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

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

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

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

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.

Motorsport photography tips from start to finish line

Motorsport photography tips from start to finish line

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer takes our apprentice into the rough and tumble world of motorsport photography to shoot a leg of the British Rally Championship.

Movement photography: camera panning techniques to convey a sense of speed

Movement photography: camera panning techniques to convey a sense of speed

Camera panning techniques look and sound complicated. In reality, though, anyone with a manual mode and the patience to practice can learn how to pan a camera. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can use slower shutter speeds to add a greater sense of drama to your movement photography.

Sabre Switch TriggerSmart review: is this the ultimate tool for high-speed photos?

Sabre Switch TriggerSmart review: is this the ultimate tool for high-speed photos?

The Sabre Switch TriggerSmart is a motion, light and sound detection system that allows photographers to capture incredible high-speed photos. But is it worth its price tag? Find out in our Sabre Switch TriggerSmart review.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: ski photography tips for dramatic action

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: ski photography tips for dramatic action shots

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer takes our apprentice to the slopes in Switzerland for an Alpine adventure in ski photography.

Continuous shooting mode: why more is better!

Continuous shooting mode: why more is better!

Find out how to use your digital camera’s continuous shooting mode to boost your chances of getting the perfect photo.

Flash photography made easy: how to use rear curtain flash for cool motion effects

Flash photography made easy: how to use rear curtain flash for cool motion effects

In our latest instalment of our Shoot Like a Pro series on flash photography learn how to master the art of rear curtain flash photography and improve your action photography in an instant.