Techniques archive

Photography techniques from What Digital Camera magazine. Articles on how to take good photos and improve your imaging skills

Split toning

Split Toning

Phil Hall shows how to create the Split Tone effect yourself

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Essential filters

Though you can do a lot of tricks in Photoshop, there are some filters that every photographer should own

Matt explains

Histograms

Learn how to tell if you've got your exposure correct in our guide to histograms

Shooting Stars - Ben Canales

Shooting Stars

Even after twilight, there’s plenty of shooting potential, you just need to look to the sky...

Indoor Home Studio - Craig Roberts

Indoor Home Studio

It’s cold outside, so why not turn your home into a studio and get creative without having to take your slippers off?

How to Shoot Twilight (Main)

How to shoot Twilight

Low Light Photography - Shoot after the sun goes down for dramatic results...