How to capture portraits with bokeh

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How to capture portraits with bokeh

Bokeh is a really fun and easy technique to add cool effects and creative backgrounds to your portraits. Bokeh portraits are great for the holiday season as fairy lights are available everywhere, and adding bokeh to your photos definitely gives a festive feel. 

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How to create a light painted christmas card

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How to create a light painted christmas card

With the holiday season rapidly approaching and the evenings drawing in, now is the perfect time to start getting prepared for the winter festivities.

Creating your own christmas cards adds a personal touch, plus it’s the perfect weekend photography project, and also one that you can get the kids involved in too.

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How to capture a ghostly Halloween photo

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How to capture a ghostly Halloween photo

Long exposure can be used to give awesome effects to landscape photography. It can be used to make water look silky smooth, and at night you can use it to create car light trails and for light painting. But what about portraits? Using long exposures when capturing portraits results in ghost-like figures which can make for a fun halloween photography project! 
 

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How to take photos of the Milky Way

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How to take photos of the Milky Way

Photos of the Milky Way look awesome, but they can be a little tricky to capture. You'll want to use a long exposure, but avoid trailing stars. With a little bit of maths and the help of Triggertrap Mobile, it's easy to enter in the specific shutter speed you need for your shot. 

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How to take great macro photos

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How to take great macro photos

Macro photography is great way of showing the tiny details in something that couldn't otherwise be seen. With tiny little details come very precise focusing, and Triggertrap Mobile can help to eliminate camera shake completely. Matt Cooper shows us how.

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How to deflicker a timelapse with LRTimelapse

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How to deflicker a timelapse with LRTimelapse

Sometimes your timelapse doesn’t go according to plan and you end up with varying exposure values, creating a less than enjoyable viewing experience. Thanks to tools like LRTimelapse, a flickering timelapse doesn’t have to mean a wasted timelapse venture.

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How to shoot an LE HDR photo

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How to shoot an LE HDR photo

In our basic HDR tutorial we spoke about how HDR could be used to strong effect. However, there are some situations where it is impossible to get the short exposures required for HDR photography or where it simply makes more sense to use a longer exposure. This is where long exposure HDR photography (known as LE HDR or LeHDR) comes in handy.

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How to set up a flash adapter

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How to set up a flash adapter

The Triggertrap Flash Adapter is one of the most useful bits of kit for high speed photography! Triggering a flash takes considerably less time than triggering a camera, which is crucial for capturing blisteringly fast action in a flash. This short tutorial will talk you through how to set up a flash adapter up for the very first time.

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How to capture a star trail

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How to capture a star trail

Shooting star trails shows off the Earth’s rotation using long exposure photos of the stars. As the Earth rotates, the stars appear to move across the sky – and when you shoot with a long exposure, these are captured as stunning trails.

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How to shoot car light trails

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How to shoot car light trails

Nighttime photography opens up exciting new lighting opportunities that aren’t available during the day. The lights of passing cars make for atmospheric features in urban nighttime scenes.

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How to shoot great water smoothing photos

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How to shoot great water smoothing photos

In landscape photography, water (be it the sea, streams, lakes or waterfalls) always adds an extra beautiful aspect to the scene you’re photographing. This neat technique will help you take your water photos up a notch.

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How to assemble a timelapse

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How to assemble a timelapse

You’ve shot your timelapse and now have hundreds of still photos. But how will you turn them in to a timelapse? This tutorial will show you how to assemble those stills into a timelapse video.

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How to use an ND filter

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How to use an ND filter

ND (or Neutral Density) filters are a really useful bit of kit to have in your bag. They offer up a solution to a few problems which you can run into. But what exactly are ND filters and what do they do?

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