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    Camera lenses explained: how to get sharp photos using macro lenses

    | Photography Tips | 19/08/2013 00:01am
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    In the fifth and final part of our Shoot Like A Pro Series on how to get the sharpest photos possible with your camera’s lenses, we explain how to explore the close-up potential of macro lenses and discover a whole new world in almost any and every photo location.

    The 3 most common flash photography problems (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 10/01/2014 00:01am
    The 3 most common flash photography problems (and how to avoid them)

    Photographers run into all sorts of problems when they take out their flashgun. In this quick tutorial we highlight the three most common flash photography problems and what you can do to avoid them.

    Convert to black and white in Photoshop Elements

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 06/04/2011 16:21pm

    Get to grips with mono conversion with this simple guide to black and white in Photoshop Elements Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll discover [...]

    Beginner photography tips: the most common mistakes and how to avoid them

    | Photography for Beginners | 28/10/2013 00:01am
    Beginner photography mistakes (and how to avoid them): take control of your DSLR

    In our latest Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at some of the most common beginner photography problems and explain some simple methods to avoid them.

    Understanding shutter speed as a creative tool: freeze and pan with confidence

    | Photography Tips | 03/12/2012 11:30am
    Understanding shutter speed as a creative tool: freeze, pan and smooth with confidence

    Understanding shutter speed as a creative tool is essential if you want to produce images that are about movement – whether you’re freezing action, smoothing out running water or panning the camera to add motion blur.

    The shutter speed often seems to take second place to more obvious creative controls such as aperture and depth of field, so we’re going to show you how important understanding shutter speed is to your creative repertoire; we’ll show you how to take control of your shutter speeds and how to turn what would have been a good shot into a great shot.

    Best camera flash for portrait photography: 6 models tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 26/02/2013 11:45am
    Best camera flash for portrait photography: Lencarta Safari Li-on Ringflash kit

    If you want soft, even lighting, you’re going to want a flashgun. But what is the best camera flash for portrait photography? We took 6 of the best models available.

    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: animal photography tips for any species

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 08/03/2013 01:00am
    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: animal photography tips for any species

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our professional photographer shows our apprentice some simple animal photography tips that are relevant for any type of species you want to shoot, whether in the wild or in your local safari park.

    5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

    | Photography Tips | 09/12/2013 00:01am
    5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

    Christmas is a time for getting together with friends and family… making it the perfect opportunity to show them just how great a photographer you’ve become over the past year! In this quick guide we show you 5 killer Christmas picture ideas, along with tips on how to shoot them from the experts.

    13 photo editing mistakes every photographer makes (and how to stop!)

    | Photography Tips | 20/07/2013 00:01am
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    With just a few clicks you can correct exposure and white balance problems, tweak contrast, remove unwanted objects and add better backgrounds. But with that power comes the ability to make mistakes, bad mistakes.

    To make life easier during those early days when you’re just getting to grips with your photo editing software, our friends at Photoventure have for their latest guest blog post compiled a list of the most common photo editing mistakes that photographers make at one point or another, and offer some advice about how to avoid making them.

    Nikon D4s: price, release date and official specs confirmed

    | News | 25/02/2014 08:42am
    Nikon D4s: price, release date and official specs confirmed

    Nikon has officially announced the Nikon D4s, its new flagship FX-format DSLR. The Nikon D4s price tag will be £5,199.99 / €6,199.00 with a release date of 6 March 2014.

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