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

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 15/08/2014 00:01am
    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.

    Best backup software: 11 free downloads that can protect your images

    | Accessories, Reviews | 14/08/2014 00:01am
    Best backup software: 01 AOMEI Backupper

    As photographers, we’re pretty precious about our files. Whether a software bug or hardware failure strikes, losing all of our images can be devastating. That’s why it’s crucial to back up your data on a regular basis.

    Blur moving clouds with an ND filter: how to calculate exposures in 4 easy steps

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 13/08/2014 00:01am
    How to blur moving clouds: 01 Choose a filter

    Using long exposures to blur moving water is a classic technique, but a similar technique can also be used to great effect to blur scudding clouds. In this tutorial we show you how to calculate exposures with your ND filter to blur moving clouds, giving more impact to your landscape photography.

    Memory cards: how to choose and use the right storage device for your camera

    | Photography Tips | 12/08/2014 00:01am
    Memory cards for cameras: how to choose and use the right storage device

    In this jargon-free guide we’ll explain everything you need to know about choosing and using all the different types of memory cards for cameras.

    Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 11/08/2014 00:01am
    Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

    Discover how to shoot and combine a series of frames to create a seamless mid-air self-portrait inspired by the master of surreal portraits, Salvador Dali.

    This Week in Photography – news from 4-10 August

    | News | 10/08/2014 11:00am
    This Week in Photography - news from 4-10 August

    Welcome to our weekly photography news round-up, with the stories that matter to serious photographers.

    4 ways Live View can improve your photography

    | Photography Tips | 10/08/2014 00:01am
    How to use Live View more effectively: landscapes

    Your camera’s Live View feature is a powerful tool, and in this tutorial we show you how using it can improve your photography.

    Behind the Image: Paul Debois on luck, patience and predicting decisive moments

    | Inspire | 09/08/2014 12:00pm
    Pinhole Impressions 3 - Lime tree or Tilia Tomentosa ©Paul Debois

    Paul Debois explains how gale force winds, a Zero 2000 pinhole camera and a photographer’s intuition created one of his favourite images.

    Tutorial file downloads for Photoshop School in Digital Camera 155

    | Latest Issue | 09/08/2014 08:00am

    Get start files for the September 2014 issue’s Lightroom and Photoshop Elements tutorials In Digital Camera 155, on sale on Friday 15 August, our Photoshop School section continues our Teach Yourself Lightroom series, explaining essential image-editing tools in the Develop module. You’ll also discover how to straighten tilted horizons in Photoshop Elements. Where indicated in [...]

    6 lessons you’ll only learn by shooting with flash

    | Photography Tips | 09/08/2014 00:01am
    6 lessons you'll only learn by shooting with flash

    If you never use flash there are some great effects that you’re missing out on and a few important lessons that you’ll never learn about photography. In their latest guest blog post the photo management experts at Photoventure see if they can persuade you to give using flash a go.