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Video Workshops and photography tutorials from our sister site DSLR Tips


 
How to get more in focus
 
How to get more in focus  
Landscape photos can often benefit with something in the foreground like a tree or flowers, but the problem is making sure it’s all in focus. In our depth-of-field tutorial we’ll explain how to achieve this effect.
 
 
 
How to take perfect sunsets
 
How to take perfect sunsets  
The colours during sunrise and sunset can look spectacular, but often appear washed-out and faded in our photos. In our sunset photography tutorial we'll show you how to capture these colours.
 
 
How to blur portrait backgrounds
 
How to blur backgrrounds on portraits  
Professional portraits often have a blurred background which makes the subject stand out. It’s actually an easy effect to achieve with any DSLR and in our blur portrait background tutorial we’ll show you how.



 
How to blur action shots for speed
 
How to blur action shots workshop  
When it comes to photos of fast-moving subjects, you can often get a better effect of speed by blurring the image. In our blurring action tutorial we’ll explain how to achieve this effect.
 
 
How to use your flash outdoors
 
How to use your flash on daytime portraits workshop  
Photos of people on bright or overcast days, can often come out a little dark. The trick here is to use your flash to boost the foreground. In our fill-in flash tutorial we’ll show you what to do.
 
 
How to darken your photos
 
How to darken your photos workshop  
Auto exposure modes do a great job – but sometimes your photos come out brighter than you’d like them. In our video workshop we’ll explain how to deliberately underexpose your photos.



 
How to brighten your photos
 
How to deliberately brighten photos workshop  
Auto exposure modes do a great job – but sometimes your photos come out darker than you’d like them. In our video workshop we’ll explain how to deliberately overexpose your photos.
 
 
How to make water look dreamy
 
How to blur water workshop  
Photos of waterfalls and rivers can often look static or lifeless. By blurring the water though, it can take on a dreamlike appearance. In our blurring water tutorial we’ll explain how to achieve this effect.
 
 
How to take photos at night
 
How to take photos at night workshop  
Photos taken at night can produce spectacular results – but often your photos come out much darker than you’d like. In our night photography tutorial we'll show you how to take great shots after dark.



 
How to use a polarizing filter
 
How to use a polarizing filter workshop  
Polarizing filters cut through haze, deepen blue skies and make colours more vibrant. In our polarizer tutorial we'll show you how to use polarizers for landscape photos.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Tutorials in the Camera Labs' forum

 
Airshow / Aviation photography
 
How to take photos at airshows  
Airshows are a great chance to get close to planes in-flight, but what settings will give you the best-looking photos? In our Airshow photography tutorial we'll reveal the most successful techniques.
 
 
How to geo-tag your photos
 
How to geo-tag your images  
Geo-tagging stores your exact position on photos so you'll always know where they were taken. Any GPS will do the trick and no special cables are required. Find out how in our Geo-tagging tutorial.
 
 
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Guide
 
How to take High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos  
High Dynamic Range (HDR) combines several different exposures into one image with an extended tonal range. It's perfect for capturing shadows and highlights, and in our HDR Tutorial, we'll show you how.

PS - use the coupon code Cameralabs to receive 15% discount when buying Photomatix, the best HDR program around!



 
Easy Astrophotography
 
Easy astro-photography for beginners  
Photos of the night sky can look spectacular, but you don't necessarily need special equipment. In our Astrophotography tutorial we'll explain how to take great star photos with a normal DSLR and lens.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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