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Working to a Brief 15: Members’ Gallery

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image for our Toothbrush brief!…
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Working to a Brief 16: Tomatoes

We’re tasking you with producing a fresh healthy and enticing image of tomato produce…
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‘Vintage’ Competition Winners

Congratulations to our winners of our ‘Vintage’ theme photography competition and a big thank you to all of those who…
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Hasselblad X2D NEW Face Detection AF Tested!

I’m Karl Taylor, founder of Visual Education, and thrilled to be asked to be the first person to test and…
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The Year in Review: 2023 at Visual Education

Let’s take a look back at another action-packed year at Visual Education – and look forward to ’24!…
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Histograms: How to Use Them to Improve Your Photography

A histogram is an essential tool for any photographer who wants to create well-exposed and balanced images. But what are…
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Colour Theory: Using the Power of Colour to Improve Your Photography

Understanding colour theory can help you create compelling and eye-catching compositions that stand out and grab the viewer’s attention.…
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Deep Focus 110 Umbrella | Studio Lighting Essentials

Let’s take a closer look at the deep umbrella, how it works, how it stacks up against other popular modifiers,…
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Candid Photography: Tips for Capturing Authentic Moments

Candid photography is all about capturing authentic moments without posing or staging.…
Featured image for “Patterns Photography: Harness the Power of Patterns”

Patterns Photography: Harness the Power of Patterns

Patterns are all around us, from the windows on a skyscraper to the trees in a forest. In photography, we…
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Portrait Photography: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Stunning Portraits

Explore the key aspects of portrait photography, including valuable insights and practical tips.…
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Textures Photography: Adding Depth and Dimension

Explore texture in photography and get some tips for using it to enhance your images.…
Featured image for “Contrast Photography: Enhancing Your Images with Light and Dark Difference”

Contrast Photography: Enhancing Your Images with Light and Dark Difference

The best photographers make skilful use of light and shadow to create interesting, compelling and evocative images.…
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‘Explore’ Competition Winners

Check out the prizewinning images in our ‘Explore’ competition.…
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Balance in Photography: How to Create Harmonious Compositions

Discover how to achieve balance in your photography compositions, and why it is such an effective technique.…
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Symmetry in Photography: The Beauty of Balance

Let’s explore the art of symmetry in photography, its significance, and how it can elevate your images to new heights.…
Featured image for “Framing Your Subject: Techniques and Tips for Effective Composition in Photography”

Framing Your Subject: Techniques and Tips for Effective Composition in Photography

Framing is a useful composition technique in photography that can enhance the effect of your images. But what is it…
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Macro Photography: Techniques, Tips and the Magic of Macro Lenses

Take a closer look at macro photography, exploring essential tips and techniques.…
Featured image for “Leading Lines: Simple, Effective Photography Composition”

Leading Lines: Simple, Effective Photography Composition

Want to create compelling images? Try this useful compositional technique.…
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Focus Modes: Mastering Your Camera’s Autofocus System

Understanding the difference between manual and auto focus, and the different focus modes available, will help you make sure you…
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Working to a Brief 15: Toothbrush

Get all the details for our 15th Working to a Brief project.…
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Working to a Brief 14: Members’ Gallery

Check out all the images we received from Visual Education members in response to our White Wine brief.…
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Rule of Thirds: A Classic Photography Composition Technique

All budding photographers must learn the rule of thirds. But what is it? And why is it so effective?…
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White Balance in Photography: A Simple Guide

Understanding colour temperature and white balance is essential for improving your photography.…
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Beauty Dish Photography | Studio Lighting Essentials

Find out how the beauty dish works, how to use it, what it costs, and more.…
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Exposure Modes in Photography: A Comprehensive Guide

To get good results our of your DSLR or mirrorless camera, you need to understand exposure modes.…