A beginners guide to Lightroom – Post-production

Start working on your images in Lightroom using this simple how to guide. Roger Payne takes you through some very simple steps to get you on the road to better post production If you missed Roger’s first tutorial on importing images into Lightroom, watch it here.    ...

A beginners guide to Lightroom – Importing your photos

In this short video Roger Payne guides you through importing your images into Lightroom and how to organise them once they get there. Check our blog on the 19th December for Roger’s second video all about post production tweaks and how to enhance your images further.   ...

Baby It’s Cold Outside..

By Elli Cassidy At Christmas it’s almost compulsory to take photographs and when you add a newborn baby into the equation it’s the perfect opportunity to create something extra special. Whether you’re a fan of full-on Christmas decor, or prefer just a subtle...

(Soft)box of tricks

How a cardboard box can be turned into a useful light modifier for the grand sum of 60p I was in my garage the other day and realised something; it’s full of empty cardboard boxes. It’s a shocking confession I know, but what with eBay...

Throwing some shapes

Black card, tape and Velcro are all you need to add extra creativity to out-of-focus highlights. If there’s one thing that Fujifilm XF lenses are well known for it’s bokeh. Some folks mistake this term as referring to purely out-of-focus highlights, but in reality it...

How to capture an atmospheric Autumn

By Chris Upton Halloween, the time of ghosts, ghouls and bewitching conditions to create wonderful atmospheric autumnal images! After a few summer months of long, warm days, harsh light and of course some rain (I am in the UK!) we are longing for...

5 Tips for Sharper Images

You set up your shot, with its lighting and composition just as you want. But when you see your image, you find it is ruined by blur or debris. The lack of clarity in your picture may be caused by many things, such as...

5 Tips for Travelling Safely With Your X Series Camera

As a photographer, your travel adventures would not be complete without your X Series camera along for the trip. Whether you use the photos for work or for personal use, you want to retain the best sights from your expeditions. But be savvy. Travel with your camera...