Save over 55% on PortraitPro 12 portrait retouching software (Advertising Feature)

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Anthropics is offering Digital Camera World readers an extra 10% off its award-winning PortraitPro retouching software – that’s on top of the 50% OFF winter sale now on. To claim your special offer, head to www.PortraitPro.com and use the code DCWEXTRA55 to save an EXTRA 10% on the discounted £24.95 sale price (normally £49.90). PortraitPro… Continue reading

Spring photography tips: how to photograph flowers in the wild

Final spring photography tips for photographing wild flowers

Taking pictures of flowers in a controlled environment such as still life photography, or even in the confines of your garden is one thing. But learning how to photograph flowers in the wild presents a whole number of new challenges. In this quick guide we show you how to think about the light and how to experiment with the look and feel of your pictures.

Get DxO Optics Pro 8 software FREE with Digital Camera magazine issue 162!

Get DxO Optics Pro 8 software FREE with Digital Camera magazine issue 162!

The new issue of Digital Camera is on sale from today! It’s a bumper issue, including a free copy of the photo-processing software DxO Optics Pro 8, worth £159, for every reader! (Activation code required; see page 8 of the magazine for details. Activate by 30th April 2015.) Also in this issue: • 8 brand-new… Continue reading

How to use a single AF point for sharper focus (free cheat sheet)

How to use a single AF point for sharper focus (free cheat sheet)

Your camera will focus automatically as soon as you press the shutter button, but what’s it focusing on? That’s the question you need to ask yourself, because it won’t always pick the subject or area of the picture that you want it to. In this photography cheat sheet we explain how to use a single AF point to achieve sharper focus.

7 times you should ignore your camera’s light meter

Music photography tips from a professional photographer: managing with just three songs

Your camera’s light meter usually does a good job of assessing brightness and recommending sensible exposure settings, but there are some times when it will get it wrong. Understanding when this is likely to happen will help you get perfect exposures in all lighting conditions every time. In their latest guest post the team at Photoventure suggest seven situations when you need to take care.