Compact system cameras explained: 10 things every new photographer must know

Compact system cameras explained: 10 things every new photographer must know

A single lens reflex (SLR) camera used to be the go-to camera for serious photographers, but there’s a now alternative that’s becoming increasingly popular – a compact system camera (CSC). But what is a compact system camera and how does a CSC differ from a DSLR? Our Head of Testing, Angela Nicholson, explains all.

Digital SLR cameras explained: 10 things every new photographer must know

Digital SLR cameras explained: 10 things every new photographer must know

Digital SLR cameras are the preferred tool of most professional photographers and they’re the first choice of camera for most enthusiast camera for decades, but what is a digital SLR, how do they work and why are they so popular? Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson explains all you need to know.

10 things you may not know about your camera (but probably should)

5 Change lenses under cover

If you think a cursory read of your camera manual is all you need to know, then think again. There are many hidden power features inside that you often forget are there, and when somebody points them out it’s something of a revelation. With this in mind here is a reminder of some must-know camera tips and not-necessarily-obvious time savers and tweaks….