Photo Recipes: Scott Kelby explains how to shoot striking portraits using a single light

Photo Recipes: Scott Kelby explains how to shoot striking portraits using a single light

In a new series in Digital Camera magazine and Digital Camera World, the legendary Scott Kelby reveals some of the behind-the-scenes secrets of some of his greatest images. This month Scott explains how he set up two distinctive portraits with just one strobe light.

Spring photography tips: how to photograph flowers in the wild

Final spring photography tips for photographing wild flowers

Taking pictures of flowers in a controlled environment such as still life photography, or even in the confines of your garden is one thing. But learning how to photograph flowers in the wild presents a whole number of new challenges. In this quick guide we show you how to think about the light and how to experiment with the look and feel of your pictures.

How to use a single AF point for sharper focus (free cheat sheet)

How to use a single AF point for sharper focus (free cheat sheet)

Your camera will focus automatically as soon as you press the shutter button, but what’s it focusing on? That’s the question you need to ask yourself, because it won’t always pick the subject or area of the picture that you want it to. In this photography cheat sheet we explain how to use a single AF point to achieve sharper focus.

7 times you should ignore your camera’s light meter

Music photography tips from a professional photographer: managing with just three songs

Your camera’s light meter usually does a good job of assessing brightness and recommending sensible exposure settings, but there are some times when it will get it wrong. Understanding when this is likely to happen will help you get perfect exposures in all lighting conditions every time. In their latest guest post the team at Photoventure suggest seven situations when you need to take care.