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    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.

    8 camera features they make you think you need, but you really don’t

    | Photography for Beginners | 18/06/2014 00:01am
    Nikon J2 features: what's new on the latest Nikon 1 camera

    What is an essential camera feature and what is just a camera gimmick? Everyone will hold a different opinion, but here’s our list of some unnecessary features which you can probably do without.

    6 exposure tricks for coping with awkward subjects

    | Photography Tips | 11/06/2014 00:01am
    6 exposure tricks for coping with awkward subjects

    There’s no one ‘right’ way to use your camera’s exposure system, but here are some strategies we like to use when working with challenging subjects and conditions.

    Best camera settings for shooting handheld

    | Night, Photography Tips | 08/06/2014 00:01am
    Best camera settings for shooting handheld (free cheat sheet)

    In our new cheat sheet we suggest some of the best camera settings for to use to give yourself the best advantage shooting handheld. Remember, these are just a starting point. Master these and from there you can exploring your creativity!

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