If you’re new to photography or if you’ve just upgraded to a new camera – perhaps you’ve bought yourself one in the sales – and taking your first pictures with a camera that gives you more control, you’re probably feeling conflicting emotions. On one hand you’re probably itching to get shooting some of the many picture opportunities that abound at Christmas, but on the other feeling a bit daunted and unsure about what to photograph.
Do you sometimes get blurred photos from your DSLR but don’t know why? The chances are it’s not the camera – it’s you! Here are the 10 most common reasons.
In this tutorial we explain how to use your the autofocus points on your DSLR to suit your subject and aid your composition.
Find out how going back to basics can help you take full control of your photography as we explain everything you need to know about shooting in Manual mode.
What is an LCD screen and why is it an important part of your camera? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about some of the technology and equipment.
In our latest layman’s guide we answer some of the most common questions photographers have about LCD screens and how to use them.
When framing a photograph, it’s not just the focal length that matters. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to choose the optimum angle of view for your scene, as well as explain how to choose the right lenses and the difference between angle of view vs field of view.
Which of these photography mistakes are you making and what can you do about it?
Are you in love with your EOS camera but stuck in the same features and modes? We asked our friends at our sister title, the Canon magazine PhotoPlus, to list their best tips for getting more from the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, and they did not disappoint…
Having a basic compact camera doesn’t mean that you can’t take great photos or use advanced techniques. In their latest guest post, the team at Photoventure shares 8 things that you can do with whatever camera you’re carrying.
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.