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.

    Behind the Image: Fran Halsall on shooting in extreme conditions

    | Inspire | 19/07/2014 12:00pm
    Behind the Image: Fran Halsall on shooting in extreme conditions

    Sometimes a spectacular image happens when you least expect it. Fran Halsall explains how a long walk, a steep scramble and triumphing in the face of adversity has lead to the creation of one of her favourite images.

    7 best cameras for overall AF performance

    | News | 19/07/2014 00:01am
    How to configure your autofocus: step 2

    Some old-school photographers may tell you that you don’t need an autofocus (AF) system in a camera, but there are few that will dispute that a good one can make life much easier – especially if your vision is less than 20:20. We look at some of the best AF systems out there.

    Nikon D7100 vs Olympus PEN E-P5: which is the best enthusiast-level camera?

    | Reviews, SLRs | 18/07/2014 00:01am
    Nikon D7100 vs Olympus PEN E-P5: which is the best enthusiast-level camera?

    Our Nikon D7100 vs Olympus E-P5 comparison aims to find out which is the best enthusiast-level camera.

    Killer Lightroom tips: 10 things you never knew you could do in Adobe’s software

    | Tutorials | 17/07/2014 00:01am
    Killer Lightroom tips: 10 things you never knew you could do in Adobe's Photoshop alternative

    Adobe Lightroom is one of the most popular raw conversion and image editing software packages around, and now that it is supplied with Photoshop CC as part of Adobe’s photography plan, it’s being used by even more people. In this article we take a look at a few Lightroom tricks that this powerful package has up its sleeve.

    Best A3+ printer for photographers: 6 top models tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 16/07/2014 00:01am
    Best A3+ printer for photographers: 06 Canon PIXMA Pro-1

    Go large with your photo printing, right on your own desktop. We test 
six leading models to find the best A3 and A3+ printers for photographers.

    Sony A7s review

    | Reviews, SLRs | 15/07/2014 12:18pm
    Sony A7s review

    Sony A7s review: The Sony Alpha 7s adds a slew of new professional features to the company’s popular full-frame compact camera. Our head of testing put it through its paces in her latest review video.

    What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

    | Photography for Beginners | 15/07/2014 00:01am
    What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

    What is maximum aperture? It’s a question we often hear from new photographers who are getting to grips with their lenses or trying to understand depth of field. In this guide we explain what it means to set the maximum aperture, which lenses go widest and what you actually gain in terms of your images.

    Creative Photoshop ideas: how to merge portraits with graphics for fantastic effects

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 14/07/2014 00:01am
    Creative Photoshop ideas: how to combine portraits with graphics for fantastic effects

    In our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial we show you how to merge portraits with some of the free graphics that come with the software to make creative, surrealist images.

    This Week in Photography – news from 7-13 July

    | News | 13/07/2014 10:00am
    Olympus PEN E-PL6: price, specs, release date revealed

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

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