Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

    | Night, Photography Tips | 17/11/2013 12:00pm
    Best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight

    Do you struggle with colour rendition and sharpness when shooting in low light? In this quick guide we run through some of the best camera settings for taking pictures at twilight.

    Autofocus point options: what subjects should each be used with?

    | Photography Tips | 17/11/2013 00:01am
    Autofocus point options: what subjects should each be used with?

    Your DSLR offers a variety of autofocus points, which can be used in different ways. But which focus points should you use, and when? Our cheat sheet explains all.

    Camera metering techniques: how to get the best image quality from your DSLR

    | Photography Tips | 14/11/2013 00:01am
    Camera metering techniques: how to get the best image quality from your camera

    When it comes to getting the best image quality from your camera, metering is one of the most crucial ingredients. In this tutorial we explain a series of camera metering techniques designed to give you the most accurate exposure possible.

    Exposure Bracketing: how to do it manually and how your AEB can help

    | Photography Tips | 13/11/2013 12:33pm
    Exposure Bracketing: how to do it manually and how your AEB button can help

    If you’re struggling to get well-exposed images in mixed light, try these simple exposure bracketing techniques to help preserve shadow and highlight detail. In this post we show you how to bracket both manually and using your cameras Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) feature.

    Beginner photography tips: common problems with focus and sharpness

    | Photography for Beginners | 11/11/2013 00:01am
    Beginner photography tips for getting sharp images: set a higher ISO

    In our latest Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at some of the most common problems that plague new photographers and explain some simple methods and jargon-free beginner photography tips for avoiding them. This week we turn our attention to focusing and maintaining sharp images.

    How to focus a camera: set your AF mode, stay sharp and when to use manual

    | Photography for Beginners | 05/11/2013 00:01am
    How to focus a camera: set your AF mode, stay sharp and when to use manual

    In this quick guide on how to focus a camera we answer all of the common questions many photographers have about setting the right AF mode and when to use manual focus.

    Beginner photography tips: common mistakes with exposure and colour

    | Photography for Beginners | 04/11/2013 00:01am
    Beginner photography tips: common mistakes with exposure and colour

    In our latest Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at some of the most common problems that plague new photographers and explain some simple methods and jargon-free beginner photography tips for avoiding them. This week we turn our attention to exposure and colour, and investigate some of the reasons why your pictures might not look the way you want them to.

    Beginner photography tips: the most common mistakes and how to avoid them

    | Photography for Beginners | 28/10/2013 00:01am
    Beginner photography mistakes (and how to avoid them): take control of your DSLR

    In our latest Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at some of the most common beginner photography problems and explain some simple methods to avoid them.

    Exposure compensation: how your meter gets it wrong and what you can do about it

    | Photography Tips | 23/10/2013 11:58am
    Exposure compensation: why your camera's meter sometimes gets it wrong (and what you can do about it)

    Your camera’s metering system is a powerful and intelligent tool. But it doesn’t always get it right. In our latest photography cheat sheet we reveal how your camera can be easily fooled and explain how your exposure compensation function can rescue your images.

    Shooting raw format photos: 8 questions every beginner wants answered

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 22/10/2013 11:15am
    Shooting raw format photos: 8 questions every beginner wants answered

    Shooting raw format photos means fewer pictures on your card and more time spent editing your images. So why do nearly all pros do it? Below find answers to 8 common questions every beginner has about shooting raw format.

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