This Week in Photography – news from 30 June to 6 July

    | News | 06/07/2014 00:01am
    Apple Aperture 3.4.3 Review - performance

    Welcome to the latest instalment of our weekly photography news section, with the stories that matter to serious photographers, along with pithy comment and insightful analysis.

    Behind the Image: Damien Demolder on decisive moments and fortune telling

    | News | 05/07/2014 12:00pm
    Smoking at the Bank – Tonal contrast for emphasis

    Sometimes a spectacular image happens when you least expect it. Damien Demolder explains how playing the active fortune teller and being in the right place with the right camera settings can create a single cohesive moment.

    6 things you didn’t know about focusing, but probably should

    | Photography Tips | 05/07/2014 00:01am
    How to set up your macro water drop scene: live view focusing

    How well do you know your digital camera’s focusing system? Here are some focusing facts that may surprise you

    Camera lenses: 8 questions you’ve been dying to ask other photographers

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 04/07/2014 00:01am
    Camera lenses: 8 questions you've been dying to ask other photographers

    Learn more about how camera lenses work and how to fix common problems with this detailed primer.

    Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 03/07/2014 00:01am
    Macro water drop photography: how to capture colour abstract close-ups at home

    Drops of water make beautiful macro subjects – they’re attractive, they refract light into interesting patterns and they’re available at the turn of a tap! And water drop photography is also quite easy to do! With good technique, attention to detail and the right kit, you can set your images apart from the crowd.

    Nikon D810 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III comparison: full-frame DSLRs go head to head

    | Reviews, SLRs | 02/07/2014 00:01am
    Nikon D810 vs Canon 5D Mark III comparison: full-frame DSLRs go head-to-head

    Is the Nikon D810 the camera that the D800/E should have been, and how does it shape up against the Canon 5D Mark III? Find out in our latest Nikon vs Canon comparison.

    Bridgestone unveils urban landscape winner, new coastal landscape round

    | News | 01/07/2014 10:00am
    Bridgestone unveils urban landscape winner, new coastal landscape round

    The results are in and Jonathan Redfearn has been named the winner of the Urban Landscape round of Bridgestone’s ongoing landscape photography competition.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in July 2014

    | Photography Tips | 01/07/2014 00:01am
    Creative photo ideas for July: 05 Shoot a bike meet

    Looking for inspiration for your photography? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas to try in July!

    Win a handheld GPS unit with Duracell rechargeable batteries (Sponsored)

    | Inspire | 30/06/2014 16:42pm
    Win a handheld GPS unit with Duracell rechargeable batteries (Sponsored)

    We’ve teamed up with Duracell to give you the opportunity to win a Garmin Oregon 650 handheld GPS complete with a set of Duracell rechargeable batteries and a charger.

    Sharing photos online: what image size and quality should you use?

    | Photography Tips | 30/06/2014 00:01am
    What is the best file quality and size for sharing photos online: step 2

    In this quick tutorial we’ll explain the best image size and quality for photographers who simply want to send email attachments or share photos online.

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