5 classic mistakes to avoid when photographing live music

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 19/01/2010 12:47pm

    1. Don’t assume you won’t be able to get close

    Master Shutter Priority

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:27pm

    Like Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority is a semi-automatic shooting mode designed to bridge the gap between automatic and manual exposure.

    Master Aperture Priority

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:27pm

    Most cameras offer a selection of exposure modes ranging from fully automatic to fully manual.

    Improve your family portrait skills

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:27pm
    contemporary family portraits: tips and techniques

    Everything you need to know for contemporary family portraits
    There’s lots to consider when taking your family pictures, from the technology you’re using to how the people involved react. By using some simple tricks in composition and preparation, and by keeping the children entertained, you can be sure that you’ve got all you need to take some really good family photos.

    Spot the perfect black and white scene

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:27pm

    Create depth

    Take sharper shots

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:26pm

    Great shots with superb composition and perfect metering can be easily totally ruined by a lack of sharpness.

    Essential advice on carrying your tripod

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:26pm

    Lugging your tripod over field and glen between suitable shooting locations is tedious.

    Get to grips with your camera’s settings

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:26pm

    It’s all very well knowing what all those buttons on your camera do, but would you be able to adjust them all in a dark room in order to get yourself the perfect shot? Obvious though it sounds, key to getting the most from your kit is knowing how it’s going to react in different [...]

    Customise your DSLR

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:19pm

    Here are some of the best customisations you can make to your camera quickly and easily Setting up your camera with a few customisations will improve not only how easily you can use your system help you to deliver consistent images, it can reduce your personal irritation as well. Simple changes, like assigning frequently used [...]

    Take your sharpest photos ever

    | Photography Tutorials | 10/07/2009 14:19pm

    From tripods to cable releases, we give you the best advice to help you take the sharpest shots ever There’s nothing better than checking the LCD on your camera after a shot to reveal amazing composition and light. And there’s nothing worse than checking the sharpness back home on the computer and seeing a blurred [...]