In our new infographic we’ve illustrated the color temperature scale and show you where some of the more commonly used white balance settings sit within it. We’ve also shown where some common shooting conditions, such as hazy skies and sunsets, sit within the color temperature scale and what white balance setting you might want to use to capture accurate colors in these conditions.
Here we show you how to quickly correct the white balance of your Raw files using the tools in Elements’ Camera Raw editor. Different light sources have different colour temperatures: simply put daylight is cool and blue, and indoor light is a warm yellow/orange. Your DSLR’s white balance settings are designed to compensate for different… Continue reading
Sigma has launched what it says is the world’s first ultra-wide-angle lens for full-frame DSLRs, the Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM (price tag £849.99).
So what is HDR photography all about? In short, HDR techniques allow you to take pictures of high-contrast scenes and preserve all that important shadow and highlight detail. But it comes with a lot of jargon. Here we answer all the common questions about HDR images.
Sony has unveiled the Sony RX1R II – price tag £2,600 – its latest compact camera with a full-frame sensor.
Canadian physician outfoxes the competition to take the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 title
Canon’s new mirrorless camera may not offer a radical specification but it’s 18Mp sensor and user friendly controls are great for beginners wanting to gain some confidence. Find out our head of testing’s first impressions in her Canon EOS M10 hands-on-review.
Most photographers appreciate the relationship between image quality and low ISO settings, and will endeavor to stick to the lowest sensitivities possible at all times. In his latest post, Matt Golowczynski explains some of the times when it can be to your advantage to use a high ISO setting. The most obvious advantages of raising… Continue reading
Mirrorless or compact system cameras (CSC) are becoming increasingly popular and while some photographers are trading in their old SLRs in favour of the new breed, others are investing in a second system. Both will find they learn a few lessons that will help them make better images.
As part of our ongoing series to help you get more creative with your digital camera, each month we publish some fun, seasonal, creative photo ideas to help inspire your imagination. Along with some amazing images, we’ve also provided some quick photography tips by both amateur and professional photographers who are experts in these fields…. Continue reading