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    Shooting in manual mode: when (and how) to take control of your camera

    | Photography for Beginners | 17/11/2014 00:01am
    Shooting in manual mode: when (and how) to take control of your camera

    Find out how going back to basics can help you take full control of your photography as we explain everything you need to know about shooting in Manual mode.

    A layman’s guide to LCD screens

    | Photography for Beginners | 16/11/2014 00:01am
    Fine tune image sharpness using Live View

    What is an LCD screen and why is it an important part of your camera? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the technology and equipment.

    In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about LCD screens and how to use them.

    Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

    | Photography for Beginners | 13/11/2014 00:01am
    Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

    When framing a photograph, it’s not just the focal length that matters. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to choose the optimum angle of view for your scene, as well as explain how to choose the right lenses and the difference between angle of view vs field of view.

    7 ways that photographers keep letting themselves down

    | Photography for Beginners | 11/11/2014 00:01am
    Best ring flash for photographers: 5 top models tested and rated

    Which of these photography mistakes are you making and what can you do about it?

    How to change a camera lens properly

    | Photography for Beginners | 06/11/2014 00:01am
    How to change a camera lens

    A major benefit of using a DSLR is that you can choose from a variety of lenses suited to particular photographic situations, but knowing how to change a camera lens safely to avoid damaging your lens or the inside of your camera is one of the first photography tips for beginners that one should learn.

    8 reasons your photos still look like snapshots

    | Photography for Beginners | 25/10/2014 00:01am
    Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

    No photographer started creating magic the minute they picked up a camera. It can take months or years of work until you’re completely happy with the pictures you take. But there are some steps you can take today to stop your photos looking like snapshots. Here are some suggestions…

    Getting it right in camera: what does that really mean?

    | Photography for Beginners | 18/10/2014 00:01am
    Best ring flash for photographers: 5 top models tested and rated

    Many photographers like to talk about ‘getting it right in camera’, but what does that really mean in an age when digital imaging can be considered a data gathering exercise? In their latest guest blog post the team at Photoventure explain all…

    6 classic composition techniques every photographer should know

    | Photography for Beginners | 11/10/2014 00:01am
    How to compose images for maximum impact: move closer

    While you may never develop the God-like framing genius of a Cartier Bresson, hard work and perseverance will definitely get you further down the road to better pictures (and even HCB had to work hard at it, over a long career).

    With this in mind, here is a quick reminder of some tried and tested compositional techniques and theories to make your framing look classier.

    Which metering mode should you use?

    | Photography for Beginners | 27/07/2014 00:01am
    Which metering mode should you use? The simplest guide yet

    In this quick guide we explain how metering modes work, and how to select the best one for the job at hand.

    What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

    | Photography for Beginners | 15/07/2014 00:01am
    What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

    What is maximum aperture? It’s a question we often hear from new photographers who are getting to grips with their lenses or trying to understand depth of field. In this guide we explain what it means to set the maximum aperture, which lenses go widest and what you actually gain in terms of your images.