7 ways to make precise selections in Photoshop

How to make precise selections in Photoshop: step 2

Follow these seven expert tips for making better, faster, more precise selections in Photoshop, no matter what you want to select.

Canon vs Nikon: best second-hand camera deals

Canon vs Nikon - best second-hand camera deals: Nikon D700

In this Canon vs Nikon comparison, we look at how the two manufacturers shape up in the second-hand and pre-owned camera market

This Week in Photography – news from 15-21 December

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Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers from the week of 15-21 December

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DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a photo booth in your home

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a photo booth in your home

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you a very simple way to liven up your parties by making a home-made photo booth.

So you’ve just started out in photography? 16 universal truths

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There’s so much to take in when you start out in photography: rules for composition, exposure, digital workflow, image editing tricks and more.

But there are some less-obvious photographic truths that aren’t generally covered by photography technique guides.

Much of this stuff you only really appreciate with the benefit of hindsight – so here are 16 universal truths that you’ll be agreeing with soon.

Natural light photography: how to find the right angle for your shot

How to shoot natural light photography in challenging conditions: step 6

Know how to work the angles and you can turn a difficult lighting situation to your advantage. We explain how the world can be your studio in this natural light photography tutorial.

7 questions every true Nikon user should be able to answer

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Are you an expert behind the lens of your Nikon? If so, you should be able to answer these 7 quick questions that only true, dedicated Nikon photographers will know…

Macro photography tips: how to set up eye-catching close-ups

Macro photography tips: how to set up eye-catching close-ups

In this tutorial we share our best macro photography tips on how to choose a focal point and set up your camera for striking close-up pictures of nature.

Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

If you’re looking for an upgrade to your ‘budget’ telephoto but can’t stretch to a fully professional lens, there are some smart mid-range options to be had. We test 8 top optics to find out which is the best telephoto lens for your money.

Who owns a photo once it’s put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who owns a photo once it's put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who actually owns a photo once you upload it to the internet? This fantastic photography cheat sheet compiled by Clifton Cameras answers some of the key questions about copyright for photographers. From cases like David Slater’s famed monkey self-portrait to social media ownership to how to protect your photos online, this handy infographic should set… Continue reading