Want support for your camera without lugging a tripod around? We put six sensibly priced monopods to the test to find out which is the best monopod for DSLR photography enthusiasts.
Taking family portraits in unfamiliar surroundings, such as a studio, can make them feel nervous – and you don’t want this to come across in your images. By shooting family portraits at home, you’ll be able to get more relaxed poses and happy expressions.
Let’s face it: there have been a lot of Adobe announcements in the past year introducing new products from Photoshop CC to Lightroom 5, Photoshop Touch, Photoshop CS6, and more. And it can get confusing!
So how do all these platforms sit in the Adobe range of photo editing software? To celebrate the official launch today of Photoshop CC, our friends at Practical Photoshop have put together this brilliant cheat sheet illustrating The Photoshop Family.
Next in our popular Raw Tuesday series we turn our attention to photo retouching. Over the next several weeks, our ultimate guide to photo retouching will show you how to give your portraits a stylish and professional makeover.
We’ll show you a range of key photo retouching techniques you can use to make eyes sparkle, who to make perfect teeth and beautiful lips, as well as sculpt body shape and make amazing hair.
In our first post, however, we examine the different techniques for one of the most important elements of photo retouching: how to create flawless skin.
Wandering through woodland in summer, who can fail to be inspired by these colossal natural structures towering high above? Yet trying to convey this through our images is a challenge and one that is not easy to meet. In this tutorial, seasoned pro Mark Hamblin shares some of his best forest photography tips for capturing the enchanting essence of your local woodland.
In the fourth part of our Shoot Like A Pro series on how to photograph any subject you want we take a closer look at the best camera settings for macro photography. Getting sharp macro and close-up photos takes time to master, but here we show you all the best camera settings you should use to shoot classic macro compositions, shoot handheld and shoot shallow depth of field.
If you’ve recently upgraded your camera or added an expensive new lens to your camera bag, chances are you don’t want to – and can’t afford to – buy them again. So what is the best insurance for photographers to protect their camera and lenses against theft or damage?
Our friends at PhotoPlus recently tackled the question and explained whether you should consider some form of insurance other than your household policy or if specialist insurance would be better than leaving it on the household policy?
In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work. In our latest instalment we speak to Russian fashion and portrait photographer Olga Lavrenkova, who explains how classic Hollywood studio lighting techniques inspired one of her most striking portraits. Ideal model [...]
In our latest review we take the DJI Phantom Quadcopter for a spin to see if aerial photography really is cheaper and easier with this intriguing new accessory.
We’re all familiar with the Adams’ and Leibovitzs of the world. But there are a number of great photographers producing stunning work quietly under the radar of the photographic literati.
In their latest guest blog, our friends at Photoventure have rounded up 6 of the best photographers working today who really should be more famous than they are. Do you agree?