The step up from a compact camera to one that allows you to changes lenses can be quite daunting, but it’s also a move towards taking better images. Our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, has compiled a list of the most common lens errors photographers make and some advice about how to avoid them.
Tired of taking bad pictures? Find out how to fix photos in-camera with our simple advice for curing your exposure and focusing headaches. We offer solutions for some of the most common photography problems photographers face. So read on to soothe your burning photo composition and colour complaints!
Shooting anything up close requires incredible patience and extreme precision. If your close-up photography isn’t sharp then you’re not only wasting pictures, but you’ve wasted hours of your time. In this in-depth tutorial we’ll show you how to use one of the most amazing Photoshop effects macro and close-up photographers can use: focus stacking.
Below we’ll show you step-by-step how to extend depth of field when shooting close-up by shifting your point of focus in multiple images,w which you’ll later stitch together so you can produce images that are sharp throughout the frame.
Getting sharp photos is one of the fundamental goals in photography. If your images aren’t as sharp as you’d like, take a look at our ten-point guide to work out where you’re going wrong and how to get it right next time.
What’s the difference between ultrasonic motor and ring-type autofocus, and how can you tell which is which? The answer is surprisingly simple. Click to find out everything you need to know.
Improve focusing and remove distracting lens distortion from your images with these three tips for getting more precise focus and professional-looking photos.
What is hyperfocal distance? Before the introduction of autofocus cameras, the use of ‘hyperfocal distance’ was a popular focus technique used by photographers – and it’s still one of the really neat camera tricks for times when your camera struggles to autofocus in difficult lighting conditions.
Using autofocus correctly can solve a great number of the common photography problems you face on a daily basis. But easier said than done, right? Behold the bible on AF points!
In this tutorial we’ll show you everything you need to know to take control of your AF points and nail focus every time you shoot.
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.
Taking sharp images is the goal of any photographer. In Part 2 of her two-part series, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, explains some of the best ways photographers have found to get their pictures ultra-sharp.