A layman’s guide to Live View on a DSLR

How to meter in Live View on your Nikon DSLR

If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the basic technology and equipment. There are a number of things you need to consider when using Live View on a DSLR, and in our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the common questions about when (and when not) to use Live View.

6 pro tips for making DSLR videos you’d actually want to share!

6 pro tips for making DSLR videos you'd actually want to share!

Follow the easy steps and pro tricks in our tutorial and you’ll be recording better DSLR videos in no time!

4 ways to get the best effects possible from your polariser filter

How to use a polariser filter for maximum impact: know the two types of polarisers

With the advances in post-production software, it’s now possible to do almost anything to your images after you’ve fired the shutter, but there’s one filter that’s difficult to replicate effectively, and that’s the polariser filter. In this tutorial we show you 4 simple ways to use your polariser filter to its maximum potential.

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Knowing how to calculate hyperfocal distance isn’t actually as complex as its technical name implies, but mastering this important photography technique can make all the difference to your photography. Here we answer all of the common questions photographers have about hyperfocal focusing.

How to spot meter: an easy guide to measuring precise exposures

A step-by-step guide to accurate spot metering: step 3

Knowing when to switch to spot metering can give you a big advantage when shooting in difficult lighting conditions. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to spot meter in these situations to achieve the most precise exposures possible.

Debunking the myth that focal length affects perspective + how to actually do it

Understanding perspective in photography: how different viewpoints can dramatically alter images

In this tutorial we show you how to take charge of perspective by using different viewpoints and camera angles to radically alter the look and feel of your images.

A layman’s guide to battery grips

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

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?

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

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…