Digital SLR cameras are the preferred tool of most professional photographers and they’re the first choice of camera for most enthusiast camera for decades, but what is a digital SLR, how do they work and why are they so popular? Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson explains all you need to know.
In their latest guest post the team at Photoventure have collected a set of ten tips that can help you take your photography to the next level. Or help you stop making the odd mistake…
Using manual mode can be slow and fiddly. So in this tutorial we ask the question: is manual mode still relevant to the digital photographer?
Learn how to master exposure in photography and get pictures with punch by balancing aperture, shutter speed and ISO.
Every photographer aspires to shoot professional-looking images, and in this in-depth tutorial we reveale the recipe that makes up all good outdoor portrait photography, offering expert photography tips on everything you need to know about this subject, from composition and kit to camera tips, flash techniques and more. We’ll start by covering the equipment you’ll… Continue reading
What is photo composition and why is it important? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about how to compose a photograph. In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions new photographers have.
If you think a cursory read of your camera manual is all you need to know, then think again. There are many hidden power features inside that you often forget are there, and when somebody points them out it’s something of a revelation. With this in mind here is a reminder of some must-know camera tips and not-necessarily-obvious time savers and tweaks….
The joy of digital photography is that it’s a lot cheaper to learn from common mistakes… provided you know that they’re mistakes in the first place.
What is a bridge camera? Many know that a bridge camera offers a mix of DSLR-like control, raw shooting and fast lenses with the fixed lenses and portability of compact cameras… but how can you use them to their full potential?
Confused about Four Thirds, 1/1.7, full-frame and APS-C format and why it matters? Don’t worry, here’s everything you need to know about camera sensor sizes.