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

    | Photography Tips | 20/07/2013 00:01am
    What is highlight alert?

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Capture NX-D: Nikon unveils new photo editing software to replace Capture NX 2

    | News | 25/02/2014 12:18pm
    Capture NX-D: Nikon unveils new photo editing software to replace Capture NX 2

    Nikon has unveiled a new photo editing software, Nikon Capture NX-D, for processing and adjusting raw files captured with Nikon DSLRs, Nikon 1 cameras and digital compacts from Nikon’s COOLPIX range that offer raw format shooting.

    Choosing the best ND filter: remember these 4 tips (and save this cheat sheet!)

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 03/08/2012 11:00am
    How to choose the best ND filter for your camera: 4 tips for deciding which one is right for you

    ND filters are sold in different strengths, and different scales are used to measure this. Some use an NDxx number, others refer to optical density, and some refer to the light reduction in EV or ‘stops’. Below we’ve served up four of our best tips for choosing the best ND filter for your DSLR.

    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.

    54 Portrait Ideas: free downloadable posing guide

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 02/05/2012 12:00pm
    50 Portrait Ideas: free posing guide and photography cheat sheet

    Are you stuck for portrait ideas? Sometimes we’ve found that you can over-think these things. When you put so much thought into backdrops and colour schemes, etc, you can overlook some of the fundamentals of portrait photography, such as your subject’s pose.

    A great way to reignite you portrait photography is to shoot a model in your home photo studio, using as minimalist a set-up as possible. By experimenting with different poses you can see what works and get new portrait ideas to apply to your next shoot.

    To help you along we’ve put together our latest photography cheat sheet, a visual posing guide that you can download and use as inspiration.

    The Photography Show: our MAJOR new consumer event at Birmingham NEC!

    | Inspire | 26/06/2013 00:01am
    10 trade show photography tips for Focus on Imaging 2013

    Future Publishing, the specialist media group that publishes Digital Camera World, has unveiled The Photography Show, a major new consumer event that will take the place normally held by Focus on Imaging in 2014 at the NEC in Birmingham.

    Nik Collection review: is Google’s photo editing plug-in bundle the best of its kind?

    | Accessories, Reviews | 09/09/2013 12:36pm
    Nik Collection review: we put Google's new photo editing plug-in bundle to the test

    Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro 2, Silver Efex Pro 2, Sharpener Pro 3, Color Efex Pro 4, Viveza 2 and Define 2 plug-ins are being sold together for the first time as the Nik Collection. But is the sum greater than its parts? Find out in our Nik Collection review.

    33 myths of the professional photographer

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 07/06/2012 04:00am
    33 myths of the professional photographer

    The professional photographer is often associated with a glamorous lifestyle and lots of money. However, sadly this stereotype is not the reality.

    Professional female portrait photographer Kelly Weech debunks 33 of the most common myths of the professional photographer and reveals what life is really like for those who get paid to take pictures.

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