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    Photo Anatomy: why Dan Chung used a tilt-shift lens to capture Usain Bolt

    | Photography Tips | 05/05/2013 02:00am
    Photo Anatomy: why Dan Chung used a tilt-shift lens to capture Usain Bolt's 100m win

    In our latest Photo Anatomy series installment, award-winning press photographer Dan Chung reveals how he captured Usain Bolt’s 100m final victory at the Beijing Olympics using innovative tilt-shift lens effects.

    Movement photography: camera panning techniques to convey a sense of speed

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 26/04/2013 14:02pm
    Movement photography: camera panning techniques to convey a sense of speed

    Camera panning techniques look and sound complicated. In reality, though, anyone with a manual mode and the patience to practice can learn how to pan a camera. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can use slower shutter speeds to add a greater sense of drama to your movement photography.

    Photo Anatomy: black and white wildlife photography with instant impact

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 21/04/2013 14:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: black and white wildlife photography with instant impact

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

    In our latest instalment award-winning wildlife photographer Richard Peters reveals the techniques behind this striking black and white image of an owl.

    Photography Lighting: how to take control of everything from natural light to flash

    | Photography Tips | 15/04/2013 00:01am
    Photography Lighting: take control of everything from natural light to off-camera flash

    In our new Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at photography lighting and how you can take control of the elements to get more balanced, beautiful images. We start this week by taking a closer look at the character of light and how the quality of light will affect your images.

    Water photography: blur movement like a pro for a classic effect

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 03/12/2012 02:00am
    Water photography: blur movement like a pro for a classic effect

    The latest post in our Shoot Like A Pro series on water photography explains how to blur movement in water using a long exposure for classic effects.

    Camera filters: which type is right for you?

    | Photography Tips | 30/11/2012 16:30pm
    6 top filters for landscape photography tested and rated

    Choosing which camera filter to buy depends on a number of critical factors. In our latest video, we run through the different types of camera filters available, explains their pros and cons and which might be the best filter for your photography.

    Black and white photography made easy: tips for pro-quality results from start to finish

    | B&W, Photography Tips | 05/11/2012 02:00am
    Black and white photography made easy: tips for pro-quality results from start to finish

    Since the earliest days of taking pictures, producing stunning black and white photography has required a combination of shooting and darkroom skills. For the best results, you need to hone your photo composition to be able to visualise the world in black and white. But you also must know how to manipulate an image for [...]

    The easy way to set up off-camera flash for perfectly lit shots

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 28/08/2012 16:00pm
    The easy way to set up off-camera flash for perfectly lit shots

    Taking your flashgun off the top of your camera and using it to light your subject more creatively is one of the best ways to improve your flash photography, but it’s often seen as complicated, expensive and a bit daunting. However, the availability of cheap wireless triggers and the instant review on your camera mean that it’s never been cheaper or easier to experiment with off-camera flash. In this tutorial we’ll show you a really easy way to set up off-camera flash to achieve perfect results from your flash photography.

    Camera bags vs photo backpacks: which should you buy?

    | Photography for Beginners | 17/07/2012 19:00pm
    Camera bags vs photo backpacks: which should you buy?

    If you’ve bought some new lenses or an extra body recently, you’re probably finding that you’ve outgrown your camera bag. Perhaps you’re struggling with whether to buy a bigger camera bag or take the leap to photo backpacks.

    There are pros and cons for both large camera bags and photo backpacks…

    Black and white photography: what every photographer needs to know

    | B&W, Photography Tips | 13/05/2012 02:00am
    Black and White Photography: what every photographer should know

    Converting an image to black and white is pretty simple, but if you want truly impressive results it pays to think about how and what you shoot, and learn how to use your photo editing software’s powerful tools to get the most from your shots. In this black and white photography tutorial, we’ll show you how to choose your subjects, set up your camera and how simple but effective adjustments in Photoshop can make your images stand out.