• Interior Photography Without Over-Exposed Windows

    Interior Photography Without Over-Exposed Windows

    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is from photographers struggling with over-exposed windows with regards to interior photography. It’s a tricky skill to master but let’s start by identifying the problem and walking through the solutions. The problem of over-exposed or ‘blown out’ windows is a result […]

  • 5 Tips For Great Airshow Photography

    5 Tips For Great Airshow Photography

    I’ll offer you a piece of advice before I start this article: If you’ve never been to an airshow or air display – GO! It’s fantastic. Airshows are an exhilarating, close up look at some serious firepower. There are usually breathtaking displays of aviation excellence… not least with the World […]

  • How It Was Shot & Edited #1 – Studio Portrait

    How It Was Shot & Edited #1 – Studio Portrait

    Our tutorial on how a studio portrait of musician Kris Pohlmann was shot including a walk-through of the lighting set-up and retouching. For more episodes from our ‘How It Was Shot & Edited’ series, just click here. Click the logo below to subscribe to the We Are SO Photo YouTube channel. Click […]

  • Adobe Lightroom Tutorial – How To Import Photos

    Adobe Lightroom Tutorial – How To Import Photos

    Our tutorial on how to import your photos in to Adobe Lightroom plus a walk-through of the user interface, catalog creation and photo management options. Click the logo below to subscribe to the We Are SO Photo YouTube channel. Click here to view more of our editing videos  

  • Camera Aperture Explained

    Camera Aperture Explained

    Every photographer will agree with you that aperture and ‘F-numbers’ are confusing at first. Phrases like “open up your lens”, “increase your f-stop”, ‘”use a shallower depth of field”, “use a fast lens” all relate to aperture. Unfortunately, it needs to be understood in order to develop your skills and […]

  • RAW vs Jpeg – Why You Should Always Shoot In RAW

    RAW vs Jpeg – Why You Should Always Shoot In RAW

    I never used to shoot in RAW. I didn’t see the point. To be honest, it baffled me somewhat and I didn’t fully understand the benefits. I just wanted to take a photo and have an instant image file which I could then email and Tweet around. So I shot […]