Which metering mode should you use?

    | Photography for Beginners | 27/07/2014 00:01am
    Which metering mode should you use? The simplest guide yet

    In this quick guide we explain how metering modes work, and how to select the best one for the job at hand.

    26 of our most popular photography cheat sheets

    | Photography Tips | 25/07/2014 12:12pm
    26 of our most popular photography cheat sheets

    Many of you have browsed and shared our growing number of photography cheat sheets, and some of you have even gotten in touch to let us know how much you enjoy them. Here are 26 of our most popular infographics all in one place!

    7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    | Photography Tips | 22/07/2014 00:01am
    7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

    Modern cameras generally have superb autofocusing systems that can get the vast majority of subjects sharp in a jiffy, but they’re not 100% foolproof. Let’s take a look at some of the most common focusing problems and how to tackle them.

    A layman’s guide to battery grips

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 20/07/2014 00:01am
    A layman's guide to using battery grips

    In our latest layman’s guide to fundamental gear we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about battery grips.

    7 best cameras for overall AF performance

    | News | 19/07/2014 00:01am
    How to configure your autofocus: step 2

    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.

    Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes?

    | Photography Tips | 09/07/2014 00:01am
    Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes (and when should you use them)?

    What are Nikon’s matrix, centre-weighted and spot metering modes (and when should you use them)? In this quick tutorial written by our friends at the Nikon magazine N-Photo you’ll find out everything you need to know about Nikon metering patterns.

    6 things you didn’t know about focusing, but probably should

    | Photography Tips | 05/07/2014 00:01am
    How to set up your macro water drop scene: live view focusing

    How well do you know your digital camera’s focusing system? Here are some focusing facts that may surprise you

    Sharing photos online: what image size and quality should you use?

    | Photography Tips | 30/06/2014 00:01am
    What is the best file quality and size for sharing photos online: step 2

    In this quick tutorial we’ll explain the best image size and quality for photographers who simply want to send email attachments or share photos online.

    Active D-Lighting: how to make your Nikon capture more detail in shadows and highlights

    | Photography Tips | 26/06/2014 00:01am
    Active D-Lighting: how to make your Nikon capture more detail in shadows and highlights

    There is no shortage of Nikon-specific tips and tricks out there, but one of the most useful tools you’ll find on your Nikon DSLR is its Active D-Lighting feature.

    Our sister publication, the Nikon magazine N-Photo, recently put together this simple guide on how to use Active D-Lighting to capture more detail in the shadows and highlights of your scenes.

    6 things you didn’t know about using apertures, but probably should

    | Photography Tips | 21/06/2014 00:01am
    6 things you didn't know about aperture, but probably should

    One of the first things we learn when we start taking photography seriously is that ‘aperture’ controls depth of field… but there’s more to it than that.

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