Digital camera tips: how to clean a camera lens

<Camera lens cleaning – so much more fun than sensor cleaning… In this tutorial, we'll show you the lens cleaning kit you need and how to clean a lens properly

How to correct white balance in Adobe Camera Raw

Use the ACR editor to tweak your photos for improved white balance, tones and exposure Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll discover how to… Continue reading

How to create a collage in Photoshop Elements

Combine multiple photographs for one striking image to produce stunning works of art Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this tutorial you’ll find out how to build… Continue reading

Improve landscape photography with tone and colour

Give your landscape photographs an overhaul using adjustment layers Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video tutorial you’ll discover how to improve the look of your… Continue reading

What is a histogram: how to prevent poor exposures

Digital camera tips - histogram - good exposure

What is a histogram and why do I need to use one? Histograms can be your biggest asset once you get your head round what they are. In this primer we explain how to use your camera histogram to get the best exposure

Your camera histogram is a much more accurate way of judging whether a shot needs a bit more, or less, exposure. But it’s not just used for judging exposure: the shape and position of the histogram’s graph can also tell you about the contrast of the lighting in a scene. Below we’ve tackled some of the frequently asked questions about histograms to get you started using these helpful graphs to avoid poor exposures.

Camera tips for cold weather photography

Heading out to photograph winter with your digital SLR? Find out how to protect your camera from the cold with these 10 essential DSLR tips… Digital SLRs don’t need regular maintenance. A professional camera that takes thousands of shots a week might benefit from annual servicing, but generally speaking, you can expect to use your… Continue reading