7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 22/07/2014 00:01am
    7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    Modern cameras generally have superb autofocusing systems that can get the vast majority of subjects sharp in a jiffy, but they’re not 100% foolproof. Let’s take a look at some of the most common focusing problems and how to tackle them.

    Creative photography ideas: how to make a rainbow for colourful abstracts

    | Photography Tips | 21/07/2014 00:01am
    Creative photography ideas: how to make a rainbow for colourful abstracts

    Sunny day outside? Why not try one of our favourite creative photography ideas and make your own rainbow with a spray of water from a garden hose. Using this technique it is very easy to create beautifully colourful abstracts right at home!

    This Week in Photography – news from 14-20 July

    | News | 20/07/2014 11:00am
    

New Pentax bridge camera

    Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers, along with pithy comment and insightful analysis.



    A layman’s guide to battery grips

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 20/07/2014 00:01am
    A layman's guide to using battery grips

    In our latest layman’s guide to fundamental gear we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about battery grips.

    Behind the Image: Fran Halsall on shooting in extreme conditions

    | Inspire | 19/07/2014 12:00pm
    Behind the Image: Fran Halsall on shooting in extreme conditions

    Sometimes a spectacular image happens when you least expect it. Fran Halsall explains how a long walk, a steep scramble and triumphing in the face of adversity has lead to the creation of one of her favourite images.

    7 best cameras for overall AF performance

    | News | 19/07/2014 00:01am
    How to configure your autofocus: step 2

    Some old-school photographers may tell you that you don’t need an autofocus (AF) system in a camera, but there are few that will dispute that a good one can make life much easier – especially if your vision is less than 20:20. We look at some of the best AF systems out there.

    Nikon D7100 vs Olympus PEN E-P5: which is the best enthusiast-level camera?

    | Reviews, SLRs | 18/07/2014 00:01am
    Nikon D7100 vs Olympus PEN E-P5: which is the best enthusiast-level camera?

    Our Nikon D7100 vs Olympus E-P5 comparison aims to find out which is the best enthusiast-level camera.

    Killer Lightroom tips: 10 things you never knew you could do in Adobe’s software

    | Tutorials | 17/07/2014 00:01am
    Killer Lightroom tips: 10 things you never knew you could do in Adobe's Photoshop alternative

    Adobe Lightroom is one of the most popular raw conversion and image editing software packages around, and now that it is supplied with Photoshop CC as part of Adobe’s photography plan, it’s being used by even more people. In this article we take a look at a few Lightroom tricks that this powerful package has up its sleeve.

    Best A3+ printer for photographers: 6 top models tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 16/07/2014 00:01am
    Best A3+ printer for photographers: 06 Canon PIXMA Pro-1

    Go large with your photo printing, right on your own desktop. We test 
six leading models to find the best A3 and A3+ printers for photographers.

    Sony A7s review

    | Reviews, SLRs | 15/07/2014 12:18pm
    Sony A7s review

    Sony A7s review: The Sony Alpha 7s adds a slew of new professional features to the company’s popular full-frame compact camera. Our head of testing put it through its paces in her latest review video.

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