Are you left confused by your digital camera’s metering mode function? Not for long.
The Metering Mode button on your camera is symbolised by an eye-shaped icon within a rectangle. Within your metering mode function you will have either three or four metering modes: spot metering, partial metering, centre-weighted metering and evaluative metering.
As you will see in our latest photography cheat sheet below, each metering option measures the brightness of a scene in different ways, depending on what subject you are shooting.
Whether you want to banish camera shake in low light or avoid scaring wildlife, here are four simple ways to fire the shutter without touching your camera.
In pictures we feature the fashion and portrait photography of photographer Sarah Ann Wright.
Adobe Lightroom offers a powerful range of tools for converting your images to monochrome and fine-tuning the tones. In this tutorial we’ll share some of the top Lightroom black and white tips for taking more control over the conversion process.
Cook up some tasty photos of cutlery and cooking utensils for your kitchen wall. You only need simple kit for this photography project, but the results are seriously artistic
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All lenses create a circular image, and your camera’s sensor simply records a rectangular portion of this. A full-frame compatible lens creates an image circle the covers the full-frame sensor, and provides a cropped image with a smaller ‘crop-factor’ sensor. In this quick guide we offer four must-know tips for getting to grips with full-frame lenses for the first time.
Food photography is perhaps the fastest-growing genre of photography, thanks to the rise blogging, smartphones and television shows like the Great British Bake Off and Masterchef. But getting the right look in your pictures of food is no easy task. There’s more to food photography than simply snapping your plate, and below we’ve rounded up 10 essential food photography tips to help your images look more professional.
Do you shoot in raw format but you’re unsure how to edit your files effectively? Our latest Raw Tuesday post shows you how to process raw images the right way. This easy-to-follow primer for raw editing is all you need to feel more confident in the digital darkroom!
Wildlife photographers and animal enthusiasts with a shared passion for photography now have the opportunity to put their passions to a good cause and potentially win up to £10,000!
The Zoological Society of London’s third annual ZSL Animal Photography Prize is now open and accepting entries from photographers all over the world.