Are your portraits looking dull and lifeless? Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers are just what you need. We explain how simple non-destructive tonal changes and Photoshop effects can enhance and transform your people pictures.
Make the most of the city with your digital camera – 3 of the biggest names in street photography, David Solomons, Matt Stuart, and Nick Turpin offer their advice…
Fantastic street photographs are readily available in every public space, but over-familiarity with our environment means we often miss out on special moments and scenes unfolding in front of us.
These street photography tips will help you see those decisive moments and learn to trust your instincts. Once you’ve picked up the confidence to get close to your subjects and you’ll be able to use your camera as a mirror of society and come away with unreal, witty and dramatic-looking shots.
Converting an image to black and white is pretty simple, but if you want truly impressive results it pays to think about how and what you shoot, and learn how to use your photo editing software’s powerful tools to get the most from your shots. In this black and white photography tutorial, we’ll show you [...]
Most modern digital cameras can be relied upon to get a decent picture in the majority of conditions, but making really great images takes a little more know-how, the sort of stuff that professional photographers know, but don’t want to tell you.
In their latest guest post our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure gathered together some of their best photography tips that the pros don’t want you to know!
With the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards taking place later this month the World Photography Organisation has partnered with Sony to give 10 Digital Camera World readers the opportunity to attend a series of workshops taking place at Somerset House, London from 26th April – 28th April 2013.
Are you a struggling HDSLR filmmaker? The first step towards shooting a compelling DSLR video is to set up your camera properly. To help you find your way through the puzzling onboard movie-making options, we’ve used a Canon DLSR to explain some of the typical settings you’ll be using when shooting HD video on your DSLR…
Using a tripod and setting manual focus are essential for getting pin-sharp macro photography. Here we explain these and other ways to set up your camera to shoot close-ups.
When you photograph most subjects, getting the colours 100% accurate isn’t usually critical, and if you shoot on Auto White Balance, nine times out ten your digital will do a pretty good job of getting the white balance roughly right, so that whites actually look white, blacks look black, and all the colours in between look how you’d expect.
But sometimes getting colours 100% accurate is critical – when you need to photograph a painting to be reproduced in a book, say. The only way to ensure accurate colours is to get your white balance spot on, and the best way to do this is to use a colour chart.
The Fuji X-E1 is the latest addition to the company’s premium X range of cameras, and is the second to feature to feature interchangeable lenses. Here Amy Davies of our testing team takes a look at what the camera has to offer in her Fuji X-E1 review video.
Adobe has dropped the beta moniker and officially launched Photoshop CS6, the latest version of its benchmark photo editing software.
Launching its Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CS6 Extended software, Adobe says it has delivered photographers and digital artists “groundbreaking innovations and unparalleled performance breakthroughs” to deliver increased efficiency.