7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 22/07/2014 00:01am
    7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    Modern cameras generally have superb autofocusing systems that can get the vast majority of subjects sharp in a jiffy, but they’re not 100% foolproof. Let’s take a look at some of the most common focusing problems and how to tackle them.

    Sony A7s review

    | Reviews, SLRs | 15/07/2014 12:18pm
    Sony A7s review

    Sony A7s review: The Sony Alpha 7s adds a slew of new professional features to the company’s popular full-frame compact camera. Our head of testing put it through its paces in her latest review video.

    Wedding Photography: the first-timer’s guide to getting it right

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 08/07/2014 00:01am
    Reportage wedding photography tips

    Shooting wedding photography for the first time is an exciting, but nerve-wracking experience. This guide is designed to help you avoid the pitfalls and produce images that the bride and groom will love.

    Nikon D810 hands-on review

    | Reviews, SLRs | 26/06/2014 12:21pm
    Nikon D810 hands-on review

    In her Nikon D810 hands-on review our head of testing explores some of the new features on this Nikon D800 replacement.

    Adobe makes photography program price permanent, unveils 14 new apps

    | News | 18/06/2014 16:30pm
    Adobe makes photography program price offer permanent, unveils new CC & Lightroom apps

    As well as announcing updates to 14 desktop apps in its Creative Cloud suite, Adobe has confirmed that its photography program, which was previously billed as a special offer, will be a permanent feature.

    The plan includes access to the Photoshop CC and Lightroom desktop applications with free upgrades when they are available, mobile and web apps, 20 GB of cloud storage and a Behance ProSite for £8.78/US$9.99/AU$9.99 per month when you sign up for a one-year plan.

    9 filter mistakes every photographer makes (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 20/05/2014 00:01am
    10 tips for using your 10-stop ND filter: everything you need to know to ensure sharp photos

    In this tutorial our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the biggest mistakes photographers make when using filters, and explains how to avoid them.

    9 photo editing cliches and how to avoid them

    | Tutorials | 13/05/2014 00:01am
    9 photo editing cliches and how to avoid them

    It’s hard to define at which point a popular or fashionable effect becomes a cliché, but when it’s done badly on a regular basis it’s definitely a problem. Let’s take a look at nine of the biggest photo editing cliches and what you can do to avoid them.

    8 tripod mistakes every photographer makes (and how to get it right)

    | Photography Tips | 29/04/2014 00:01am
    4 tips for sharper shots when using a tripod

    A tripod is one of the most essential accessories available to a photographer, but it’s also one of the most misused. Our Head of Testing, Angela Nicholson, looks at some of the most common mistakes that photographers make with their tripod and explains how to avoid them.

    Nikon D4s review

    | Reviews, SLRs | 09/04/2014 12:13pm
    Nikon D4s review

    Nikon D4s review: Nikon’s D4 replacement is a true workhorse of a camera, but has enough changed to warrant an upgrade? Find out in our Nikon D4s review.

    How to use Lightroom: 8 mistakes every photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    | Tutorials | 09/04/2014 00:01am
    How to use Lightroom: 8 mistakes every photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    Adobe Lightroom is an incredibly powerful image organisation and editing software package. Of course the downside to having such a powerful tool at your disposal is that it’s possible to make some pretty significant mistakes, especially when you’re first learning how to use it.

    To help out we’ve drawn up a list of the most common mistakes that photographers make when using Lightroom and have some advice about how to get things right from the outset.

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