A layman’s guide to battery grips

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 20/07/2014 00:01am
    A layman's guide to using battery grips

    In our latest layman’s guide to fundamental gear we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about battery grips.

    Camera lenses: 8 questions you’ve been dying to ask other photographers

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 04/07/2014 00:01am
    Camera lenses: 8 questions you've been dying to ask other photographers

    Learn more about how camera lenses work and how to fix common problems with this detailed primer.

    NEF file types and sizes: what effect do bit depth and compression have on raw files?

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 05/06/2014 10:50am
    NEF file types and sizes: what effect do bit depth and compression have on raw files?

    Nikon DSLRs can create more than one type of NEF file. In this quick tutorial our friends at the Nikon magazine N-Photo explain the effect bit depth and compression have on your Nikon raw files.

    Abstract images: how to make striking contemporary art with your camera

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 14/04/2014 10:43am
    Abstract images: how to make striking contemporary art with your camera

    In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to use your camera to make striking abstract images that bring out your inner Rothko…

    8 reasons why cheap kit lenses are the perfect lens

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 05/04/2014 00:01am
    8 reasons why cheap kit lenses are the perfect lens

    The low-cost kit lenses you get with digital SLRs or compact system cameras don’t have much of a reputation, but is that fair? They might be cheap, they might be light, they might not have earth-shattering specifications, but they do have some qualities and advantages that are all too easily overlooked. Here are eight reasons why cheap kit lenses are the perfect lens.

    Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 03/04/2014 12:41pm
    Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

    All lenses create a circular image, and your camera’s sensor simply records a rectangular portion of this. A full-frame compatible lens creates an image circle the covers the full-frame sensor, and provides a cropped image with a smaller ‘crop-factor’ sensor. In this quick guide we offer four must-know tips for getting to grips with full-frame lenses for the first time.

    How to buy a flashgun: the most important features every photographer should have

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 18/03/2014 00:01am
    How to buy a flashgun: the most important features you'll want to have

    A full-sized flashgun delivers the potential for versatile lighting techniques in wide-ranging conditions. In this quick buyer’s guide we’ll explain how to buy a flashgun by revealing some of the most important features every photographer will want to have.

    Stop wasting landscapes: 3 ways to avoid sloping horizons in your images

    | Photography Tutorials | 04/01/2014 00:01am
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    Never let your landscape shots be thwarted by wonky horizons again! Here’s how…

    How to shift and bracket white balance: an easy method for fine-tuning colour

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 21/12/2013 00:01am
    How to shift and bracket the white balance: a simple method for fine-tuning colour

    Looking for a simple way to manually fine-tune the colours of your pictures. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to shift and bracket the white balance to get images that look the way you want them to look.

    Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera’s focus ring

    | Photography Tutorials | 20/12/2013 11:00am
    Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera's focus ring

    Taking an intentionally blurry photo? It may sound sacrilege, but sometimes it can be fun to break the rules of photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take an abstract self-portrait that will make you look like a genius. Which you are.

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