Canon 40D: tips for using your digital camera

Canon 40D: tips for using your digital camera

So you think you know how to use your Canon 40D? Like many of us, you may have a DSLR or compact system camera but tend to use only a handful of your its features. Use these camera tips to learn how to get more from your Canon 40D so you can start using your DSLR to its full potential.

Canon 550D: tips for using your digital camera

Canon 550D: tips for using your digital camera

So you think you know how to use your Canon 550D? Like many of us, you may have a DSLR or compact system camera but tend to use only a handful of your its features. Use these camera tips to learn how to get more from your Canon 550D so you can start using your DSLR to its full potential.

Canon EOS-1D X Review: find out how our experts scored Canon’s latest pro DSLR

Canon EOS 1DX review

The Canon EOS 1DX boasts 18 megapixels, 61 AF points and shoots at 12fps. But is it worth all the hype and expense? Our testing team puts Canon’s latest professional DSLR through its paces.

Canon EOS 50D: tips for using your digital camera

Canon EOS 50D: tips for using your digital camera

Are you in love with your camera but stuck in the same features and modes? As part of a new series on Digital Camera World, each weekend we’ll profile a new camera, tips for using it new ways, hidden functions you might not have known about and pictures illustrating how to do it all. Some cameras may be current models, some may be classics and others may be long out of date, but a classic to those who still use them.

Sound good? Good. Now let’s take a closer look at the Canon EOS 50D…

49 seriously good Canon DSLR tips, tricks, time savers and shortcuts

49 seriously good Canon DSLR tips, tricks, time savers and shortcuts

To help you get to the grips with your EOS camera and all the great technology therein, we’ve put together 49 essential Canon DSLR tips and tricks specifically for getting more efficient use from your Canon EOS camera.

From basic stuff, like how to shoot in raw, through to advanced shortcuts aimed at pros, you’ll find everything you need to take better shots faster, which was the whole point of buying a Canon DSLR in the first place…

5 must-have menu tweaks for Canon users

Canon DSLR menu settings: Live View

For those who have a Canon camera that offers My Menu or Exposure dial custom modes, your homework this month is to set them up in a way that they’re useful to you. If you don’t have these options, go through your menu options and Custom Functions. Here are five we think everyone should set…

Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i may cause allergic reactions

Canon EOS 650D: front view

Some models of the recently announced Canon EOS 650D / EOS Rebel T4i may cause an allergic reaction in some photographers due to an abnormality in the new Canon DSLR’s rubber grip.

Canon beefs up EOS 7D features with new firmware

Canon 7D: tips for using your digital camera

Canon has released a firmware upgrade which adds editing controls to the EOS 7D ‘semi-pro’ DSLR.

A number of other new features have been added via the firmware upgrade, including a higher maximum raw shooting burst rate, user-definable Auto ISO and support for the latest GPS receiver.

How to set your in-camera sharpening

How to set your in-camera sharpening

The easy option for digital sharpening is to ramp up the in-camera sharpening setting. However, some shots need more sharpening than others, and if you apply too much then image quality can fall. Digital sharpening isn’t applied to RAW files, but if you shoot JPEGs, any in-camera sharpening is permanent.

Canon 650D: has Canon revealed its mirrorless technology?

Canon EOS 650D: front view

The Canon EOS 650D/Rebel 4Ti debuts a couple of new technologies for Canon that could be used in a mirrorless compact system camera (CSC).

For a start, the EOS 650D is Canon’s first DSLR to feature full-time autofocusing in Live View and video mode. Both of these modes require the reflex mirror to be lifted out of the way, so the camera in effect emulates a mirrorless model.