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    How to clean a tripod: a simple guide to protecting your gear

    | Photography Tips | 29/03/2014 00:01am
    How to clean a tripod: step 1

    Your tripod can be an expensive investment, so halt the unnecessary build-up of dirt and grime with this simple guide to keeping it clean.

    How to buy a flashgun: the most important features every photographer should have

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 18/03/2014 00:01am
    How to buy a flashgun: the most important features you'll want to have

    A full-sized flashgun delivers the potential for versatile lighting techniques in wide-ranging conditions. In this quick buyer’s guide we’ll explain how to buy a flashgun by revealing some of the most important features every photographer will want to have.

    A layman’s guide to LED light panels

    | Photography Tips | 16/03/2014 00:01am
    A layman's guide to LED light panels

    There are a number of things you need to consider when purchasing an LED light panel, and in our latest layman’s guide to fundamental gear we answer some of the most common questions photographers have.

    Product photography: tips for using a light tent for irresistible images

    | Photography Tips | 06/03/2014 00:01am
    Product photography: tips for using a light tent for irresistible images

    Getting a great picture of something you want to sell on eBay, etsy or elsewhere isn’t as easy as you think. In this tutorial we’ll share our best product photography tips and show you a simple way to use a light tent for soft, even exposures.

    Best monitor calibrator for photographers: 6 top models tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 25/02/2014 00:01am
    Best monitor calibrator for photographers: 6 top models tested and rated

    Don’t let a deceptive display fool you. Calibrating your computer monitor lets your photos’ true colours shine through. Here we’ve rounded up six of the best monitor calibrators on the market and tested them to see which offers the best capability.

    Manfrotto 190Cx 3-section tripod review

    | Accessories, Reviews | 17/02/2014 11:00am
    Manfrotto 190Cx 3-section tripod review

    The Manfrotto 190Cx 3-section tripod weighs just 1.6kg and is the king of Manfrotto’s revised 190-series of tripods. But is it up for the job? Find out in our Manfrotto 190Cx review.

    Alternative camera supports: 6 top models tested and rated

    | Accessories, Reviews | 16/02/2014 00:01am
    Alternative camera supports: 6 top models tested and rated

    Sometimes in our photographic pursuits using a tripod just isn’t possible. But when that happens you’ll still need something stable to help minimise the risk of camera shake. In this group test we’ve pitted 6 of the best alternative camera supports to see which offers the best value for money.

    Rogue Safari review: increase the power of your camera’s pop-up flash

    | Accessories, Reviews | 09/02/2014 12:00pm
    Rogue Safari review: increase the power of your camera's pop-up flash

    The Rogue Safari flash modifier is a dazzling boost for your camera’s pop-up flash, but does it live up to all its claims?

    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    | Night, Photography Tips | 09/02/2014 00:01am
    Lighting gels: how to use an orange CTO gel to neutralise orange backgrounds

    Orange backgrounds can be a casualty of using flash at night. In this quick guide we’ll show you how lighting gels like an orange CTO gel can help neutralise the colour in your backgrounds.

    A layman’s guide to memory cards

    | Photography for Beginners | 02/02/2014 12:00pm
    Our professional photographer's recommended gear: fast memory cards

    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.