Raw vs JPEG: how many pictures can you actually take?

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 17/09/2013 11:37am
    Raw vs JPEG: how many shots can you take?

    In our latest Raw Tuesday post we turn our attention to file sizes and how shooting raw vs JPEG can make a big difference in how many images you can store on a memory card.

    Lens distortion correction: improve lens performance with in-camera adjustments

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 08/07/2013 11:00am
    Lens distortion correction: how to improve lens performance with in-camera adjustments

    Not all of us can afford expensive lenses, but that doesn’t mean we have to put up with poor quality images. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to make simple in-camera adjustments to fine-tune your lens’ performance and help eliminate imperfections like colour fringing and chromatic aberrations.

    Digiscoping: how to use a spotting scope with your camera for ultra-close images

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 11/06/2013 11:00am
    Digiscoping: how to use a spotting scope with your camera for ultra-close images

    If you’re struggling to get close enough to your wildlife subjects to create images with any real impact, why not try digiscoping? In this quick guide we’ll show you how to use a spotting scope with your camera to nearly double your magnification.

    Movement photography: camera panning techniques to convey a sense of speed

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 26/04/2013 14:02pm
    Movement photography: camera panning techniques to convey a sense of speed

    Camera panning techniques look and sound complicated. In reality, though, anyone with a manual mode and the patience to practice can learn how to pan a camera. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can use slower shutter speeds to add a greater sense of drama to your movement photography.

    Frame within a frame: composition tricks for adding depth and context

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 15/04/2013 13:00pm
    Frame within a frame: composition tricks for adding depth and context

    Using a found frame within a frame is a great photo composition trick for filling space and adding depth to an image. In this simple guide we show you how to find your frame within a frame and how to make it work.

    Shadow Art: abstract photography effects with everyday items

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 13/04/2013 14:00pm
    Shadow Art: abstract photography effects with everyday items

    Find out how you can use common household items to create striking shadow art. These simple photography effects can be achieved by anyone and can be shot anywhere, using anything!

    Balanced Pictures: using color, shape, light and shade for perfect composition

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 09/04/2013 11:00am
    Using patterns for balanced pictures

    Our latest guide to improving photo composition shows you how to create balanced pictures. Find out how to use colours, shapes, light and many other factors to create harmonious compositions.

    Depth of Field Preview: the button behind every sharp image you take

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 10/03/2013 14:00pm
    How to use your Depth of Field Preview button: step 2

    In this tutorial we show you step-by-step how to use your Depth of Field Preview button to check your test shots and ensure everything is as sharp as you want.

    Lo-Fi Photography: turn your DSLR into a toy camera

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 02/01/2013 11:30am
    Lo Fi Photography step by step: how to turn your DSLR into a toy camera - Step 1

    Lo-Fi photography is enjoying a huge revival at the moment. Using old cameras has become seriously trendy, and there’s now an easy way to get vintage-looking snaps with a modern digital camera.

    In this tutorial we show you step-by-step how to set up your camera with a Lomo Diana lens to capture the toy camera effect.

    Banish blurry photos: how to keep your foreground interest pin sharp

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 11/12/2012 11:30am
    Banish blurry photos: how to keep foreground interest pin sharp

    Don’t rely on centre-point autofocus for your landscape photography. Our tutorial below shows you how to avoid spoiling your excellent photo composition with blurry photos by keeping your foreground interest sharp.

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