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How to get started with iPhone video

We carry them with us every day and while we’re more than familiar with taking the odd snap or two our phone’s video feature often goes unlooked. Not anymore as I show you how to get started with iPhone video

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GoPro Fusion firmware: how to do a manual update

In this quick tutorial we explain step by step how to do a manual update on the GoPro Fusion to get the latest firmware, which is essential if the GoPro app does not yet support your Android smartphone.

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How to shoot a minimalist black and white landscape in the daytime

We’ve all seen them: the Zen-like, square-cropped, black and white landscapes shot over long exposures to blur the water into a frothy milk. It’s been one of the most enduring image styles of the past 10 years, and by mastering a few core photography techniques it’s quite easy to shoot an image like this for…

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How to get started with video

From mobile phones to professional DSLRs almost every device you pick up these days has the ability to capture video, but where do you get started? In this article, we take a look at how to get started with video on an iPhone

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Can the Nikon D3400…? Common questions answered

Can the Nikon D3400 record video, shot raw files, do a time-lapse, get wet? People have many questions about this popular DSLR, and in this tutorial we answer all the common questions about what the Nikon D3400 can and can’t do.

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Monitor calibration explained: how it works and the tools you need

You may think that your monitor is displaying accurate colour, however although most monitors leave the factory calibrated as Ashley Karyl explains it’s always worth checking that calibration to ensure that your monitor is always displaying colour that matches common industry standards.

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How to calibrate your camera for accurate colours

Ashley Karyl takes a look at how to ensure that your camera is shooting colour correct images and explains camera calibration showing you how to create a profile from a properly exposed Raw file image of a chart like X-Rite’s ColorChecker Passport Photo.

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Why colour management is important, by Ashley Karyl

This is the first in a series of articles I’ll be writing about colour management for Camera Jabber, so I suppose I should start with a brief introduction of who I am and why every photographer should make colour management a top priority.  My name is Ashley Karyl and I’ve been a professional photographer since…

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How to Photograph Snow

Snow has the power to transform a landscape, but it can be tricky to photograph. We explain our top tips for snow photography.

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What is aspect ratio in photography?

If you are inclined to choose your image format when processing files, then it might be time you started using your camera’s aspect ratio settings. Here we explain everything you need to know about aspect ratio in photography.

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How to set up a tripod for photography

In this tutorial, I’m going to look at basics of setting up a tripod and how to attach your camera. These techniques may be basic, but they’ll give you the foundations, and then you can apply them to any genre of photography.

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Setting custom white balance on the Panasonic GH5S

Auto white balance does a fantastic job but if you’re after the most accurate match for the colour in the scene you’re shooting then Custom white balance is the only way to go. Here we show you setting custom white balance on the Panasonic GH5S.

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