Photoshop which can confuse your viewer into believing that you have photographed a miniature model or toy. It is a mesmerising technique and although it may look complicated and time-consuming, when broken down into a step-by-step guide it is surprisingly simple to re-create.

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Posted by Caroline Coleman Photography October 24, 2013, 11:48 am

The Basics: Silhouettes

Looking for new techniques to boost your photography? Read our fantastic tips, turn off the Auto setting on your cameras and find out first-hand that practice makes perfect!

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Posted by Caroline Coleman Photography October 3, 2013, 12:41 pm

The Basics: Depth of Field

Are you left feeling confused by complicated terminology? Read our fantastic tips, turn off the Auto setting on your cameras and find out first-hand that practice makes perfect!

What is Depth of Field?
Depth of field can be defined as the distance between the nearest and furthest parts of a subject that is in focus.

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Posted by Caroline Coleman Photography October 2, 2013, 3:56 pm

How to... make the most of the weather!

Photography would be non-existent without light. It’s what gives photos their texture, contrast, shape and even form. So thinking about light is just as important as any of the other technicalities like aperture, shutter speed or ISO.

In the next of our ‘How To’ series, we’ve put together our top three light related tips, illustrated with some of our favourite contributions from photofoundation users.

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Posted by AliFenwick July 12, 2013, 2:08 pm

How to... make the most of your camera part 2



In the first part of our guide we laid out some simple tips and tricks to help you out and get you going. That’s all well and good, but if you really want the absolute best photos...well, it’s time to get technical.

These days, even a pretty basic camera has a whole host of different modes and functions.

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Posted by Tiberiu C May 30, 2013, 4:02 pm

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