Summer (should be) on its way and if we do get a few days where rain doesn't decide to fall, getting outside with your camera to shoot summer silhouettes, portraits and other summer-themed shots is highly recommended. To help you out, here's five summer-themed photography tutorials ePHOTOzine has published:
Days are longer and good weather makes people happier which should make it easier to capture relaxed portraits of them. Find out what gear you'll need as well as a few more shooting tips that'll help you perfect your summer portrait technique.
We'll show you how easy it is to shoot some creative, sunset silhouettes at the beach. For summer silhouettes to work you need a strong, recognisable shape and the right time of day to capture a shot that works. Read on to find out when you should be taking silhouette shots and what camera setting will help you record the best shots possible.
Looking for more portrait tips? Have a read of this tutorial which lists quick tips on playing with light, adding flare and creating catchlights.
Although it is said that the best time to photograph landscapes is either in the morning or evening as the sun goes down, there are times when you find yourself in a location that's crying out to be photographed and it's the middle of the day. So, here are a few tips to help you capture a shot that's still great, even though the sun's high in the sky.
Want to shoot some portraits outdoors but don't know where to start? Have a read of these tips. We list gear suggestions as well as advice on how to pose your subject, backgrounds and props.