Best wide-angle prime lens: 8 top options tested and rated

Best wide-angle prime lens: 8 top options tested and rated

Wide angles and wide apertures abound as we put eight fixed-focal length lenses to the test to find the best wide-angle prime lens.

Transcend unveils new CFast 2.0 memory cards for 4K UHD video recording

Transcend unveils new CFast 2.0 memory cards for 4K UHD video recording

Transcend has announced the launch of its CFast 2.0 CFX650 memory cards, which it claims offer the fastest transfer speeds on the market.

Best wireless flash trigger: 6 top options tested and rated

Best wireless flash trigger: 02 Calumet Quad Plus

There’s only so much you can do to spice up your lighting when your flashgun is mounted to your camera. Freeing it has traditionally been the job of the good old off-camera flash cord, but with a range usually limited to about three metres, it’s not an ideal solution. Going wireless is a much better… Continue reading

Best camera settings for hand-held landscapes

Best camera settings for hand-held landscapes

Setting up your camera before you start shooting can save you time, effort and maybe even using the wrong camera settings. In the first of a new series, we’ll be running through our essential guide to setting up your camera for 10 of the most common photographic subjects and situations.

Time stack photography: how to shoot a sunrise sequence and composite the frames (download our free Photoshop action!)

Time stack photography: how to shoot a sunrise sequence and composite the frames

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll introduce you to time stack photography and show you how to shoot a sunrise sequence, then combine all the frames in Photoshop with an action to create heavenly skies!

Leica M Monochrom: 5 things you need to know

Leica M Monochrom: 5 things you need to know

In this video, Angela Nicholson takes a quick look at what the Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) has to offer photographers, and includes sample images from her tests.

Sigma unveils 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM full-frame wide-angle zoom

Sigma unveils 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM full-frame wide-angle zoom

Sigma has announced what it says is the world’s first large-aperture full-frame wide-angle zoom lens offering f/2 brightness throughout the zoom range.

The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM full-frame lens will be available in Sigma, Canon and Nikon mounts, with its price tag yet to be confirmed.

Tutorial downloads for Digital Camera 166

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Get start files for the July 2015 issue’s Digital Darkroom tutorials, plus files to accompany the Six Skills You Must Know ebook included with this issue In Digital Camera 166, on sale from Friday 19th June, our Digital Darkroom section helps you develop your image-editing skills, with guides for Lightroom and Photoshop. Where indicated in… Continue reading

Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R Review

Canon EOS 5DS Review

With a huge pixel count – find out how Canon’s new 50-megapixel DSLRs shape up in our Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R review.

DxO ONE: new pocketable camera promises DSLR-quality attached to your iPhone with f/1.8 lens

DxO ONE: new pocketable camera promises DSLR-quality attached to your iPhone with f/1.8 lens

DxO has unveiled what it calls a ‘revolutionary’ new camera, the DxO ONE – price tag £499 – which boasts a 1-inch 20.2-megapixel CMOS backside-illuminated (BSI) sensor in a pocketable body design that attaches directly to your iPhone.