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Balance light trails, ambient and flash for creative action shots

With the clocks changing last weekend and the autumn nights drawing in, now seemed a good time to describe a technique for balancing light trails, ambient light and flash to create some eye catching action shots. Balancing three very different light sources in one image might sound like a near impossible task, with many variables [...]
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Metering for low light landscapes

With the late summer nights starting to draw in, my thoughts are turning to planning my first night time photography trips of the autumn season. With that in mind, now seems a good time to describe a technique I use for metering ambient light for low light landscapes and getting the overall exposure just right. [...]
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Recommendation: Northscape’s Colour Management Tutorial

I’ve just been re-reading Northscape’s colour management tutorial as a reminder on a couple of points and would highly recommend it to any photographer, new or experienced, who’s interested in keeping tight control over colour all the way from capture to print. It’s a fantastic, clear and concise summary of what can be a fearsome [...]
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Digital Toning in Photoshop and Gimp

(I originally wrote this tutorial for my website a number of years back but it’s still one of my favourite techniques which can create some powerful images when used on the right subject…) I first experimented with this toning technique on a shot of a beech tree from Castlehead Wood, near Keswick and have since [...]
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