What is aperture in photography? Controlling the amount of light that hits your camera’s sensor isn’t the only role of that big hole in your lens. It also enables you to get creative with depth of field.
In this tutorial we’ll not only answer the question of ‘What is aperture'; we’ll show you how to use your camera’s aperture to start getting creative with light.
Tired of deleting more photos than you keep? Hit your image target every time with our sure-fire guide to how to take good photos and get it right in-camera.
What is ISO? Discover how your camera’s sensitivity to light is measured and when you should increase your camera’s ISO setting.
As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we show you how to deal with high-contrast lighting and capture the maximum range of tones.
In this guide to your camera’s Program Mode – or P Mode – we’ll answer many of the common questions about what it is and how it works, as well as show you how to get more creative results by shifting the aperture and shutter speed.
Photoshop CC is a complex and sophisticated program, but once you understand what it can do and how it works, the pieces will fall into place. In this guide to Photoshop for beginners we’ll take you through the stages of setting up the ideal photo editing workflow.
As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we look at how you can get your exposures spot-on in different lighting conditions using exposure compensation.
There are a number of things you need to consider when purchasing a memory card, and in our latest layman’s guide to fundamental gear we answer some of the common questions about speed, capacity and more.
The White Balance setting you choose will change the colour balance in your pictures, making it warmer or cooler depending on how the sort of light you’re shooting in affects things.
Using Auto White Balance is the simple option, but your camera’s White Balance presets give you more control over colour.
As our Shoot Like A Pro series on mastering some of the basic camera techniques continues, we look at your camera’s white balance settings and how you can get the most accurate colours possible.