Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

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.

7 ways that photographers keep letting themselves down

Best ring flash for photographers: 5 top models tested and rated

Which of these photography mistakes are you making and what can you do about it?

Canon 5D Mark III: 5 quick tips to get more from your EOS camera

Canon EOS 5D Mark III tips

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…

8 creative things you can do with any camera

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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.

How to change a camera lens properly

How to change a camera lens

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.

How to get sharp photos when using a telephoto lens

How to get sharp photos when using a telephoto lens

In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to achieve sharp photos when shooting with a telephoto lens.

How to capture pictures of birds of prey

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Forget sports, if you want a real test in action photography try shooting pictures of birds of prey in flight.

8 reasons your photos still look like snapshots

Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

No photographer started creating magic the minute they picked up a camera. It can take months or years of work until you’re completely happy with the pictures you take. But there are some steps you can take today to stop your photos looking like snapshots. Here are some suggestions…

Long exposure photography: how to set up your camera for perfect exposures

Long exposure photography: how to set up your camera for perfect exposures

In low light conditions or for creative effect, make better use of long exposure photography to extend your photographic boundaries

Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

Camera exposure tricks: the quickest way to rescue over- and under-exposure

Do your images turn out too dark or too light? We show you the quickest and easiest way to put them right… using your camera’s exposure compensation feature.