How to change a camera lens properly

How to change a camera lens

A major benefit of using a DSLR is that you can choose from a variety of lenses suited to particular photographic situations, but knowing how to change a camera lens safely to avoid damaging your lens or the inside of your camera is one of the first photography tips for beginners that one should learn.

How to get sharp photos when using a telephoto lens

How to get sharp photos when using a telephoto lens

In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to achieve sharp photos when shooting with a telephoto lens.

How to capture pictures of birds of prey

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Forget sports, if you want a real test in action photography try shooting pictures of birds of prey in flight.

8 reasons your photos still look like snapshots

Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

No photographer started creating magic the minute they picked up a camera. It can take months or years of work until you’re completely happy with the pictures you take. But there are some steps you can take today to stop your photos looking like snapshots. Here are some suggestions…

Long exposure photography: how to set up your camera for perfect exposures

Long exposure photography: how to set up your camera for perfect exposures

In low light conditions or for creative effect, make better use of long exposure photography to extend your photographic boundaries

Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

Do your images turn out too dark or too light? We show you the quickest and easiest way to put them right… using your camera’s exposure compensation feature.

Live View: 7 Do’s and 3 absolute Don’ts every photographer should remember

Live View: 7 Do's and 3 absolute Don'ts every photographer should remember

Knowing when to press the Live View button – and when to avoid it – will help produce better results, and in this quick guide we’ve spelled 10 important points every photographer should remember.

A layman’s guide to Live View on a DSLR

How to meter in Live View on your Nikon DSLR

If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the basic technology and equipment. There are a number of things you need to consider when using Live View on a DSLR, and in our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the common questions about when (and when not) to use Live View.

10 pro tips you can use in any genre of photography

The Inverse Square Law: what it means for photographers

It doesn’t matter whether you like to shoot landscapes, portraits or still life photography, these ten tips from our guest bloggers at Photoventure will help you improve your images time and time again.

6 pro tips for making DSLR videos you’d actually want to share!

6 pro tips for making DSLR videos you'd actually want to share!

Follow the easy steps and pro tricks in our tutorial and you’ll be recording better DSLR videos in no time!