As photographers, we’re pretty precious about our files. Whether a software bug or hardware failure strikes, losing all of our images can be devastating. That’s why it’s crucial to back up your data on a regular basis.
Using long exposures to blur moving water is a classic technique, but a similar technique can also be used to great effect to blur scudding clouds. In this tutorial we show you how to calculate exposures with your ND filter to blur moving clouds, giving more impact to your landscape photography.
In this jargon-free guide we’ll explain everything you need to know about choosing and using all the different types of memory cards for cameras.
Discover how to shoot and combine a series of frames to create a seamless mid-air self-portrait inspired by the master of surreal portraits, Salvador Dali.
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Your camera’s Live View feature is a powerful tool, and in this tutorial we show you how using it can improve your photography.
Paul Debois explains how gale force winds, a Zero 2000 pinhole camera and a photographer’s intuition created one of his favourite images.
Get start files for the September 2014 issue’s Lightroom and Photoshop Elements tutorials In Digital Camera 155, on sale on Friday 15 August, our Photoshop School section continues our Teach Yourself Lightroom series, explaining essential image-editing tools in the Develop module. You’ll also discover how to straighten tilted horizons in Photoshop Elements. Where indicated in [...]
If you never use flash there are some great effects that you’re missing out on and a few important lessons that you’ll never learn about photography. In their latest guest blog post the photo management experts at Photoventure see if they can persuade you to give using flash a go.
Start taking sharper handheld photos, whether you’re using a heavy lens or shooting in the dark! In this tutorial we share our best tips for avoiding camera shake and leaving blurry photos behind. We start by answering some of the most common questions photographers have about camera shake and then show you a few simple methods for controlling it.