DSLR vs Mirrorless: understanding the key differences

The differences between CSC and DSLR explained: Canon

Compact system cameras are becoming an increasingly important section of the camera market, but what are they and how do they differ from SLRs? Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, explains all you need to know.

Download our FREE eBook – A Photographer’s Guide to Sharper Shots!

Download our FREE eBook - A Photographer's Guide to Sharper Shots!

Merry Christmas! Our team has been busy putting together this fantastic eBook, A Photographer’s Guide to Sharper Shots, which you can download FREE!

How to get your pictures featured in the best photography magazines

How to get your pictures featured in the best photography magazines

Top tips for getting you pictures published in our photography magazines

7 ways to make precise selections in Photoshop

How to make precise selections in Photoshop: step 2

Follow these seven expert tips for making better, faster, more precise selections in Photoshop, no matter what you want to select.

Canon vs Nikon: best second-hand camera deals

Canon vs Nikon - best second-hand camera deals: Nikon D700

In this Canon vs Nikon comparison, we look at how the two manufacturers shape up in the second-hand and pre-owned camera market

This Week in Photography – news from 15-21 December

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Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers from the week of 15-21 December

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DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a photo booth in your home

DIY Photography Hacks: how to make a photo booth in your home

In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you a very simple way to liven up your parties by making a home-made photo booth.

Natural light photography: how to find the right angle for your shot

How to shoot natural light photography in challenging conditions: step 6

Know how to work the angles and you can turn a difficult lighting situation to your advantage. We explain how the world can be your studio in this natural light photography tutorial.

Who owns a photo once it’s put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who owns a photo once it's put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who actually owns a photo once you upload it to the internet? This fantastic photography cheat sheet compiled by Clifton Cameras answers some of the key questions about copyright for photographers. From cases like David Slater’s famed monkey self-portrait to social media ownership to how to protect your photos online, this handy infographic should set… Continue reading

Taking your first photos this Christmas: 4 ideas to shoot and how to shoot them

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If you’re new to photography or if you’ve just upgraded to a new camera – perhaps you’ve bought yourself one in the sales – and taking your first pictures with a camera that gives you more control, you’re probably feeling conflicting emotions. On one hand you’re probably itching to get shooting some of the many picture opportunities that abound at Christmas, but on the other feeling a bit daunted and unsure about what to photograph.