How to set up a camera for the first time: 11 things you need to do first

    | Photography for Beginners | 25/12/2013 00:01am
    How to set up a camera for the first time: 11 settings to get you started right

    If you’re new to photography and are lucky enough to have been given a camera for Christmas, or perhaps you’ve bought one in the sales, you may need a few tips on how to set up a camera for the first time. Our head of testing Angela Nicholson is on hand with all the information you need.

    9 creative photo ideas to try in December

    | Photography Tips | 01/12/2013 00:01am
    9 creative photo ideas to try in December 2013

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

    10 family portrait photography mistakes every photographer makes

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 27/11/2013 00:01am
    Family photo ideas: make a striking family portrait from individual faces in profile

    We are fast approaching the festive season which usually brings plenty of opportunity to take a few family portraits. In the latest instalment of her ongoing series looking at some of the common mistakes photographers make, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, explains some of the most common family portrait photography mistakes that photographers make and offers some advice about getting it right.

    Portrait editing: simple tricks to add a touch of class to your people pictures

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 20/11/2013 00:01am
    Portrait editing: simple tricks to add a touch of class to your people pictures

    Perfect your people pictures and flatter your subjects with these simple portrait editing tricks.

    Nikon Df vs Sony A7R: which full-frame camera should you buy?

    | News | 19/11/2013 00:01am
    Nikon Df vs Sony A7R: which full-frame camera should you buy?

    Released within weeks of each other, the Nikon Df and Sony A7R offer their own unique selling points for photographers. But which full-frame camera is the better buy? Find out in our Nikon Df vs Sony A7R comparison.

    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.

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