10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

    | Photography Tips | 26/05/2014 00:01am
    10 popular creative photo effects (and how to achieve them)

    In our brand new Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll show you how to take full control of your camera and capture your most inventive photos yet! Each week we’ll show you a new creative photo effect and explain how you can recreate it.

    5 digital camera features no photographer should be without

    | Photography Tips | 11/04/2014 00:01am
    5 digital camera features no photographer should be without

    Every digital camera has a plethora of different features and functions, but it can be bewildering to know which ones to use and when, so we’ve come-up with the five essential features that you need to master to help you get perfect results every time.

    5 street photography projects every first-timer should try

    | Photography Tips | 02/04/2014 00:01am
    Street photography: 5 projects every first-timer should try

    Getting your camera out in public might seem daunting if you’ve never tried it before, but these five street photography projects will get you started right. Armed with our expert street photography tips, you’ll soon have the confidence to shoot everything from motion-blur abstracts to candid portraits of strangers.

    Camera composition tips: 1 subject, 6 ways to shoot it

    | Photography Tips | 02/10/2013 00:01am
    Camera composition tips: 1 subject, 6 ways to shoot it

    Using different viewpoints and lenses can dramatically alter the look of your photographs. In this tutorial we’ll share some of our best in-camera composition tips and show you how to take one subject and shoot it six different ways for varying effects.

    Breaking bad habits: how to add variety to your landscape photography portfolio

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 06/09/2013 00:01am
    Breaking bad habits: how to add variety to your landscape portfolio

    Do you enjoy taking landscape images but find you mostly use similar settings for all of my shots? In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post we explain how to experiment and add variety to your landscape photography portfolio.

    Photo Anatomy: the secrets behind one photographer’s perfect composition

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 25/08/2013 13:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: the secrets behind one photographer's perfect composition

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment, we dissect Alisdair Miller’s striking image of a stranded lifeboat in Dubai.

    Using ND grad filters: how to fix murky foregrounds and over-exposed skies

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 21/08/2013 11:00am
    How to use an ND grad filter to preserve detail in your landscapes: step 4

    ND grad filters are some of the most indispensable photo accessories for landscape photography. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to use a graduated neutral density filter to stave off over-exposed skies and dark foregrounds.

    Photo Anatomy: the secret behind Tim Flach’s meticulous animal techniques

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 18/08/2013 14:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: the secret behind Tim Flach's carefully planned animal techniques

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment, photographer Tim Flach reveals the ingenious, carefully planned technique that enabled him to create this perfect Afghan Hound shot!

    DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a flash diffuser from cardboard (video)

    | Photography Tips | 08/08/2013 11:23am
    DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a flash diffuser from cardboard (video tutorial)

    In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post our technique editor Chris teams up with our friends at NPhoto to provide a thorough yet easy-to-follow video demonstration of how to make a simple flash diffuser from cardboard for more evenly lit images.

    Best camera settings for shooting beach photography?

    | Photography Tips, Travel | 04/08/2013 13:00pm
    Best camera settings for beach photography

    Do your beach photos come out too dark or suffer poor colour balance. Here are some of the best camera settings to use for your beach photography.

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