Nikon Df vs D610 vs D800: 12 things to know about Nikon’s full frame cameras

    | News | 05/11/2013 11:56am
    Nikon Df vs D610 vs D800: 12 things to know about Nikon's full frame cameras

    The Nikon Df, the manufacturer’s brand new retro-styled DSLR, recalls the look and feel of classic Nikon film cameras, but how does it stack up against Nikon’s existing full-frame DSLRs? And how much do you pay for this blast from the past? Is it really a serious proposition for the modern digital photographer? There are so many questions, and we try to answer them in our Nikon Df vs D610 vs D800 comparison.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in November

    | Photography Tips | 01/11/2013 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in November

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in November 2013.

    This month our list covers fun projects like making otherworldly skies, bright still lifes, alternative autumn scenes and even turning the camera on photographers themselves, among many other fun and creative photography projects that are perfect for this time of year.

    8 flash photography mistakes every photographer makes

    | Photography Tips | 31/10/2013 00:01am
    How we set up our off-camera flash

    Automatic flash exposure systems make using flash easier than ever before, but there are some problems that crop-up on a regular basis. In the latest article in her series looking at some of the mistakes photographers make, our head of testing Angela Nicholson explains some of the classic flash photography mistakes and offers some of her best flash photography tips for avoiding them.

    Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 very different effects

    | Photography Tips | 30/10/2013 00:01am
    Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 different effects

    Tilt-shift photography is commonly misconstrued solely as producing miniature effects in your images. But tilt-shift photography is much more than producing toy towns. In this tutorial we show you six vastly different effects you can produce with the same tilt-shift lens.

    Learn Photography: classic tips and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    | Photography Tips | 21/10/2013 00:01am
    Learn Photography: classic tips, tricks and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    Learning photography isn’t a journey you should have to take alone. Below we’ve gathered some of our best photography tips, tricks and tutorials to help you learn photography fundamentals in all of the popular genres.

    10 classic posing mistakes every portrait photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 14/10/2013 00:01am
    3 stupidly simple lighting techniques that will transform your family portraits

    Continuing her series looking at some of the common mistakes photographers make across all genres, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the worst posing mistakes portrait photographers can make, and suggests how to avoid them.

    10 ways to drive photography snobs mad

    | News | 07/10/2013 00:01am
    10 ways to drive photography snobs mad

    If you’ve found yourself grinding your teeth listening to photography snobs droning on at length, then this article is for you. We’ve put together 10 ways to drive them crazy.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in October

    | Photography Tips | 01/10/2013 00:01am
    Creative Photo Ideas for October: 07 Shoot an urban montage

    Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and tips to inspire your photography in October 2013.

    32 things photographers say… and what they really mean

    | News | 30/09/2013 00:01am
    Final off camera flash tips from our professional photographer: using flash in sunlight

    Photography has a language all of its own; a rich mix of camera jargon, lens acronyms and technical buzzwords that can be an utterly baffling sea of noise to beginners. But, with the internet and all, it doesn’t take long to know your f-stops from your fill-flash, and be able to separate HDR, DOF and TTL.

    In this post we translate some of the common things photographers say and explain just what those photographers are trying to say. Just remember that our tongues were firmly in our cheeks when we put this together…

    Canon EOS Cameras: 100 things you never knew they could do

    | Photography Tips | 25/09/2013 00:01am
    Canon EOS Cameras: 100 things you never knew they could do

    Want to get more from your Canon EOS cameras? Whether you have three bodies or one – or even if you’re looking to purchase your first – these need-to-know tips are your ultimate Canon guide.

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