How to shoot fast-moving objects: free photography cheat sheet

    | Photography Tips | 22/04/2014 00:01am
    How to shoot fast-moving objects: free photography cheat sheet

    It’s not just the speed of your subject that counts, it’s where you stand and the angle you shoot from. Discover how to shoot fast-moving objects like a pro with our new photography cheat sheet!

    High speed photography: how to use flash, not shutter speed, to freeze action

    | Photography Tips | 05/02/2014 00:01am
    High speed photography: how to use flash, rather than shutter speed, to freeze action

    Discover how to stop high-speed action with hotshoe flash. In this tutorial we show you an alternative high-speed photography technique that doesn’t require a super-fast shutter speed.

    Moving targets: how to plot trajectory and beat camera shake every time

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 03/02/2014 12:43pm
    Moving targets: how to plot trajectory and beat camera shake every time

    Discover how to photograph moving targets with our handy guide to the best shutter speeds and plotting a subject’s trajectory.

    Car photography: how to create awesome speed without leaving first gear

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 10/11/2013 00:01am
    How to add dramatic background blur to your car photography: step 6

    Giving your car photography a sense of speed doesn’t have to be difficult or dangerous. In this easy-to-follow car photography tutorial we show you how to use a ‘bolt-on’ technique get dramatic photos with blurred backgrounds.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in November

    | Photography Tips | 01/11/2013 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in November

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in November 2013.

    This month our list covers fun projects like making otherworldly skies, bright still lifes, alternative autumn scenes and even turning the camera on photographers themselves, among many other fun and creative photography projects that are perfect for this time of year.

    Shooting sports: JPEG images or raw format – which should you use?

    | Photography Tips | 10/09/2013 11:04am
    Shooting sports: JPEG images or raw format - which should you use?

    We all know the benefits of shooting raw format. In most situations you’ll find yourself, it will be more beneficial to shoot raw files. But when shooting sports, JPEG images offer a significant advantage. In our latest photography cheat sheet we explain how.

    Photo Anatomy: the secret to one man’s cracking high-speed photography

    | Photography Tips | 11/08/2013 13:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: the secret to one photographer's cracking high-speed photography

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment, we dissect the tasty high-speed photography of Dan Newton, who’s amazing picture of an egg caught at the moment it shattered has all the ingredients of a fantastic shot!

    Aviation photography: tips for taking first-class pictures of airplanes

    | Photography Tips | 09/08/2013 00:01am
    Aviation photography: tips for taking amazing pictures of airplanes

    Aviation photography is one of the more challenging genres you can shoot as a photographer: fast-moving subjects, bright backgrounds, keeping your camera stable at long focal lengths. The list goes on.

    In this tutorial we explain some of the best aviation photography tips we’ve learned from the pros, as well as our own experience, to show you the best way to take stunning pictures of airplanes.

    Surf Photography: tips for shooting watersports like a seasoned professional

    | Photography Tips | 02/08/2013 00:01am
    Surf Photography: tips for shooting watersports like a seasoned professional

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro shows our apprentice how to photograph watersports to capture both dramatic action and stunning scenery.

    Photo Anatomy: anticipating the perfect moment in Formula 1 racing photography

    | Photography Tips | 26/05/2013 13:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: anticipating the perfect moment in Formula 1 racing photography

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    In our latest instalment we discover how anticipation and technical skill combine in this outstanding Formula 1 photo, taken by Getty Images staff photographer Clive Mason.

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