DIY Photography Hacks: make an AF micro adjustment for precise focus

DIY Photography Hacks: make an AF micro adjustment for precise focus

Are your lenses focusing where they should? In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to make an AF micro adjustment to get spot-on autofocus with any camera-lens combination.

DSLR Tips: the best settings for preserving detail in any situation

How to use lighting optimisation to rescue detail in any shooting situation: Strong setting

Tired of losing detail in high-contrast conditions? Try these DSLR tips and learn how to use your camera’s lighting optimisation feature for preserving that detail in any situation you may find yourself.

Night Sky Photography: pro secrets for stunning moonlight landscapes

Night Sky Photography: pro secrets for stunning moonlight landscapes

You may think it seems counter-intuitive to shoot landscapes once the sun has disappeared and light levels drop, but night sky photography actually has a special quality that brings a completely new dimension to your images. Find out what secrets the pros use to take stunning moonlit landscapes.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: family portrait ideas you’ll treasure forever

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: family portrait ideas you'll treasure forever

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our pro suggests some simple family portrait ideas and portrait photography tips that can liven up your group photos to give you more dynamic images, whether it’s your own family portrait photography or a client’s.

Best digital camera features for low-light photography: all the specs you need

The best digital camera features for low-light photography: specs you need to have

If you shoot low light photography, not just any camera will do. We compile the key digital camera features you need for shooting effective night photography.

100 Nikon DSLR tips you need to know right now

100 Nikon DSLR tips you need to know right now

Tired of only knowing what half of the buttons and menu options on your Nikon DSLR actually do? Our friends at NPhoto just concluded their exhaustive series on 100 need-to-know Nikon DSLR tips. We’re fairly certain that by the time you read this list you will know your Nikon camera inside and out – and many of these camera tips will be relevant for you even if you’re loyalty lies with another brand. Have a look and see what you discover about your Nikon DSLR. We think you’ll be surprised!

7 reasons you should ditch raw format files and shoot JPEGs

7 reasons you should ditch raw format files and shoot JPEGs

And so this is Christmas. And while most of you are busy with your families and egg nog (does anyone actually drink that?) and of course your fancy new cameras and generally not paying attention to what a photography blog is posting, we thought we would make a special Raw Tuesday post that goes against all convention, defies every rule every photographer has ever thrown at you and calls into question the very core and essence of this popular series.

Today we’re going to hide in plain sight and tell you what others won’t: 7 reasons why you should ditch raw format and start shooting JPEGs.

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: child photography without complication

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: child photography without the complication

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our pro helps our apprentice shed the complexity that comes with child photography and suggests a simple outdoor portrait photography setup anyone can use to take pro-quality pictures of children.

Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

In this post we answer the 7 key questions you should ask yourself before buying new lenses. We also include our new photography cheat sheet, which breaks down some of the key features to look for in new lenses.

Christmas food photography: tips for taking mouth-watering images this season

Christmas food photography: tips for taking mouth-watering images this season

Feeling festive with less than a week to go to Christmas? Our Christmas food photography tips offer some fun photo ideas for delicious images this holiday season…