Recently we asked our readers on Facebook to tell us their favourite cameras and which lenses they use most often. In our final survey we went on to ask them to tell us what accessory they use most often and what is the next accessory on their shopping list. The results were pretty interesting. Who knew so many of you used intervalometers!
It’s one of the simplest items in a photographer’s arsenal, and also one of the most useful.
In this tutorial we’ll show you six ways to use a reflector to get the very best out of your portraits.
You’ve probably noticed the rise of the selfie stick if you’ve visited any kind of tourist attraction in the past few months. These increasingly ubiquitous apparatus are loved and hated in almost equal measure, but it’s hard to deny the usefulness of the selfie stick for capturing the ultimate self-portrait. Here we test four of the best ones available.
What’s the best monopod for photography? We test six streamlined supports that pack clever tricks to help keep your shots sharp.
Wide angles and wide apertures abound as we put eight fixed-focal length lenses to the test to find the best wide-angle prime lens.
Transcend has announced the launch of its CFast 2.0 CFX650 memory cards, which it claims offer the fastest transfer speeds on the market.
There’s only so much you can do to spice up your lighting when your flashgun is mounted to your camera. Freeing it has traditionally been the job of the good old off-camera flash cord, but with a range usually limited to about three metres, it’s not an ideal solution. Going wireless is a much better… Continue reading
What is a reflector and why is it an important tool for photographers? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about how to use a reflector. In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions new photographers have.
Are you looking for constant lighting or something a bit more flash? In this group test we compare 4 flash heads and 4 constant head for your digital studio to find out which is the best studio lighting for photographers.
Transferring photos from your camera isn’t every photographer’s favourite job, so in this group test aim to find the best memory card reader based on speed and usability.