NEF file types and sizes: what effect do bit depth and compression have on raw files?

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 05/06/2014 10:50am
    NEF file types and sizes: what effect do bit depth and compression have on raw files?

    Nikon DSLRs can create more than one type of NEF file. In this quick tutorial our friends at the Nikon magazine N-Photo explain the effect bit depth and compression have on your Nikon raw files.

    6 ways to keep shooting in harsh light

    | Photography Tips | 31/05/2014 00:01am
    Photography tips: how to use a reflector

    We often say that it’s best to avoid shooting in harsh midday sunlight, but sometimes it’s unavoidable and your lunch-break may be the only time you have in your busy schedule to take a few shots. Let’s take a look at a few ways of working in harsh light.

    Backlighting subjects: 4 advanced tips for dramatically lit photos

    | Photography Tips | 30/05/2014 00:01am
    Backlighting subjects: 4 advanced tips for producing dramatic photos

    Backlighting is one of the most attractive forms of lighting for photography but it can present a big challenge, not least when it comes to exposure.

    How to take an exposure reading on your digital camera

    | Photography for Beginners | 27/05/2014 00:01am
    How to nail exposure with spot metering in tricking conditions: Step 1

    Even for experienced photographers, the subject of metering and how to take an exposure reading can be confusing, but the basics are easy to get to grips with…

    10 easy ways to make your photos look more professional

    | Photography Tips | 24/05/2014 00:01am

    Once you’ve got a firm grip on composition and exposure you’re well on your way to taking professional-looking images. Here are 10 easy ways to help take your photography to the next level.

    Pre-focus vs tracking: when and how to use each technique

    | Photography Tips | 21/05/2014 00:01am
    Pre-focus vs tracking - how to capture moving subjects with confidence: step 3

    Getting sharp photos of moving subjects is a tricky skill to master, but knowing which technique to use for which subject will help improve your hit-rate…

    Seascape photography: how to shoot smooth stormy seas

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 19/05/2014 00:01am
    Seascape photography 05

    Learn how to take dreamy seascape photography with our simple tutorial

    Nikon GPS cameras: how to add location data to your photos

    | Photography Tips | 18/05/2014 00:01am
    GPS equipped cameras 01

    Whether built-in or with an accessory, GPS equipped cameras can help you pinpoint where your photos are taken. In this tutorial we explain how to use this functionality.

    6 clever ways to get better lighting from your camera’s pop-up flash

    | Photography Tips | 17/05/2014 00:01am
    Built-in flash

    Most entry- and enthusiast-level cameras come with a pop-up flash, which though not especially powerful, can come in very handy. In this tutorial we’ll show you six built in flash techniques than can help you get the better results from this often overlooked and somewhat maligned feature.

    Spring pictures: how to set up your camera for seasonal close-ups

    | Macro, Photography Tips | 16/05/2014 00:01am
    Spring pictures: how to set up your camera for seasonal close-ups

    In this tutorial we show you how to set up your camera using macro focusing and depth of field to perfect your macro photography