What focus points and why are they important? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the technology and techniques.
In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about using focus points.
Soft shots are the bane of the serious photographer’s life, and a major reason why images get rejected by stock image libraries or lose out in camera club competitions or photo society distinctions. Anyone can zoom into images at 100% with software these days, meaning that any soft areas are painfully obvious. So what can… Continue reading
Manual exposure mode is the ideal choice when you want to control both depth of field and movement blur because you set aperture and shutter speed. It can be daunting to use on the first few occasions so we’ve put together a short list of dos and don’t to keep on the right track. Do… Continue reading
Digital camera tips for photographers at every level of ability. Learn how to get your pictures right in-camera to save yourself from having to edit photos later.
Do you find your camera’s complex AF options confusing? We get back to basics and answer the question, ‘What is autofocus anyway?’ in full and jargon-free.
Setting a camera’s sensitivity or ISO value is an essential part of setting exposure. But what is ISO anyway? Here are six things you should know about your camera’s sensitivity settings.
Do you know how to create converging lines and control vanishing points? In this video tutorial on understanding perspective in photography we show you how to use angles to master the third dimension.
Digital photography isn’t short of confusing technical concepts – here’s our take on camera settings that can leave beginners scratching their heads
A sturdy tripod helps you stay steady. Coupled with a remote release, your shots will be as sharp as possible. Here are three types of common photographic subjects that are easier captured with a tripod and a remote release.
A camera’s white balance is designed to help you produce images that have colours that match those you saw at the time of the shoot. Get it wrong and your images will look flat and lifeless, or even worse have a horrible colourcast, get it right and you’re a happy bunny.
Let’s take a look at some of the mistakes that photographers make regularly with white balance.