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    Shooting in manual mode: when (and how) to take control of your camera

    | Photography for Beginners | 17/11/2014 00:01am
    Shooting in manual mode: when (and how) to take control of your camera

    Find out how going back to basics can help you take full control of your photography as we explain everything you need to know about shooting in Manual mode.

    A layman’s guide to LCD screens

    | Photography for Beginners | 16/11/2014 00:01am
    Fine tune image sharpness using Live View

    What is an LCD screen and why is it an important part of your camera? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the technology and equipment.

    In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about LCD screens and how to use them.

    Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

    | Photography for Beginners | 13/11/2014 00:01am
    Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

    When framing a photograph, it’s not just the focal length that matters. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to choose the optimum angle of view for your scene, as well as explain how to choose the right lenses and the difference between angle of view vs field of view.

    7 ways that photographers keep letting themselves down

    | Photography for Beginners | 11/11/2014 00:01am
    Best ring flash for photographers: 5 top models tested and rated

    Which of these photography mistakes are you making and what can you do about it?

    How to change a camera lens properly

    | Photography for Beginners | 06/11/2014 00:01am
    How to change a camera lens

    A major benefit of using a DSLR is that you can choose from a variety of lenses suited to particular photographic situations, but knowing how to change a camera lens safely to avoid damaging your lens or the inside of your camera is one of the first photography tips for beginners that one should learn.

    6 classic composition techniques every photographer should know

    | Photography for Beginners | 11/10/2014 00:01am
    How to compose images for maximum impact: move closer

    While you may never develop the God-like framing genius of a Cartier Bresson, hard work and perseverance will definitely get you further down the road to better pictures (and even HCB had to work hard at it, over a long career).

    With this in mind, here is a quick reminder of some tried and tested compositional techniques and theories to make your framing look classier.

    Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 28/09/2014 00:01am
    Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

    Do your images turn out too dark or too light? We show you the quickest and easiest way to put them right… using your camera’s exposure compensation feature.

    Debunking the myth that focal length affects perspective + how to actually do it

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 15/08/2014 00:01am
    Understanding perspective in photography: how different viewpoints can dramatically alter images

    In this tutorial we show you how to take charge of perspective by using different viewpoints and camera angles to radically alter the look and feel of your images.

    Which metering mode should you use?

    | Photography for Beginners | 27/07/2014 00:01am
    Which metering mode should you use? The simplest guide yet

    In this quick guide we explain how metering modes work, and how to select the best one for the job at hand.

    26 of our most popular photography cheat sheets

    | Photography Tips | 25/07/2014 12:12pm
    26 of our most popular photography cheat sheets

    Many of you have browsed and shared our growing number of photography cheat sheets, and some of you have even gotten in touch to let us know how much you enjoy them. Here are 26 of our most popular infographics all in one place!