What is a bridge camera? Tips for using them to their full potential

5 best bridge cameras currently on the market: Panasonic FZ1000

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?

Camera sensor sizes explained: what you need to know about Four Thirds, 1/1.7, full-frame and APS-C format

DX format vs FX format: what you need to know about Nikon's sensor sizes

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.

6 things you didn’t know about autofocus, but probably should

Making the most of your range of AF points: Auto select

Many photographers take their camera’s autofocus system for granted because it’s very effective in so many situations… but what if it gets things wrong?

Camera metering and exposure explained

Camera metering and exposure explained: free photography cheat sheets

The first step to getting better exposures is to understand how your camera’s metering system interprets a scene. In this beginner’s guide we answer all the common questions and provide a handy series of cheat sheets to help you along…

Download our FREE eBook – How to Shoot Just About Anything

Download our FREE eBook - How to Shoot Just About Anything

Download our new eBook FREE which is chock full of cheat sheets and guides for photographing landscapes, nightscapes, birds, buildings, weddings, improving your focusing, composition and more!

8 reasons you’ll be a better photographer in 2015

52 photography projects: a photo idea to try every week in 2015 - 365

If you want to take your photography further this year, where do you start? Right here! In this article, we list 8 reasons why you’ll be a better photographer by this time in 2016.

Dynamic range in photography: how to capture all the tones in a scene

Dynamic Range: what you need to know about capturing all the tones in a scene

Dynamic range can make or break a photo. In this tutorial we explain how to check if you’re capturing all the tones in a scene and ways you can boost your dynamic range.

Download our FREE eBook – The Complete Dictionary of Photography!

Download our FREE eBook - The Complete Dictionary of Photography!

Are you often confused by some of the things your photographer friends say? To help you get up to speed (or maybe refresh some key terms) we put together this handy (and FREE!) eBook, The Complete Dictionary of Photography! This useful guide explains the meanings of dozens of photographic terms, from aberration to zoom ratio,… Continue reading

7 photography tips you’ve never heard before

7 photography tips you've never heard before

Looking for some photo advice that you have never heard before? We may be able to help with this list of smart tips…

10 photography techniques you can use everyday

3 situations when you should take control of depth of field: Close-up

It’s a new year, and many of you are probably getting to grips with new cameras! In their first guest blog post of 2015, the team at Photoventure suggest ten photography techniques you can use everyday to help improve your images and become a better photographer.