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.

    So you’ve just bought your first DSLR… now what?

    | Photography Tips | 12/10/2013 00:01am
    Our professional photographer's recommended gear: fast memory cards

    Buying your first serious camera, whether it’s a DSLR or a compact system camera (CSC) is very exciting, but all those controls can be a bit intimidating. In their latest guest blog post, the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure outline how to set up your camera ready to take your first few shots.

    5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

    | Photography Tips | 09/12/2013 00:01am
    5 Christmas picture ideas that will impress your friends and family

    Christmas is a time for getting together with friends and family… making it the perfect opportunity to show them just how great a photographer you’ve become over the past year! In this quick guide we show you 5 killer Christmas picture ideas, along with tips on how to shoot them from the experts.

    Win a Nikon V1 + 10-30mm kit

    | Inspire | 03/03/2012 10:40am
    Win a Nikon V1 + 10-30mm kit

    Nikon is offering Digital Camera readers the opportunity to win a Nikon V1 body, plus the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 lens – a kit which retails for around £829.99.

    For a chance at winning a fabulous new Nikon V1 + 10-30mm lens kit all you have to do is visit us at the Focus On Imaging show. Come by the Digital Camera stand at E42 and say hello. We’ll scan your entry badge, and your name will go into a draw. It’s that simple!

    Raw Images: 10 things every beginner must know before ditching JPEG

    | Photography for Beginners | 28/05/2013 00:01am
    Raw Images: 10 things every beginner must know before ditching JPEG

    Raw format can be confusing, so our latest Raw Tuesday post offers a quick guide to help you get your head around shooting and editing raw images.

    Photoshop Curves Tool: 6 techniques every photographer must know

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 18/03/2013 17:39pm
    Photoshop Curves Tool: 6 techniques every photographer must know

    The Photoshop Curves tool is one of the most powerful commands you have in the digital darkroom. But it can be intimidating to some. Here are 6 Photoshop Curves techniques every photographer should incorporate into their workflow.

    Winner of Digital Camera’s ‘Shoot The Cover’ competition revealed!

    | Inspire | 19/06/2012 16:11pm
    White Powder Gold, by Alex Lambrechts - winner of Digital Camera's Shoot Our Cover competition

    In issue 125 of Digital Camera, we teamed up with Fujifilm to give readers the chance to shoot the cover of issue 128, on sale 20 July.

    The overall winner is…

    Lightroom effects: use the Virtual Copies feature to test different looks

    | Tutorials | 22/12/2013 00:01am
    Lightroom effects: use the Virtual Copies feature to test different looks

    You can test different Lightroom effects using the software’s Virtual Copies feature. Find out how this tool can dramatically speed up your photo editing time.

    Snoot Lighting: how to take moody strobist portraits using your hotshoe flash

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 14/04/2013 14:00pm
    Snoot Lighting: how to take moody strobist portraits using your hotshoe flash

    You might be surprised at how easy it is to create theatrical lighting for impressive portraits. By using your hotshoe flash and controlling the spread of light with a simple add-on tube, we show you how to create this dramatic snoot lighting effect.

    Color Photography: achieving accurate tones at night

    | Photography for Beginners | 05/04/2013 11:46am
    Night photography settings your camera wants you to use

    Our latest post in our series on color photography explores some of the common photography problems encountered with different light sources when shooting in low light. Find out how you can use mixed lighting in your night photography and get the most accurate color balance possible.

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