The right way to set up your camera

    | Photography for Beginners | 04/04/2012 12:00pm
    Best camera settings: how to set up your DSLR

    DSLRs enable you to take much more creative photos. But this extra functionality does require you to spend a bit more time getting to know your camera settings. This can be frustrating if you’re keen to get shooting, but it’s the only way to ensure your camera’s set up properly for the best results.

    To help you get started on your journey, here are the key things you should know about how to dial in the best camera settings for your DSLR.

    Set up your camera

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:16am
    Set up your camera

    Hit the ground running with our guide to setting up your new SLR, including choosing the right exposure mode, choosing the right metering mode, setting the aperture and shutter speed, and picking the the focus and drive modes

    Focus modes explained

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:05am
    Focus modes explained

    Focus and drive settings are often overlooked by photographers, but they are essential for coping with challenging situations