Best LED panels for photographers: 6 top models tested and rated

Best LED panels for photographers: 6 top models tested and rated

Delivering constant illumination, LED panels have their uses for photography, but you need to choose one carefully. Here we’ve rounded up 6 of the best LED panels for photographers to see which offers the best value for money.

What is the best camera filter to have in your bag?

What is the best camera filter to have in your bag?

A polarizer is the best camera filter to have in your bag, in our humble opinion. In this quick tutorial we’ll explain why, and show you how to use a polarizer to maximise its effects.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?