The latest instalment of our in-depth series on how to shoot color photography investigates how to make photo compositions with clashing colors. We explain when clashing colors work best and when it’s best to leave them alone.
Ever wondered why some backgrounds are pin-sharp and others are out of focus? This is what’s called deep depth of field and shallow depth of field. Find out how to take full control of this in-camera photography effect and answer any lingering questions you may have.
In the second part of our series exploring color photography in depth we take a look at the best white balance settings to use to get the tones you want.
In the first of a new series here on Digital Camera World, we’re going to explore color photography in depth. We’re going to answer every question from what is color temperature to what are complementary and clashing colors, to best methods of using filters and software to fine tune your tones to get the color photography you want.
This week we’ll start by demystifying color temperature, color spaces, gamut and some of the other common color photography jargon you may have heard but always been confused by.
If you’re new to photography, chances are you have a few questions. In this post we aim to remove all the stumbling blocks and common problems photographers face starting out by answering 15 of the photography questions we hear most from beginners.
Taking sharp images is the goal of any photographer. In Part 2 of her two-part series, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, explains some of the best ways photographers have found to get their pictures ultra-sharp.
Taking sharp images is perhaps the ultimate goal of any photographer, and it’s only natural then that over the past 150-odd years photographers have found a number of different ways to achieve it.
In the first of a two-part series, our head of testing Angela Nicholson draws on her wealth of experience and explains all of the methods photographers use to get sharp images.
There’s no need to be embarrassed for asking “What is a histogram?”. While your camera’s histogram is one of the more important tools at your disposal, many photographers are unaware of its capabilities. In this post we’ll answer the question, What is a histogram? And we’ll also answer some of the more common questions around how to read a histogram, where to find it and what you should be looking for on that tiny graph.
Do you want a quick camera tip for making sure you have perfect focus in your images? If your DSLR has a Live View mode you can use this function to magnify your subjects and test your image sharpness. Or alternatively you can zoom in during image playback. Here’s how it’s done…
A major benefit of using an SLR is that you can choose from a variety of lenses suited to particular photographic situations. But knowing how to change lenses 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.
In this post we explain step-by-step how to change lenses on your camera.