In today’s world of responsive technology, shooting successful imagery has never been easier. It’s hard to believe that not so long ago, a jostling Fleet Street photographer would have had no choice but to focus camera manually in the photo scrum, as would sports photographers. Can you imagine tracking a fast-moving tennis pro without lightning-quick… Continue reading
Digital SLR cameras are the preferred tool of most professional photographers and they’re the first choice of camera for most enthusiast camera for decades, but what is a digital SLR, how do they work and why are they so popular? Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson explains all you need to know.
In their latest guest post the team at Photoventure have collected a set of ten tips that can help you take your photography to the next level. Or help you stop making the odd mistake…
Using manual mode can be slow and fiddly. So in this tutorial we ask the question: is manual mode still relevant to the digital photographer?
Learn how to master exposure in photography and get pictures with punch by balancing aperture, shutter speed and ISO.
Every photographer aspires to shoot professional-looking images, and in this in-depth tutorial we reveale the recipe that makes up all good outdoor portrait photography, offering expert photography tips on everything you need to know about this subject, from composition and kit to camera tips, flash techniques and more. We’ll start by covering the equipment you’ll… Continue reading
A major bonus of fast lenses is that they allow you to use faster shutter speeds in low light, fending off the problems of both camera shake and motion blur, the latter of which can’t be fixed with any amount of optical image stabilisation.
If you think a cursory read of your camera manual is all you need to know, then think again. There are many hidden power features inside that you often forget are there, and when somebody points them out it’s something of a revelation. With this in mind here is a reminder of some must-know camera tips and not-necessarily-obvious time savers and tweaks….
Here’s a selection of settings that portrait photographers can get wrong – and how to go about fixing them.
The joy of digital photography is that it’s a lot cheaper to learn from common mistakes… provided you know that they’re mistakes in the first place.