10 essential accessories for your new camera

10 essential accessories for your new camera: tripod

With seasonal sales in full flow, now is the perfect time to bag yourself a few essential accessories for your compact system camera or DSLR. Here are the must-have bits of kit…

Download our FREE eBook – A Photographer’s Guide to Sharper Shots!

Download our FREE eBook - A Photographer's Guide to Sharper Shots!

Merry Christmas! Our team has been busy putting together this fantastic eBook, A Photographer’s Guide to Sharper Shots, which you can download FREE!

10 best photography tips for beginners

10 best photography tips for beginners

New to digital photography? Need some beginner-friendly photo tips to help you get up and running with your camera? We can help.

So you’ve just started out in photography? 16 universal truths

Best budget prime lens: 8 top optics tested and rated

There’s so much to take in when you start out in photography: rules for composition, exposure, digital workflow, image editing tricks and more.

But there are some less-obvious photographic truths that aren’t generally covered by photography technique guides.

Much of this stuff you only really appreciate with the benefit of hindsight – so here are 16 universal truths that you’ll be agreeing with soon.

How to improve your photography in 60 seconds

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The art of ‘seeing’ is something that a lot of photographers talk about. It can be a really tough thing to develop, and it sounds a bit ‘deep’, but it really can make a difference. Here’s how it’s done…

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

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

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

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

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

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.