10 reasons your photos are blurry (and what you can do about it)

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Do you sometimes get blurred photos from your DSLR but don’t know why? The chances are it’s not the camera – it’s you! Here are the 10 most common reasons.

​Autofocus points explained: how to suit your subject and aid composition

How to use the autofocus points on your DSLR: step 3

In this tutorial we explain how to use your the autofocus points on your DSLR to suit your subject and aid your composition.

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Knowing how to calculate hyperfocal distance isn’t actually as complex as its technical name implies, but mastering this important photography technique can make all the difference to your photography. Here we answer all of the common questions photographers have about hyperfocal focusing.

4 ways Live View can improve your photography

How to use Live View more effectively: landscapes

Your camera’s Live View feature is a powerful tool, and in this tutorial we show you how using it can improve your photography.

How to focus a portrait: get pin-sharp eyes in 3 easy steps

How to focus a portrait: 02 Select the focus point

Learn how to focus a portrait and capture pin-sharp eyes with our simple step-by-step tutorial and expert camera focusing techniques.

7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

Modern cameras generally have superb autofocusing systems that can get the vast majority of subjects sharp in a jiffy, but they’re not 100% foolproof. Let’s take a look at some of the most common focusing problems and how to tackle them.

7 best cameras for overall AF performance

How to configure your autofocus: step 2

Some old-school photographers may tell you that you don’t need an autofocus (AF) system in a camera, but there are few that will dispute that a good one can make life much easier – especially if your vision is less than 20:20. We look at some of the best AF systems out there.

6 things you didn’t know about focusing, but probably should

How to set up your macro water drop scene: live view focusing

How well do you know your digital camera’s focusing system? Here are some focusing facts that may surprise you

Camera lenses: 8 questions you’ve been dying to ask other photographers

Camera lenses: 8 questions you've been dying to ask other photographers

Learn more about how camera lenses work and how to fix common problems with this detailed primer.

Pre-focus vs tracking: when and how to use each technique

Pre-focus vs tracking - how to capture moving subjects with confidence: step 3

Getting sharp photos of moving subjects is a tricky skill to master, but knowing which technique to use for which subject will help improve your hit-rate…