Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet)

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 05/03/2014 10:19am
    Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet)

    The key to choosing the best camera settings for sunsets is to make sure you capture the sunset’s colours as they are, not how the camera ‘thinks’ they should be.

    In our photography cheat sheet we’ve provided some of the ideal settings for sunsets. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over!

    6 camera settings photographers always get wrong (and how to get it right)

    | Photography Tips | 02/03/2014 00:01am
    Set up your camera for informal, candid photography: best camera settings

    Want to avoid some of the more common mistakes made by photographers? Here are 6 camera settings that many get wrong along with some advice on how to get it right.

    What is aperture: everything you need to know about controlling light creatively

    | Photography for Beginners | 27/02/2014 00:01am
    What is aperture: everything you need to know about controlling light creatively

    What is aperture in photography? Controlling the amount of light that hits your camera’s sensor isn’t the only role of that big hole in your lens. It also enables you to get creative with depth of field.

    In this tutorial we’ll not only answer the question of ‘What is aperture’; we’ll show you how to use your camera’s aperture to start getting creative with light.

    Best camera settings for indoor still life photography

    | Photography Tips | 26/02/2014 11:21am
    Best camera settings for indoor still life photography

    Is your still life photography suffering from poor exposure or dodgy colour casts? Our tip card offers some of the best camera settings for indoor still life photography. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over!

    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: learn basic TTL flash techniques

    | Photography Tips | 24/02/2014 00:01am
    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: learn basic TTL flash techniques

    As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we introduce you to several basic TTL flash techniques that can transform your images.

    What is ISO: camera sensitivity settings (and the best ways to use them)

    | Photography for Beginners | 19/02/2014 00:01am
    What is ISO: understanding your camera's sensitivity settings (and the best ways to use them)

    What is ISO? Discover how your camera’s sensitivity to light is measured and when you should increase your camera’s ISO setting.

    Focus and focal length: the true benefits of using a DSLR

    | Photography for Beginners | 18/02/2014 12:34pm
    Focus and focal length: the true benefits of using a DSLR

    Using a DSLR offers a number of unique advantages over compact cameras and smartphones – chief of which is their ability to change lenses. In this quick beginner’s guide we’ll explain some of the key benefits a DSLR offers in terms of focus and focal lengths.

    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: how to position your subject in the frame

    | Photography Tips | 17/02/2014 00:01am
    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: how to position your subject in the frame

    As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we show you how to position your subject within the frame and make the best use of the space.

    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: ways to cope with high-contrast lighting

    | Photography for Beginners | 10/02/2014 00:01am
    10 camera techniques to master in 2014: how to cope with high-contrast lighting

    As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we show you how to deal with high-contrast lighting and capture the maximum range of tones.

    Program Mode Explained: how to creatively shift aperture and shutter speed

    | Photography for Beginners | 06/02/2014 00:01am
    Program Mode Explained: how to shift aperture and shutter speed for more creative images

    In this guide to your camera’s Program Mode – or P Mode – we’ll answer many of the common questions about what it is and how it works, as well as show you how to get more creative results by shifting the aperture and shutter speed.

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