Wanting to know about water photography? Water is one of the most photographed objects within our images. Whether it’s the surf breaking on a beach, streams & rivers silently flowing through the landscape or lakes reflecting a mirror image of the world around them. Water really is everywhere. Just as there are many types of [...]
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Our top 13 Photoshop photo effects chosen, summed up and here ready for you to start getting creative with your photography!
So you’ve bought a spanking new DSLR, but what lenses should you add to your kit? Here’s an article to help you understand.
You love taking photos but are a little confused when it comes to what accessories to use and why. Let Better Pictures give you the lowdown on camera kit essentials that will take you from happy snapper to enthusiast in no time. Tripod… Do not underestimate the power of a tripod to improve your [...]
Including a filter or two in your kit can change the look and feel of your photos for the better. Whether you’re shooting digital or film, you’ll find that if you begin to incorporate the use of filters into your photography you’ll achieve much more professional results. Polarising and neutral density filters or even colour [...]
All too often we try to get as much into the image as we can, thinking that the more the better. The more it will say something about the subject or, the more it will show about a place. Rarely though is this true. An easy way to get better images is get in close to [...]
Great video tips from Peiter De Vries Using the Auto setting leaves you very little control and could better be known as the Average setting. Pans will offer up helpful choices in the edit, so don’t be tempted to stop recording as soon as you arrive at your final glorious composition. Leave a good ten [...]
One of the most fundamental things to know in photography is the relationship between aperture and depth of field. There are two main features that make up depth of field 1. the distance between your subject and your lens and 2. aperture. If you set the lens to the maximum aperture, i.e. its widest setting, [...]
For the SLR camera owner there is one simple piece of equipment that can make a huge difference to the images you take. It will give you better, brighter more saturated colours. Can let you see through glass without those annoying reflections. Brings to life shots that include water, improves the look of the sky [...]
Water is one of the most photographed objects within our images. Whether it’s the surf breaking on a beach, streams & rivers silently flowing through the landscape or lakes reflecting a mirror image of the world around them. Water really is everywhere. Just as there are many types of water, there are also many ways [...]