This Week in Photography – news from 29 September – 5 October

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Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers from the week of 29 September to 5 October 2014.

Tutorial file downloads for Photoshop School in Digital Camera 157

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Get start files for the November 2014 issue’s Lightroom and Photoshop Elements tutorials In Digital Camera 156, on sale on Friday 10 October, our Photoshop School section continues our Teach Yourself Lightroom series, presenting ways to add special effects to your photos. You’ll also discover how to apply edits you can undo at any time… Continue reading

Android vs iPhone: which is best for photographers?

Android vs iPhone: which is the best platform for photographers?

Android or iPhone, you ask? It’s up there with ‘Canon vs Nikon’ among the most hotly contested questions of our digital age. We all know that a DSLR is ideal, but we also know that the best camera is the one you have on you.

With this in mind, our Android vs iPhone comparison aims to find out which platform offers the most creativity and control for serious photographers.

This Week in Photography – news from 22-28 September



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Welcome to our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers, along with pithy comment and insightful analysis.


Are you really a dedicated photographer? 12 simple ways to tell

Are you really a dedicated photographer? 12 simple ways to tell

Photography may start as a hobby, but it often becomes an obsession. Here are 12 ways to tell if you’ve been bitten by the bug and become a dedicated photographer.

The future of photography: 7 camera features you will see before you die

How to set up your macro water drop scene: live view focusing

What does the future of photography hold in terms of digital camera technology? Aside from improved dynamic range, focusing speed and high ISO performance, what new camera features will take picture quality to the next level and make photography easier and more fun? Here are some suggestions for the next generation of cameras…

Canon EOS 7D Mark II: price, specs, release date confirmed

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The Canon EOS 7D Mark II – price tag at £1,599.99 / €1,999.99 – has been announced at Photokina 2014, adding many features found in the flagship EOS-1D X.

Samsung NX1: price, specs, release date confirmed

Samsung NX1: price, specs, release date confirmed

The Samsung NX1 – price £1,299 (approx US$2110/AU$1,175) – has been announced at Photokina 2014, and this new Samsung camera offers 4K video recording, a 28MP back-illuminated sensor, 15fps shooting and 205 AF points.

Photokina 2014: new cameras and accessories as they’re announced!

Photokina 2014: new cameras and accessories as they're announced!

Photokina 2014 is here! The biannual photography trade show in Germany generates much excitement around what new cameras, lenses, software and other photo accessories will be released at the show.

iPhone 6 camera: 8 things photographers need to know

iPhone 6 camera: 8 things photographers need to know

What does the new iPhone 6’s camera offer photographers? There were a few key upgrades to the most popular smartphone camera on Earth. We explain what they are…