It’s impossible to learn the art of photography without making a few mistakes along the way, but if you find yourself doing the same things wrong every time you pick up your camera, it’s probably worth getting to the bottom of it.
Some old-school photographers may tell you that you don’t need an autofocus (AF) system in a camera, but there are few that will dispute that a good one can make life much easier – especially if your vision is less than 20:20. We look at some of the best AF systems out there.
Is your still life photography suffering from poor exposure or dodgy colour casts? Our tip card offers some of the best camera settings for indoor still life photography. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over!
No matter how long you’ve had your digital camera, there’s always something to learn. And if you’ve just bought your first camera body, the learning curve can seem impossibly steep. But it needn’t be a painful slog.
In this tutorial we’ll help you get the most from your DSLR by explaining some of the key camera features found on almost every camera body. Learning these camera features early on in your development will ensure you avoid some of the common camera mistakes and get much better shots as a result.
Got a new camera for Christmas or just upgraded? Master it quickly with our easy guide to camera settings, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, focus modes, lens choice, flash modes, image editing, printing, camera accessories, camera care, and more…
Hit the ground running with our guide to setting up your new SLR, including choosing the right exposure mode, choosing the right metering mode, setting the aperture and shutter speed, and picking the the focus and drive modes