Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 03/04/2014 12:41pm
    Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

    All lenses create a circular image, and your camera’s sensor simply records a rectangular portion of this. A full-frame compatible lens creates an image circle the covers the full-frame sensor, and provides a cropped image with a smaller ‘crop-factor’ sensor. In this quick guide we offer four must-know tips for getting to grips with full-frame lenses for the first time.

    Lightroom Lens Correction: how to fix common lens and perspective problems

    | Tutorials | 03/04/2014 00:01am
    Lightroom Lens Correction: how to fix common lens and perspective problems

    The Lightroom Lens Correction controls offer a powerful, yet easy-to-use, tool to fix troublesome imperfections. In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to use it.

    Get lab-quality prints with Canon’s 5-ink and 6-ink PIXMA printers (Sponsored)

    | Inspire | 02/04/2014 10:00am
    Get lab-quality prints with Canon's 5-ink and 6-ink PIXMA printers (Sponsored)

    It’s often said that Canon’s PIXMA printers produce ‘lab quality’ prints, but we’d actually disagree.

    When stepping up to a five-ink printer like the Canon PIXMA MG5550 or PIXMA MG6450 you’re getting quality beyond what the big online photo labs are able to produce, and our tests have consistently shown this to be the case.

    5 street photography projects every first-timer should try

    | Photography Tips | 02/04/2014 00:01am
    Street photography: 5 projects every first-timer should try

    Getting your camera out in public might seem daunting if you’ve never tried it before, but these five street photography projects will get you started right. Armed with our expert street photography tips, you’ll soon have the confidence to shoot everything from motion-blur abstracts to candid portraits of strangers.

    Win new gear in Bridgestone’s landscape photography contest (Sponsored)

    | Competitions, News | 01/04/2014 14:00pm
    Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

    The folks at Bridgestone UK, the world’s leading tire and rubber company, are keen landscape photographers like all of us here at Digital Camera World, and they’ve just launched a fabulous new contest to find the world’s most creative landscape photographers!

    EU ‘camera tax’ to hit photographers

    | News | 01/04/2014 10:00am
    21 Street photography tips from the pros

    Crazy new EU plans could see every amateur photographer in the country hit with a punitive annual licence fee simply for owning a decent camera.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in April

    | Photography Tips | 01/04/2014 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in April

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Try these 9 creative photo ideas that are perfect for shooting in April.

    Recreate classic photo effects with Olympus’s Art Filter range (Sponsored)

    | Inspire | 31/03/2014 12:50pm
    Recreate classic photo effects with Olympus's Art Filters (Sponsored)

    Retro photo effects are very much on trend, and Olympus has led the way with its pioneering range of in-camera Art Filters.

    In this short film you can see just how easy it actually is when you choose to shoot Olympus.

    How to sell photos online and in print: 6 ways to find your photographic niche

    | Photography Tips | 31/03/2014 00:01am
    How to sell photos online and in print: 6 ways to find your niche as a photographer

    Become known as a specialist, and you’ll find yourself the go-to photographer for certain types of shot. As our series on how to sell photos online and in print continues we look at the most important thing you’ll ever do as a photographer: find your niche.

    What is the best camera filter to have in your bag?

    | Photography Tips | 30/03/2014 00:01am
    What is the best camera filter to have in your bag?

    A polarizer is the best camera filter to have in your bag, in our humble opinion. In this quick tutorial we’ll explain why, and show you how to use a polarizer to maximise its effects.

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