How to use a Wi-Fi-enabled DSLR with Nikon’s WMU app

How to use a Wi-Fi-enabled DSLR with Nikon's WMU app

Nikon’s WMU app is handy in all sorts of situations. In this tutorial we explain how to use it in combination with your Wi-Fi-enabled DSLR.

Best camera settings for window-lit portraits

As our series of pre-shot checklists continues we take a look at some of the best camera settings for window-lit portraits.

3 photos made easier by a tripod and remote release

3 photos made easier by a tripod and remote release

A sturdy tripod helps you stay steady. Coupled with a remote release, your shots will be as sharp as possible. Here are three types of common photographic subjects that are easier captured with a tripod and a remote release.

Best camera settings for long-exposure landscapes

Best camera settings for long-exposure landscapes

If you’re planning to capture the sunrise or sunset, you don’t want to waste any of your time on location messing around with camera settings. In the latest post in our series of pre-shoot checklists we suggest some of the best camera settings for long-exposure landscapes.

6 white balance mistakes photographers make (and how to avoid them)

6 white balance mistakes photographers make (and how to avoid them)

A camera’s white balance is designed to help you produce images that have colours that match those you saw at the time of the shoot. Get it wrong and your images will look flat and lifeless, or even worse have a horrible colourcast, get it right and you’re a happy bunny.

Let’s take a look at some of the mistakes that photographers make regularly with white balance.

When to use white balance presets: 3 situations where AWB will fail you

When to use white balance presets: 3 situations where AWB will fail you

Master the white balance settings on your camera with this quick guide to knowing when to use one of its white balance presets…

150 photography tips for planning, composing, focusing and exposing images

150 photography tips for planning, composing, exposing and focusing images

To help you get the most from your photography time, we’ve come up with our list of the top 150 photography tips and techniques to help you get better images. You’ll find all you need to know here, from the basics of setting up your camera and planning your shoot, to how to achieve well-exposed and sharp shots with the minimum of fuss.

Manual focus for the 21st century: live view, electronic viewfinders and focus peaking explained

How to use Manual Focus

Thankfully a few recent advances in technology can make accurate manual focusing of your camera a bit easier than it used to be. Our head of testing explains all…

35 things photographers do wrong (and how to stop doing them)

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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.

Digital camera effects from A-Z

Digital camera effects from A-Z

26 digital camera effects and techniques to help you get more creative with your DSLR. From abstracts to zoom bursts, there’s sure to be an in-camera effect you’ll want to try. Photoshop is great for enhancing and adding effects to your images, but nothing beats capturing it all in-camera in the first place. With that… Continue reading