Zoom burst tutorial: how to create dramatic effects with your zoom lens


Want to create attention-grabbing shots with ease? Try using this simple zoom burst technique. Zoom bursts are achieved by twisting the zoom ring during a long exposure. The change in focal length creates streaks of colour and light that seem to burst from the centre of the frame. It’s an effect normally associated with sports… Continue reading

Sony Xperia Z5: introducing the next-generation smartphone camera (Sponsored)

Sony Xperia Z5 camera

When you don’t have your camera gear with you, or you just want to travel light and take photos unobtrusively, a smartphone camera makes the perfect choice. But this can mean you have to compromise in terms of performance or image quality as a result. Or do you? The Sony Xperia Z5 promises to shake… Continue reading

The iPhone 6s camera – a need to know guide for photographers

The iPhone 6s camera - a need to know guide for photographers

Sure, our DSLR or system camera is the ideal choice, but there’s a reason the iPhone is the world’s most popular camera. The best camera is the one you have on you, and with our smartphones in our pockets more often than our DSLR, it’s worth noting some of the intriguing new features introduced in the new iPhone 6s camera.