Best camera 2013: the top DSLRs and CSCs of the past year

    | News | 30/12/2013 00:01am
    Best camera 2013: the top DSLRs and CSCs of the past year

    What a vintage year for good cameras! There has never been a bigger choice of quality models available at such great prices, so finding the best camera of 2013 is a real challenge. Nevertheless, in this seasonal guide we reveal our favourite DSLRs and system cameras, hand-picked by our expert testing team. All of the cameras featured in this Best Camera 2013 guide will deliver great results, and that is guaranteed.

    10 worst moments in photography in 2013

    | News | 29/12/2013 00:01am
    The Inverse Square Law: what it means for photographers

    Photographers document moments, good or bad, that happen to others. But what were the worst moments for photographers in 2013? In no particular order, here are the 10 that we’d prefer not to have experienced in the year gone by.

    11 photo printing mistakes every photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    | News | 28/12/2013 00:01am
    11 photo printing mistakes every photographer makes (and how to avoid them)

    Making prints can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of photography, but there are a few common mistakes that photographers make that can have them tearing their hair out. Our Head of Testing, Angela Nicholson, outlines the photo printing problems that can arise and explains how to avoid them.

    Rooftopping: meet a photographer who scales skyscrapers for extreme portraits

    | News | 27/12/2013 00:01am
    Rooftopping: meet a photographer who scales skyscrapers for extreme wide angles

    Fancy climbing skyscrapers without safety gear and then taking photos? Neither do we. But for Russian photographer Ivan Kuznetsov, these unparalleled views of Moscow are his favourite subject to shoot. He explains his love for rooftopping photography and how he gets his extreme images.

    Magnum Photos: The Christmas Tree Bucket – Trent Parke’s brilliantly dark essay on modern living

    | News | 24/12/2013 00:01am
    Magnum Photos: The Christmas Tree Bucket - Trent Parke's brilliantly dark essay on modern living

    Most people are familiar with traditional Christmas tales like Twas The Night Before Christmas. In this brilliantly dark, yet heartwarming, take on the Christmas story, Magnum Photos legend Trent Parke turns the camera on his own family to record the family rituals of Christmas. What began as a moment of clarity after vomiting into a Christmas tree bucket on his in-laws’ lawn, Parke’s photo essay reveals the absurdities that lurk in the suburban shadows.

    Paul Conroy: on Syria, the death of Marie Colvin and the future of war photography

    | News | 18/12/2013 00:01am
    Paul Conroy: on Syria, the death of Marie Colvin and the future of war photography

    In the first of a new series of interviews, we spoke to renowned British conflict photographer Paul Conroy. Paul has worked in some of the most dangerous places in the world‚ and nearly lost his life doing so. Last year he made headlines when he was seriously injured in a rocket attack in Syria that killed his friend and colleague, Marie Colvin.

    His new book, Under The Wire: Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment recounts that experience, and in this interview he tells us how writing the book helped him come to terms with the terrible events in Syria.

    Nikon lenses from A-Z: the ultimate photographer’s guide

    | News | 14/12/2013 00:01am
    Nikon lenses from A-Z: the ultimate photographer's guide

    Your lenses are the eyes of your camera. In this tutorial, the experts at the Nikon magazine N-Photo explain everything you need to know about Nikon lenses and show you how to use them to change the way you see and capture the world around you…

    The business of photography: 22 tips to get you started right

    | News | 30/11/2013 00:01am
    The wedding photographer's digital workflow

    Are you ready to take the plunge and become a professional photographer? Don’t until you’ve read these tips to get started in the business of photography.

    5 hidden truths of professional photography

    | News | 23/11/2013 00:01am
    5 hidden truths of professional photography

    Ahh, professional photography: you decide your own hours, meet lots of interesting people and fulfil your creative potential while getting paid…. right?

    Adobe expands budget Photoshop CC offer to everyone

    | News | 21/11/2013 11:22am
    Adobe cuts Photoshop CC price tag for Creative Suite users

    Adobe has expanded its Photoshop Photography Program offer to everyone, regardless of whether you own a previous version of Photoshop.

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